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Washington Bird Club hosts a Fun Feathered Day

Bird Lovers Social Club sponsors an avian education and awareness event

By Crystal Apilado

Courtesy the Bird Lovers Social Club
The Bird Lovers Social Club is a parrot educational club based in the Renton, Washington area. 

Fun Feathered Day, an event to promote avian education and awareness, takes place Saturday, June 2, 2007 at Dimmitt Middle School in Seattle, Washington. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

One of the featured events scheduled is “Meet the Parrots”, a photo opportunity with rare bird species, including a  Major Mitchell’s cockatoo, Illiger’s macaw, slender-billed conure, black-capped lory, hyacinth macaw and a hawk-headed parrot. Other events include face painting, hands-on parrot education, the Feather Fantasy shopping fair and a raffle.

The Fun Feathered Day’s featured speakers list includes topics from baby bird development, training your bird to fly, nutrition, enrichment and foraging ideas, training techniques, conservation and other parrot-related topics.

Courtesy Susan Mendez, California
The hawk-headed parrot is just one of the rare parrot species that will be at Fun Feathered Day.  

Event coordinators ask that you please leave your pets at home, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Bird Lovers Social Club is a parrot educational club based in the Renton, Washington area. Its mission is to bring awareness and education to parrot owners in the community. Julie Corwin, the club’s president, said that club members bring first-hand info from a bird owner’s experience. Their meetings focus on parrot education including information on specific bird species’ needs to how to care for special-needs birds. 

For more information contact Julie at 206-772-1730 or E-mail.

Posted: May 30, 2007, 5 a.m. EST

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Sounds like fun!
colleen, whiting, NJ
Posted: 3/17/2012 6:47:28 PM
great idea!
Dee, Sandy Valley, NV
Posted: 2/4/2010 8:41:24 AM
thats cool!
crystal, mililani, HI
Posted: 5/31/2008 11:55:35 AM
i think they should have information things for kids!
crystal, mililani, HI
Posted: 5/20/2008 12:50:43 PM
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