Bird adoption, sanctuary, rescue, and care education services for parrots and other captive exotic 'pet' birds. Based in Minneapolis - St. Paul (Twin Cities) area of Minnesota and serving Midwest.



1360 University Ave W #347  St. Paul, MN 55104  

Phone: (651) 275-0568  Fax: (651) 275-0457  


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Our Directors, Committees & Consultants

The members of our Board of Directors and Consultants have extensive and varied experience working with both exotic and indigenous birds of many species.

Board of Directors

Galiena Cimperman – Executive Director

Seth Lockner – President

Susan Brunell, RN, AHT – Director

James McCarthy – Director of Organizational Development

Jaime Nalezny DVM – Director and Veterinarian Consultant


Krista Menzel – Web/Communications Coordinator

Vicki Schulz, DVM – Veterinarian Consultant

James McCarthy, Esq. – Financial & Legal Consultant

Patrick Redig, DVM, PhD – University of Minnesota Raptor Center, St. Paul, MN – Veterinary Consultant

Branson Ritchie, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ABVP (Avian), Dipl. ECAMS – Veterinary Consultant

Melissa Shelton, DVM – Veterinary Care Consultant

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