WISH LIST

Choose something from our Amazon Wishlist, from food to equipment to medical supplies. US shipping address (Houston) and a wide range of item prices from $6US to $110US
Ships from Houston around 22nd of every month with 2 weeks to Belize.

Little By Little

Small items that go a long way!

Plywood (1/2" construction ply)

Inch and a half galvanised wood screws

Large black rubber bowls (from Reimers Feedmill)

Plastic grass-effect (daisy) door mats for raptor perching

Cotton Ropes (for song-bird perching)

Fly screening (aluminium)

Hand saw

Machete files

Leather gloves (for raptor handling)

Safety glasses

Donate Consumables

Paper towel rolls

Hand soap, dish soap

Clorox & Flash

Scrubbing brushes

Washing-up brushes

Mops & mop buckets

Brooms

Dustpan & brush

Hose Pipes & spray nozzles

Washing powder (Foca please!)

Fly spray (crawling and flying)

Toilet roll/kitchen roll inners

Batteries (especially AA, AAA and 9v)

Unwanted sheets, towels, blankets, t-shirts, dresses and skirts

Gasoline and diesel: Garbutts Gas Station in Roaring Creek take pre-payment for our fuel

Donate Food Supplies

ALL veggies e.g. pumpkin, chocho, cucumber, zucchini, carrot, spinach, sweet potato, sweet pepper, chili pepper, sugarcane and cabbage for meal-worm colony!
 

ALL fruits, e.g papaya, banana, plantain, coconut, star fruit, craboo, all kinds of apples, tamarind, watermelon, kinep, coconut, pitaya, oranges

The only things we don’t use for the birds are: avocado, onion, mush melon (cantaloupe) and pineapple
 

From Reimers Feedmill: Sunflower Seeds, Mazuri Parrot Maintenance and whole corn. (We use 50lbs of whole corn, 50lbs of sunflower seed, 1lb of budgie seed and 25lb of the Mazuri weekly)
 

Dry foods: dry coconut, yellow corn meal, oats and whole-wheat flour (used to make cake) red beans, black beans, garbanzo beans, egg, pasta, rice
 

Meat: Beef pieces, chicken cuts, whole small sea-fish (grunts, small snapper and sardines), whole tilapia
 

Insects: Mealworms, soldier flies, crickets

Broiler starter, grower and finisher for chick colony

Big Asks!

One-off large items that fall under the "if you don't ask, you don't get" category (in no particular order)

A vehicle - anything that works well!

Golf Cart

Push Bike

10' x 10' (or 10 x 15) tent for outreach and education events

Twin-tub washing machine

Waste disposal unit (insinkerator)

A House! Yes!! An old wooden one, Portacabin, RV... anything that could be used as an intern accommodation, rehabilitation space or over-spill hospital/quarantine facility or even a BBR office! 

 

Donate Hardware

Garden hoses & fittings
Aluminium fly screening
Treated timber: 3"x3"x10' and 2'x4'x10

½” and ¼”galvanised mesh wire (4’ wide)
Galvanised square tubing, 20’ lengths (especially 1” and 1¾”)
Stainless steel self-drilling roofing screws (inch and a half)
Sacks of cement,. Sand and gravel, Gravel stone chippings

Make birdy-eggs

Get creative! 

We cook eggs for the parrots several times per week. Extremely easy and fun.

Contact us to arrange collection of your eggy-cake

24 eggs, lightly beaten
¼ cup Chili flakes
Bag of spinach - shredded
Pack of cheap elbow pasta

Cook the pasta until soft (no salt or butter). Add spinach at the last minute. Drain pasta and spinach and leave to cool. Mix into beaten egg with chili flakes. Pour into greased deep dish and bake at 320F / 170C for 50 minutes. Leave to cool completely.

Variations: try using carrots, zucchini, rice, sweet peppers, nuts, coconut, cabbage, potato, sweetcorn, sweet potato, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, apple... or just your imagination

Please, no onion or avocado.

Make 'Parrot Cake'

We make seven cakes a week for the parrots. It's quick, easy and great fun for the kids to do. 

Contact us to arrange collection of your finished cakes

Ingredients:

4 cups of parrot maintenance (Reimers)
2 cups of apple juice
2 cups hot water
1 large grated carrot (or other veg)
1 cup whole-wheat flour
2 cups yellow cornmeal
2 cup oats
2 cups dried coconut
1/4 cup crushed red pepper
2 tbsp peanut butter
1 cup coconut oil

Directions

Heat the apple juice and water. Pour over parrot maintenance. Leave to soak for at least 30 minutes, mix occasionally. Add peanut butter, oil and eggs. Mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly into a heavy paste using large spoon or hands, until mixture binds into a soft ball. Add a little more water if too dry.
Spread into a large, shallow baking tin greased with coconut oil (mixture should be around an inch or inch and a half deep) Bake at 320F / 170C for 50 minutes
 
Leave to cool completely (preferably overnight) before cutting into very small cubes. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to deliver to BBR.

Donate bugs!

Host your own mealworm colony and donate harvested worms to BBR

  • We provide the beetles to start a colony and millfeed for bedding

  • You need a shallow plastic tub with a porous lid and a cool dry place to store it

  • Easy care: fresh cabbage daily, bedding changed every two weeks, harvest every three months

  • Full instruction given - great fun for kids!

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Step-by-step parrot cake

CONTACT

Belize Bird Rescue Avian Rehabilitation Centre & Sanctuary

Rock Farm, Roaring Creek

PO Box 219 Belmopan

Cayo District, Belize

Tel: (+501) 610 0400

email: belizebirdrescue@gmail.com

Founders: Nikki Buxton & Jerry Larder

Non-profit organisation number 13777

NGO registration number 144/2015

Registered Office:

Rock Farm, Roaring Creek, Cayo District, Belize

© 2004 - 2018 Belize Bird Rescue All Rights Reserved

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