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National Bird Day

Saturday, January 05, 2013

National Bird Day


When: National Bird Day is celebrated on January 5th

National Bird Day was established by bird activists. It calls upon people to recognize the plight of captive birds. It also draws attention to exploitation of birds in the U.S. pet industry. On this day, organizers suggest we reflect upon the conditions of birds held in captivity.

Note: Our research did not find any documentation that this is a "National" day, which requires an act of congress.

We encourage you to take a few minutes to watch and observe birds, as well as to feed them.
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  • v PMAY0313
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    1299 days ago
  • v PATRICIAAK
    I thought it strange to have the day in Jan. until I read your blog about captive and exploited birds.
    1300 days ago
  • v THINAGIN2
    We enjoy our birds so much! Fun to watch!
    1300 days ago
  • v LJCANNON
    emoticon LOVE Bird Watching!! Once had a Client who had a Family of Wild Mockingbirds who would come to the door and demand their Daily Raisins, LOL!! One of them would even eat the Raisins directly out of your hand.

    1300 days ago
  • v SPARKLINGME176
    I found a 'rescue' bird, he is still with me, a little parakeet, lost in our park behind our home! He is SO cute! We call him LUCKY, because he is! He is the joy of my life! He has his own cd player & listens to morning birds cd, in the mornings! Check out my spark page photos... he is in there, if you are interested! He also travels with me in the car & he LOVES Christmas carols & singing with me! TOOOOOOO FUNNY!

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    1300 days ago
  • v BRADIA
    I love listening to their music, birds are fabulous
    1300 days ago
  • v LINDAMARIEZ1
    love birdies! soooo pretty!
    1300 days ago
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