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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.

2023 Nest Box Sponsors

FINAL as of 9/13/2022

ABC Birds / Jamie Whittaker, TX

Adrianne Mock, AR

Alicia McLaughlin, WA

American Federation of Aviculture

Andy Sanford, TX

Anna Todd, TX

April Blazich, NC

Arizona Bird Store / Debbie Schweikardt, AZ

Avalon Aviary / Susanne Cochran, CO (2)

Avian Suites / Karen Anderson, MN (2)

Bill Christian, TX

Bird Gardens of Naples / Keriellen Lohrman, FL (4)

Bob Ittner, TX

Brenton Head, Australia

Carol Muir and Steve Malowski, OH

Carol Woodson, VA

Chandra Kelton, AZ

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, OH

Connecticut Parrot Society, CT

Dawn Anderson, WA

Debbie Goodrich, WA

Diane Hyde, NY

Elizabeth Fisher, TX

EARTH Ltd. @Southwick's Zoo, MA (8)

Flight Club Foundation, WA

Garrett and Karen Twigg, VA

HARI, Hagen Avicultural Research Institute 

Ivan Fruge, LA

Janice Boyd, TX

Jessica Gilmore, TX

Kansas City Zoo Conservation Fund, MO (4)

Karyn Paulson, FL

Kathy and Mike Hodges, TX

Katy Secor, MA

Keeland Torres, WA

Kiko's Toy Chest / Jodie Olmos, WA

Laura Barwick, NC

Laurel Rohrer, VA

Laurie McFarlane, MN

Lena and William Proebsting, OR (2)

Lewis "Buddy" Waskey, VA

Lion Country Safari, FL

Los Angeles Zoo, CA (8)

Magaly and Bjorn Salas, TX

Mary Ellen LePage, CA

Matthew Robertson, LA

Meghan Cahill, WA

Meryl and Roy Friedman, CA (2)

Minnesota Companion Bird Assoc.

NPRPF Parrot Festival

ParrotJOY / Apryle Craig, WA

PercyWings Aviary / Chris Armstrong, FL

Peter Osvaldik, WA

Pet Paradise Virginia Beach / Erin Everts, VA

Raleigh Durham Caged Bird Society, VA

Ray Varella,  CA

Rockie Mooney, CA

Roger O'Connell, MA

Rosemarie Mueller, NV

Susan Rafte, TX

Susanne Cochran, CO

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, FL

Texas Natural Freeze Dried Products / Suzanne Ort, TX

Tom Marshall, VA

Treasure Coast Exotic Bird Club, FL

2023 In Honor of:

"Artists and Biologists Unite for Nature (ABUN)"

by Dorothy Paterson, TX

Birds of Paradise Sanctuary & Rescue 

by Debbie Huckaby, FL


by Kim Dickerson, NE

Dorothy Paterson

by Doug Perley, TX

Front Street Community Bike Works

by Eric Clough, OR

Mary Ruth Griffin

by Tony Giddens, VA

"Pink Posse" - Carla Leslie, G.G. Hsieh, Jeannie Frazier, Karen Funk, Lourdes Hernandez, Nadine Eidman, and Susan Rafte

by Dorothy Paterson, TX


Randy the Scarlet

by Royal Avian Plus / Michelle Carollo, LA

"Roth Kids"

by Joanna and Mark Roth, IN

Ruby Coon

by Cathy Coon, MN

Straw Hat Parrot’s Rescue, Inc

by Janna Weeks, SC

2023 In Memory of:



by Avian Suites / Karen Anderson, MN


Allan W. Wilkie

by Suzan Payne, Canada (2)


Ann Browning Ashcraft

by Carol Woodson, VA

Betty Lou Copeland

by Kimberley DePaul, FL


by Suzanna Dodd, NY

Cheeko Justice

by Karen Cheek Justice, NC


by Kim Hatch / Chirp Merch, AZ

Eileen Campbell

by Doug Perley, TX

Dr. Ellen Cook

by Nancy Vesely


Frank Blazich

by April Blazich

Gene DePaul

by  Kimberley DePaul, FL

Gene Hall

by Steve Duncan, CA

Georgia Fletcher

by Carole & Dick Grommet, MO

Ivo Lazzeroni

by Steve Duncan, CA

Jack Rickman

by The Paterson Family

Jacqueline Wilson

by Chuck Patano

Jim Cullen

by His ParrotForums Family

Jim Cullen

by Albert Mueller, NY

John Meade

by Jenna Meade, FL

Laney Rickman

by Nancy and Todd Marbach, TX


Laney Slator Rickman

by Dorothy Slator Paterson, TX

Lisa Maze

by Simon Simaan, CA

Max E. Justice

by Karen Cheek Justice, NC

Paula Presutti

by Nora Dawn Presutti, NY 

Peggy Sanford and Dot Slator

by Andy Sanford, TX


Ruth O'Connell

by Roger O'Connell, MA

Sheldon Dingle

by  Steve Duncan, CA

"Teeny Tiny"

by Amanda Hoffman, VA

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