Welcome to North Yorkshire Parrot Rescue!

NYPR is dedicated to the rescue, foster and adoption of surrendered or found parrots. Our priority is finding birds in need new adoption homes and educating caregivers in proper parrot care, to help avoid the behavioral problems that cause rehoming in the first place.

Because all of the birds in the NYPRs adoption program have experienced the loss of one or more homes, we believe that every adoption should represent the best possible match and opportunity for a successful relationship. Our Adoption Process and Policies are based on the best practices learned from research and designed to put birds and people together to form a relationship that can last them a lifetime.

NYPR offer a free advice and rescue service for Parrots and all types of cage and aviary birds, including problem birds. We will take in and care for any bird regardless of size, age, or medical condition, with no surrender fee. We will also treat and rehabilitate any sick or injured birds with the help of specialist Avian vets.

We are based in North Yorkshire and cover the North of England area.

We are a self funded rescue, and do not get paid or receive any funding for the work that we do. It is entirely voluntary.

We do not ask for any membership or adoption fees for the birds we adopt out, but you can give a voluntary donation to help us with our every day expenses.

If you have a Parrot or other birds and need our help or feel you can no longer care for your bird, please don't hesitate to contact us.

For free help & advice, please fill out our Contact Form.

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Our rescue service was created to assist in the care of all types of parrots, parakeets, and other birds. Sometimes with the right advice or behavioural training the rehoming of the bird has not been necessary.

The Main Mission of NYPR is to ensure that all parrot owners are given the best information and support needed to keep their loved birds at home with them; many behavioral problems can be resolved with some time and a little help. We offer our free support, with the best pet bird advice and education available.

Exotic tropical birds such as Parrots, Parakeets and Cockatiels, and other varieties, are often kept in captivity because they are beautiful and interesting pets. But many of these birds have extensive husbandry needs; often needing much more than the pet trade implies.

Many owners may not know how to care for their birds properly, at no fault of their own, because education isn’t provided at the outset.

Captive birds often suffer from nutritional deficiencies, psychological stress, and many other problems that can result from poor husbandry.

Both stress and nutritional deficiencies can lead to feather-plucking and other forms of self mutilation, while boredom and social stress, like loneliness and fear can cause biting and screaming. This is why we have free information available (see the pages on the left) So owners can learn to meet the needs of their pet and these behavior problems are resolved.

Bad behaviors are a result of an unmet need; meet the need and the behavior will extinguish.

However, it is a sad fact of life that circumstances can change and a home once suitable for a parrot can become unsuitable, and you need to find a new home for your pet. Parrots can be loud, demanding, expensive, and capable of delivering a nasty bite; we sympathise.

Whether you just need help, or need to rehome immediately, please use the contact page to send us an email, or phone us and we will be only too happy to help and advise you.

When a parrot comes into our care it will be placed with one of our registered safe foster homes and assessed. Then, the information received from the original owner and gleaned from observing the bird will help us to choose the ideal forever home for your pet parrots.

We sometimes get requests from persons who would like us to find homes for their birds but allow them to keep the bird(s) in their own homes until the adoption takes place.This is something we can do, especially when we don't have enough foster homes available. NYPR will advertise, find and qualify any parties interested in adoption of your bird.

We will take our time and great care to find a good permanent  home for your Parrot, and up to that time, the bird will be kept within the rescue.

You can keep in touch with the foster carer and the new owner if you want to see how the bird is getting on.

All birds remain with NYPR for the rest of their lives; even once adopted, we will keep an eye out for them.

The majority of the birds placed with NYPR have been tame companion birds kept as pets in someone's home. In our experience, it’s in the bird's best interests to continue in a home environment, by having them be a member of a family rather than being placed in a rescue sanctuary or aviary situation.

This provides the bird a continuity of care and attention, meaning that the life skills they learned as a young bird are still applicable to their new living situation.

Non-profit bird sanctuaries can provide homes for some birds for whom their owners can no longer provide care. However, many more of these birds need to be adopted in peoples homes by committed owners who have taken the time to thoroughly understand what it takes to care for the birds. A person who is ready for the responsibility of owning a Parrot should seriously consider adopting one rather than buying a new one.

Many wild bird species have become endangered as a result of the pet trade, not only because it takes birds out of their breeding population, but also because the majority of birds die in transit. To avoid contributing to this needless loss of life, please examine any bird seller carefully; ask to see the birds parents if its a breeder, and ask for a hatch date.

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