In late November 2014, commercial turkey farms located near Abbottsford, British Columbia, Canada began to experience higher than normal mortality rates. Laboratory samples were collected and a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N2 was detected in the turkeys....more
Clubs, organizations, schools, animal
educators or individuals interested in educating others can help promote
aviculture by using our new outreach program,
Interactive Display & Exhibit
Animals. This program is designed to provide
information to anyone who wants to share their love and knowledge of
aviculture with others.
The AFA Education Committee is proud to present our newest effort in
providing quality materials to anyone interested in learning more about
the avian world. The Avian Biology
Classroom (ABC) is made up of modules authored and compiled by Jason
Crean, MA, MS, AFA Education Chair. These are geared towards classroom
teachers, bird club programs, and anyone else interested in learning
more about the biology of birds.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a final rule that, effective July 24, will list the Philippine cockatoo and the yellow-crested cockatoo as endangered, and the white cockatoo as threatened, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973....more
The Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva) is featured on the newest
CITES collector pin in the series. Now available in the
We can now keep, breed, sell, and transport our federally listed non-native endangered species of wildlife in Virginia. Click here to read more.
make it to the 2014 Educational Conference? Want to share a particular
speaker's presentation with your local bird club? Looking to add
to your private avian library?
Over 100 titles are now available in our library - order for yourself or your organization.
The 2014 Conference DVDs are now available. Get yours now!
The AFA Disaster Relief Team is ready to assist anyone in need due to a recent weather-related disaster. Contact the AFA Business Office at 512-585-9800 or your Regional Director immediately so that AFA can assist you with your bird-related needs.