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26 Years of Service


Established in 1989, then becoming THE NATION'S FIRST NON-PROFIT PARROT SANCTUARY IN 1994, we are celebrating our 26th ANNIVERSARY! Thank you for all of your support over these years.

Critical need for donations now, please consider giving to help these birds.

Help Support Our Birds - We Are Now a Berkey Water Filters Dealer! Click Here for more information.

John Thomas Bradford
In Memory of John Thomas Bradford
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New Artwork For Sale - click here to view!

The Tropics is Dedicated to Bird Welfare:
Serving as a refuge for long term care of orphaned, neglected, injured, handicapped, abused and unwanted breeder and pet birds. In addition, the rescue of raptors and the rehabilitation of songbirds and migratory birds. Read more about our mission here.
The Tropics is Dedicated to Bird Welfare


The Tropics has provided an easier method for you to make donations that eliminates ALL fees incurred by The Tropics via the old method. Simply click on the link below at, follow the prompts, complete the set up and make your donations. You may continue to use debit/credit card donations as before. In addition this IS a secured site whereby to give. This will enable The Tropics to no longer have to pay high fees to our original shopping cart, bank and merchant fees, etc.

Don't forget to do your online shopping below at For every person who simply signs up using us as your "cause" we get $5.00, then a percentage of your total shopping cart (given by the merchants you shopped with) to us.

Thanking you in advance for your gifts. THE TROPICS' BIRDS!

Make a donation to The Tropics through - for safe, easier giving!

divider Shop online at any of the 600+ stores in the Mall at You'll see all your favorites, including Lands' End, Barnes & Noble, Dell, Expedia, and JCPenney! And The Tropics may receive a check for up to 26% of each purchase you make!
Click the logo and type in the keyword "Tropics", then select us from the list to begin shopping.


Rain Forest Dome
Rain Forest Dome

Our Rain Forest Dome was completed in October, 2004, after what seemed like an eternity, and approximately 25 birds are flying free.

If you would like to see our progress on the Dome, simply Click Here and we'll show you a few pictures of the construction of this country's first ever RAIN FOREST.


Caring for your pet bird Avian Artwork Mailbox
Our Excellent Advice About
Caring for Your Pet Bird
Avian Artwork - Original Oil Paintings by John H. Birch, of England. A former breeder for 35 years, he now paints avian art full time.
Take time to read some of the heart-warming testimonials from our loyal supporters in Our Mail Bag