Downstate Central Illinois Bird Club
The Downstate Central Illinois Bird Club is an organization dedicated
to preserving exotic birds in captivity and in the wild, parrot
conservation, avian research and the education on the welfare of exotic
The Club strives to provide up-to-date information on proper health
care for your bird(s) that includes breeding. feeding, training, taming
and environment, as well as other information of interest to bird owners.
D.C.I.B.C is proud of its new organization and members, which include
many people who are well acquainted with birds. Some are experienced
breeders of birds, pet owners from little canary to the large macaw.
D.C.I.B.C members are willing to share their knowledge and to help each
D.C.I.B.C. is for any person with an interest in birds, if you are
interested in the welfare of exotic birds and their protection from
extinction. If you would have an interest in exhibiting birds at a show,
if you own one or two or even ten birds, then this club has something to
offer you. At our meetings members have the opportunity to meet each other
and to make new friends with people who share a common interest.
We will try to publish a newsletter written by members for our club
members. It will be filled with numerous informative articles; feature
articles on bird health, care and other bird related subjects and
Monthly meetings will be held once a month.
Our club website is www.birdhobbyist.com/dcibc.
Usually the first Sunday of every month at Dr. Ken Welle's All
Creatures Animal Hospital, 2001 North Linview Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801.
DCIBC President: Pam Sadler firstname.lastname@example.org
or (217) 586-4295
Treasurer: Kathy (Kate) Grindley at (217) 586-4019
Webmaster: Ken Walker email@example.com
or phone (217) 379-6068
DCIBC is hosting our first bird fair on October 13th. Below is
more info on it.
The Downstate Central Illinois Bird Club shall be sponsoring a bird
fair in Urbana, IL on October 13th, 2002! All bird enthusiasts are welcome
to attend. Vendors of bird toys and products as well as bird breeders are
all encouraged to attend ($15 table fee for vendors). The fair is to be
held at the Brookens Center on the corner of Washington and Leirman in
Urbana, IL doors will be open from 9am to 4pm.
We encourage all bird breeders and bird product resellers of any type
to contact us in regards to signing up as a fair vender. Please note that
we will not allow sick or diseased birds on the grounds! If you have birds
that are being medicated for an illness, suspected of an illness, showing
signs of being sick DO NOT BRING IT for sale at this fair, you will be
turned away. Visitors are encouraged not to bring their pet birds to the
Do you breed an unusual breed of softbill or parrot? Well, bring your
babies for sale at the fair! It would be nice to see some more unusual
birds like Mousebirds, Mynahs and Toucanette's for sale at this fair as
well as the standard barrage of finch's, lovebird's, parrotlet's,
cockatoo's, doves, macaws, grey's and amazon's.
Vendors may call Pamela Sadler, President (217) 586-4295, John Coleman,
Event Cordinator (217) 586-3880.
Vendor forms may be downloaded in word document form at the club
website at http://www.birdhobbyist.com/dcibc