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121st fair takes wing today

121st fair takes wing today

Colorful parrots will fly from a 40-foot pirate ship and out over the crowd today, opening day for the 121st annual Central Washington State Fair. Bird trainer Chris Biro of New Mexico has 17 parrots at the fair for a show used to educate the public about endangered...

Raising Arizona (parrots)

Raising Arizona (parrots)

COCHISE COUNTY - An area resident should find out next month whether or not he will be able to obtain a wildlife holding permit in  Arizona. Chris Biro, of Rodeo, N.M., director of the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, “Bird Recovery International (BRI),” is dedicated...

Hidalgo County Herald, Friday January 24, 2014

Hidalgo County Herald, Friday January 24, 2014

Rodeo resident works to educate the public about his feathered friends   By DAWN M. NEWMAN-AERTS/ Rodeo It is not unusual to find a striking Scarlet Macaw pruning his massive wings on Chris Biro’s shoulder these days. When he walks to the mailbox in town, a small...

Permit flap grounds parrots

Chris Biro with two of his birds.He has performed educational shows with trained parrots for almost 25 years.This article appeared in the Albuquerque Journal, 17 November 2013 By Lauren Villagran / Journal Staff Writer - Las Cruces Bureau First, Chris Biro lost his...

The Last American Parrot

The Last American Parrot

Last American Parrot: Alone, Chris Biro is dedicated to saving endangered Arizona Parrots. The Thick Billed Parrot, also known as the American Parrot, used to call the Southwest its home, but is now found only in Mexico. Rodeo, New Mexico resident Chris Brio wants to...

Parrots Delight on Fair’s Final Day

Pirate-parrot show gets young attendees squawking Story Published July 23, 2012Children beamed and squealed as bright yellow, orange and green parrots fluttered around The Expo Sunday, snatching dollar bills from outstretched arms and perching on unsuspecting heads....

Live at the Clark County Fair

Story Published: Aug 8, 2012 at 9:30 AMJanice Bangs was out live at the Clark County Fair with Pirate Chris and his amazing parrots from The Pirate's Parrot Show which runs daily at 1:00, 3:00 and 5:00. Get up close and personal with parrots from all over the world!

Chronicle Article – 8/11

Twenty-one-year veteran fair pirate, Parrot Man Chris Biro of Moab, Utah & a former Lewis County resident, explained the Dollar Bill Trick portion of his show to The Chronicle Wednesday. The trick involves asking audience members to hold up a dollar bill. Biro...

The Arizona Parrot Project

The Arizona Parrot Project

BRI is using its BRINK system to increase a Thick-billed parrot population in captivity and to prepare the captive population for release and sustainable breeding in the wild within their previous natural habitat range in Arizona and New Mexico.

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