Bird adoption, sanctuary, rescue, and care education services for parrots and other captive exotic 'pet' birds. Based in Minneapolis - St. Paul (Twin Cities) area of Minnesota and serving Midwest.



P.O. Box 821  Stillwater, MN  55082  

Phone: (651) 275-0568  Fax: (651) 275-0457  


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Midwest Avian Adoption & Rescue Services (MAARS) was founded in July 1999 to provide much-needed services for captive parrots and other birds in the Midwest in cooperation with other organizations around the USA and world. The information on our website is organized into the following sections:


The opening page of our site that is periodically updated with news and announcements about MAARS.

Site Map

An index with links to our entire site, right here on one convenient page! You are here.

News & Events

The latest MAARSianChronicles, Gimme Shelter!, press releases, news, and upcoming events related to MAARS, bird adoption and rescue, bird care, animal welfare, legislation, and the environment.


Gimme Shelter!

Press Releases

Other Announcements

MAARS Annual Membership Program

Join the MAARS Flock Today!

MAARS Supporting Flock Members

MAARS Mailing List

We cordially invite our members, adopters, and all other bird fans to subscribe to the MAARS Mailing List! You will receive periodic announcements about MAARS news and events, including our e-newsletter, MAARSianChronicles, and our e-announcement, Gimme Shelter!

About Us

All about the people, places, and philosophies of our organization.

Our Philosophy

Our Services

Our Directors

Our Volunteers

Our Supporting Flock Members

Our Birds

Our Facility: The Landing

Our Network

Our Budget Expenditures

Our Future Plans

Contact Us

Our Services

MAARS offers these services to help captive parrots and other birds and the people who live with them.

Captive Bird Care Education Services

Captive Bird Rescue Services

Captive Bird Surrender (Intake) Services

Bird Adoption Services

Captive Bird Sanctuary Placement Services

Our Policies, Procedures & Protocols

Learn about MAARS' policies, procedures, and protocols regarding the care, health, and handling of our birds, and the evaluation of bird adoption applicants.

General Policies & Procedures

Shift Manager Duties

General Shift Duties

AM & PM Shift Duties

Veterinary Guidelines & Quarantine Protocols

Cleaning Procedures

Intake Procedures

Home Evaluation

Bird Adoption Application Evaluation Guide

Adoption Contract

Release Form

Our Birds

These are some of the birds we've had the honor of meeting at MAARS.

Help Us

There are lots of ways to help MAARS! Become a MAARS Supporting Flock Member, volunteer, donate supplies, advertise, or shop online.

Become a MAARS Supporting Flock Member

Volunteer Your Time & Expertise

Donate Supplies & Equipment

Shop at the MAARStore

Buy Presents for Parrots

Buy Toys for Your Flock

Display MAARS Banner Ads & Logos


How to Order

Online Donations

Presents for Parrots

Affiliate Programs:

MAARS Merchandise from

Bird Books and Video Tapes from Avian Publications

Shop Through


Use these forms to adopt or surrender a bird, volunteer, make a donation, or subscribe to the MAARS Mailing List.

Adoption Application

Adoption Contract

Surrender Form

Volunteer Application

Supply & Equipment Donation Form

Release Form

Subscribe to the MAARS Mailing List


Find the information you need regarding bird adoption, rescue, care, conservation, etc.



Bird Rescue, Adoption & Sanctuary

Bird Lost & Found

Animal Protection & Welfare

Animal & Environmental Conservation

Wildlife Rehabilitation


Frequently Asked Questions about our organization, policies, bird adoption, etc.

Contact Us

Stay in touch with MAARS.

Address, Phone & E-mail

Subscribe to the MAARS Mailing List

Volunteer Center

Password-protected information for our Volunteers. Click here for more information about volunteering for MAARS.


Midwest Avian Adoption & Rescue Services, Inc., is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Federal ID# 41-1944074) and is registered with the Office of the Secretary of State and the Office of the Attorney General of Minnesota as a charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

All content Copyright © 1999-2019 by Midwest Avian Adoption & Rescue Services, Inc.


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