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Nido Adoptivo™ Sponsors

An incredible 145 Blue-throated Macaw chicks have fledged from the nest boxes on the Laney Rickman Reserve. With estimates of 420 - 480  of these critically endangered birds in the wild, this number of fledges is truly significant -

about one-third of the wild population, and increasing!

Nest Box Sponsorships are now being accepted for the 2026 breeding season of the Blue-throated Macaw.

2021 Nest Box Sponsors

Alicia McLaughlin, WA

Andy Sanford, TX

Audrey Paterson, TN

Avalon Aviary, CO

Avian Suites, MN

Bob Gitomer, TX

Brenton Head, Australia

Carol Woodson, VA

Dawn Anderson, WA

Dorothy Paterson, TX

Elizabeth Fisher, TX

EARTH Ltd. @Southwick's Zoo (4)

Flight Club Foundation, WA

Janice Boyd, TX (2)

Judy Waskey, VA

Kathy and Mike Hodges, TX

Katy Secor, MA

Kansas City Zoo, MO (4)

Lena and William Proebsting, OR (2)

Lourdes Hernandez, TX

Meryl Friedman, CA

Minnesota Companion Bird Assoc.

Ray Varella, CA (2)

Roger O'Connell (2), MA 

Susanne Cochran, CO

St. Augustine Alligator Farm 

Zoological Park, FL (2)

 2021 In Honor Of: 

Audrey Paterson

by Dorothy Paterson

Damon T. Slator 

on his 99th birthday

by The Paterson Family

Georgia Hayes

by Dorothy Paterson

Jack Rickman

by The Paterson Family

Lewis "Buddy" Waskey

by Dorothy Paterson

Lourdes Hernandez and Randy Hulet

by Dorothy and Malcolm Paterson

Max Paterson

on his 1st birthday

by "Dee Dee and Tex" Paterson

Randall Hulet

by Lourdes Hernandez

Ray Varella

by Dorothy Paterson

Stephen Malowski

by Carol Muir

Susan and Alan Rafte

by Dorothy and Malcolm Paterson

Terry Huffington

by Dorothy and Malcolm Paterson

2021 In Memoriam:

Cheeko Justice

by Karen Cheek Justice, NC

Dorothy “Dot” Slator 

on the anniversary of her 100th birthday

by The Paterson Family

Laney Slator Rickman

by her father, Damon Slator, TX

Laney Slator Rickman

by her sister, Dorothy Slator Paterson, TX

Laney Rickman

by Nancy and Todd Marbach, TX


Max E. Justice

by Karen Cheek Justice, NC

Peggy Sanford and Dot Slator

by Andy Sanford, TX


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