The Phoenix Landing Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit all-volunteer organization. It was established to promote and protect the welfare of parrots, especially those with an extensive lifespan. Increasingly, these intelligent and beautiful birds are becoming household companions. Meanwhile, their native rain forests and deserts are being rapidly consumed for use by people. As guardians of our pets, and growing consumers of the land, it is our responsibility to provide care and help for parrots -- both in domesticity and in the wild. Phoenix Landing provides for parrots in need and acts as advocates for those without protection.
The need for having organizations, foster homes and support systems for relinquished and abandoned parrots is a new one. With proper nutrition parrots are readily breeding and living longer. Veterinary care has also made tremendous strides. The problem is that many things can happen in a now much longer life of the captive bred parrot. Who knows what the next fifty years hold and whether or not those years will pose no challenges to living with a parrot. Sometimes, … more