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 By Michelle Yesney, CEO

THANK YOU to everyone who has helped to make 2018 a good year for Mickaboo and our wonderful birds. Thank you to our donors, our volunteers, and all of the well-wishers who support and encourage our efforts. Thank you to our veterinarians and their staffs, to the people who provide us with space for our classes, those who help with outreach, and those of you who donate materials that help us feed and care for our birds, and fabulous gifts that we can sell to pay our bills. View PDF in new window

Featured Volunteer: Karen Watkins

 By Shauna Hill

AMAZONS, AMAZONS, AMAZONS!!!!! It seems appropriate that these feisty, bigger-than-life birds should have just as boisterous of an introduction for their awesome coordinator…Karen Watkins. She loves them and I have to admit they are very special to me too - I have adopted two and fostered many. They are lovable and YouTube is filled with videos of them singing, talking up a storm, and just being the lively characters that they are. View PDF in a new window

The Telegraph Hill Conures of Mickaboo

By Sarah Lemarie

I’m sure that many of you are familiar with the fabulous wild parrots of San Francisco, as featured in the movie "The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill" - but did you know that Mickaboo has taken in 158 of them since 2003? View PDF in a new window

Annual Holiday Fundraiser Donor Thank You

By Pamela A. Lee

Mickaboo’s Annual Holiday Party and Funraiser is our most important fundraiser of the year. The Board of Directors, volunteers, and our 430 foster birds thank the following individuals and companies for supporting us by donating goods and services. View PDF in a new window

Bay Area Pet Expo

By Pamela A. Lee

On February 16-17, 2019, Mickaboo will be attending the Bay Area Pet Con at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. Mickaboo will have on display a wide variety of birds available for adoption to prequalified people, and volunteers to speak about them. View PDF in a new window

Bird of the Month

 By the Editor

I am Jolie, a beautiful (hence my name), fully flighted, and social Indian Ringneck. I was found as a stray and a really nice person brought me to Mickaboo when nobody claimed me. My red beak prominently sticks out of my plumage that covers all shades of gray. Like most ringnecks, I have a cute voice and when I am happy, I can make all kinds of funny noises, including one that sounds a bit like when you let air out of a small balloon. Read More...