The cart is empty
In issue 305 -
Companion Parrots May Be Less Lonely When They Phone Their Feathered Friends. By GrrlScientist
In issue 305 -
A Grey-breasted Parakeet love story. By Rosemary Low
In issue 305 -
Remote monitoring of Carnaby’s Cockatoo movements and behaviour. By David Waugh
In issue 305 -
Are Your Parrots Wasting Vegetables? Complete Psittacine by Eb Cravens
Subscribe To Parrots Magazine - Don't miss a thing

People Helping Parrots by Rosemary Low

Spreads for web 1

No. 7 Nathalie Lycke

In this series of articles I am throwing the spotlight on some of the most passionate parrot people I have encountered in recent months. When I met Nathalie Lycke I knew instantly that she was one of them!

In May I visited Belgium to give a couple of presentations to members of the National Parrot Club. On arrival at Brussels airport I was asked by a member if I would like to visit Nally’s Papegaaien. I had very briefly met Nathalie in the past, but had no idea of the unusual story behind her involvement with parrots.

Nathalie was working at a police station and on occasion lost parrots were handed in. If they were not claimed, she took them home. One day a government official asked her to give a presentation about the birds whose high degree of intelligence fascinated her. At the end of the presentation she was asked if she would consider starting a parrot sanctuary for confiscated birds. She agreed. That was in 2012. She told me, “To my surprise, within a few months I had 50 parrots. I needed bigger premises, but where could they be located?”


Buy Now!




Invalid Name
Invalid email address
Please identify how you found us
Invalid Input

Subscribe Now!

Subscribe to parrots magazine

subscribe today. The best most widely read magazine for parrot lovers.

Parrot Events

Parrot events


What's on in the parrot world, events, conferences and shows and more..


Our Address

Parrots magazine is published by
Imax Visual Ltd, West Building,
Elm Grove Lane, Steyning BN44 3SA

Telephone +44 (0)1273 464777
© Parrots magazine 2019