Bird highlights include:
- WINGS of the World Bird Show - The Birdman ®, Joe Krathwohl, has dedicated his life to the care and preservation of birds, especially the huge Andean Condors. Krathwohl operates a bird sanctuary where he rescues and rehabilitates birds of all kinds. Along with his conservation work, Joe also works closely with Las Vegas entertainers who feature birds in their productions to ensure that their feathered stars are well cared for and happy. He also supplies birds and animals for Hollywood TV Shows and feature films. Nancy Rouas will present colorful parrots, noble eagles, musical cockatoos, marvelous macaws, cranes, storks, and much more!
- Parrots from Around the World - Display of Parrots includes: Caique, Galah, Cockatiel, Conclurry, Derbyan, HawkHead, Lories, Major Mitchell, Parrotlet, Red Fronted. Meet the birds in person. Learn about their personalities, their care and more.
- Avian Nursery - See how baby birds are raised—from incubating eggs with rare birds, Brooders, baby cages, and more. Handfeeding demonstrations will take place throughout the day. LoryLeague.org is a fun group Promoting Lories as pets and in Aviculture. Learn more about these outstanding colorful birds, their diet requirements, personalities and more. Learn easy tips for keeping Lories as pets. Lories are great fun to watch their playful activities. Join us to be part of this exciting and active group.
- Food Prep for Lories - Learn what special requirements are needed for food for Lories, Low Iron requirements, protein sources and how to make food prep easy. Also learn recipes for optimum health and more.
- Walk Through Aviary - Enjoy seeing the birds playing and perching in a habitat you can enter, feed them treats, and learn about what is recommended in cages or aviaries. Bring your camera.
- Bird Show Hookbill Show - All parrots are eligible to be shown from Parakeets to Macaws. Show cages are not required. SPBE Judge Philip Feret will teach while judging as to how and why points and awards are given at shows. Shows are fun and educational. Enter your birds to participate, or come to watch and learn more about the birds and showing. See Janet and her top 2 parrots from Missouri! If birds are your thing, be sure to pick up some information about the SPBE.
For more information, visit www.PetExpoWA.org.