The Minnesota Companion Bird Association (MCBA) is a 501c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all avian species kept as companion birds. Our members have bird species from finches and budgies (parakeets) to large macaws.

The mission of the MCBA is to help keep companion birds and their owners happily together by providing an educational, social and commercial network for people who are interested in or who already keep pet birds.

To meet these goals we meet monthly and have the opportunity to hear speakers who bring us up-to-date information on bird behavior and training, diet and nutrition, avian diseases and treatment, conservation of birds and habitat in the wild and a host of other topics. We provide an opportunity to get together with other people who are also interested in these fascinating and wonderful feathered creatures and who can share their experiences and knowledge.

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Upcoming events

  • Join Our Monthly Meetings

    please check out our Events page to see when our upcoming monthly meetings, board meetings and other parrot events that are coming up at MCBA.

    November 15th Meeting

    At our new location at the Maple Grove Community Center.

    Dr. Juli Ponder, Executive Director of the Raptor Center, will be our speaker and she will be giving us the complete update on PDD from the AAV Conference this year as well as "Understanding what makes a bird a bird". Becoming familiar with those physical characteristics that give birds so many unique capabilities. Mark your calendars for November 19th and get the question answered you ask yourself "how do they do that".

    Here is a little more information on our organization - hope to see you at a upcoming meeting!

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  • Special Events

    October 25th
    Mark you calendar!!! MCBA is going to be at the Plymouth Pet Expo the weekend. Come and see us ad our birds, we will be doing 2 shows that day!

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