Wildfires and hurricanes/cyclones wreak havoc with human lives, but birds are also put at risk in these natural disasters.
Can Australia’s Wildlife Bounce Back After Devastating Wildfires?
The Australian wildfires of 2019-2020 have been particularly brutal in their devastation. How have Australia’s birds fared, and what are the challenges to wildlife and habitat?
Bird Species At Risk In The Amazon Fires
The Brazilian Amazon is burning at a record pace, with scientists recording more than 76,000 fires in Brazil so far this year, and many other parts of South America are ablaze. Sadly, the fires are likely taking a massive toll on local wildlife, including many parrots. See what species are likely affected and how you can help.
Cyclone’s Affect On Migratory Birds
A storm like a cyclone can heavily disrupt the migration of birds by leading them off course and potentially creating a situation that could be catastrophic to a flock.
Lafeber Helps Birds Displaced by Recent Hurricanes
The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey still affects many Texans, including some pet bird owners. Read a first-hand account of flooding in a Houston home, and how Lafeber Company and a circle of donors are helping by sending bird food.
After The Hurricane: What Pet Bird Owners Need To Know
Dr. Gregory Rich’s clinic was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August of 2005. He shares his experience, plus what pet bird owners need to do in a hurricane’s aftermath.