01.06.17 – All About Wilmington presents “Love Birds Mixer” This event benefits Skywatch Bird Rescue and Conservation Center. **Donations Appreciated!** Cash Bar/Free Appetizers Silent Auction Thursday February 9th from 5-7PM Events at... Read More
04.23.2016 What: A fun event for the whole family When: Saturday, April 23rd from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Garden (behind Alderman Elementary School at the corner of Independence and... Read More
04/16/2016 – Skywatch Yardsale When: April 16 Saturday 6AM – 12Noon What: Yard Sale to raise funds for baby bird season. Where: 3600 Lynn Ave in Castle Hayne (The Rescue) Details: Hello Skywatchers!... Read More
02/04/2016 – The Cape Fear Audubon Society and Airlie Gardens bring you Discover the Wonder of Birds. A family friendly exhibit taking place at Airlie Gardens this Sunday. Sunday, February... Read More
07.14.2015 -Skywatch Bird Rescue is now offering bird boarding. Traveling, headed on vacation? Board your bird at the sanctuary where they will be cared for by knowledgeable bird experts. $20.00 per day,... Read More
My name is Rosie. I am a Military Macaw. I was surrendered to SkyWatch because my owners are moving into a nice new condo and I can't come. They had me for over 10 years and raised me since I was just a few months old. They bought me at a pet bird expo from a breeder. I was bonded for 10 yrs with a man and after I was surrendered I was very sad and confused for a few days, clinging to the side of the cage all day. Now I am beginning to settle in more and get used to things and becoming friendlier to the volunteers, although I have not yet made a new bond with anyone. I have a friend in the cage with me and we get fresh fruits and healthy foods daily as well as being able to see the trees and sunshine and all the activities of the rescue and the other animals around me. I just wish my owners realised that adopting was is a life long commitment similar to adopting a child. Being expelled from your home and your best friend after 10 yrs would be a shock to anyone. Plz don't buy parrots, adopt, and even then, dont do it unless u are capable and intend on keeping them for the rest of their lives. Some parrots can live as long 65 yrs. Birds are not a hobby u can have for a while then stop when it doesn't suit u anymore. ...