The Avicultural Society of Tucson (AST) is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit educational organization. The main objective of
is to share information about birds, to educate new bird owners as
to the proper care, diet, housing and socialization of their birds,
as well as share possible dangers to their birds, in order for them
to live a long, happy, healthy life.
Upcoming Expos and Marts
Fall 2015 Bird
Expo, Sunday October 18, 2015, 9AM to 4 PM at the Tucson Expo
Center, 3750 E. Irvington, Tucson (Alvernon & Irvington, near the I-10 exit at
Meeting, Sunday September 13, 2015, FOP Lodge 3445 N. Dodge,
Tucson, from 1:30-4:00 PM. Our special guest speaker is John Vanderhoof,
an authority on Australian parrots, lories and lorikeets, and author
of the book "Lories and Lorikeets in Aviculture". Book signing will
be available. There will be a potluck dinner with hand-pulled BBQ
beef and homemade baked beans provided by Debbie Treanor and Irene
Schwenk. Members are encouraged to bring a side dish.
Meeting, Sunday October 11, 2015, FOP Lodge 3445 N. Dodge, Tucson,
from 1:30-4:00 PM. Visitors are welcome.
was formed as a bird club in 1983, with its first elected President Robert
McCord, who is currently an Honorary Member. Two other people
important in getting this club on its feet were Bill Cook
and Vern Wilson (both deceased). Our many thanks to all of the great folks who have
worked through the years to help make AST what it is
Never been to a bird club meeting?
We meet the 2nd Sunday of every month and
would love to have you stop in and visit. It matters not if you
are from out of state. Many
of our members are on the internet and can help you locate a bird
club in your area when you return home.