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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...

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BRI based article about Thick-billed Parrot history in US

The Thick-billed parrot is the only parrot native still in existence in the mainland United States. That according to a report by Chris Biro and Constance Woodman, with Bird Recovery International. The report says that few records exist, as the birds were in “mining...

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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...

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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...

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Permit flap grounds parrots

This article appeared in the Albuquerque Journal, 17 November 2013  By Lauren Villagran / Journal Staff Writer - Las Cruces Bureau First, Chris Biro lost his pirate ship and more than 120 exotic parrots in a divorce. Then, he had to send away two of the birds he...

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The Last American Parrot

Last American Parrot: Alone, Chris Biro is dedicated to saving endangered Arizona Parrots. Chris Biro is dedicated to saving endangered Arizona parrots, but is getting no government help. An example of an American Parrot – the Thick-billed Parrot – which bird training...

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