Red-lored parrot Collared Aracari Black-bellied whistling ducks White-crowned parrot babies

Belize Bird Rescue

Org #28714
Vetted since 2015 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2004
year founded
$186,965
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
7
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

To provide a rehabilitation centre for all indigenous avian species in Belize. To provide expert avian medical care for injured birds, and sanctuary for non-releasable birds. To facilitate and support the enforcement of the Wildlife Laws through the Belize Forest Department. To end the local trade in wild-caught parrots. To provide avian wildlife education and public awareness throughout the country. To create public awareness of Belize's avian species and their importance to the GDP of the country through tourism. To provide resource and knowledge support to conservation organizations and facilitate overseas and in-house training for Forest Department, for Belizean veterinarians and Be... read more

Project Leaders
Nicola Buxton
Nicola Buxton
Jeremy Larder
Jeremy Larder
Ian Sophie
Ian Sophie
Samantha Hatto-Hembling
Samantha Hatto-Hembling
Maryann Izzarelli Turner
Maryann Izzarelli Turner
Molly Bailey
Molly Bailey
Team
Nicola Buxton, Samantha L Hatto-Hembling
Organization Information
Rock Farm
Roaring Creek
Belmopan, Cayo POB 219
Belize
00501 6100400
Organization Information
Rock Farm
Roaring Creek
Belmopan, Cayo POB 219
Belize
00501 6100400

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

January to March 2024

By Nikki Buxton | Executive Director

The first 3 months of 2024 brought us 46 new patients of 26 different species. These included 11 parrots, 17 song and forest birds, 8 waterbirds and 7 raptors. We had 3 non-bird species, one of which... Read the full report ›

Happy New Year and Farewell to 2023

By Nikki Buxton | Managing Director

The tail end of 2023 brought us 43 patients of 22 different species and included 8 water-birds, 6 songbirds and 20 parrots. The Forest Department confiscated 6 parrots from the illegal pet trade,... Read the full report ›

Your generosity is their success

By Nikki Buxton | Executive Director

July and August have flown by. The core breeding season for this region has drawn to a close and we have a short window to draw breath before we go into our usual pattern of rescues over the next... Read the full report ›
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