The Connecticut Parrot Society

"People for Parrots!"

Adoption Policies, Procedures, and Applications

The Connecticut Parrot Society (CPS) helps residents of Connecticut with the placement of companion birds. If you need to place your bird, we request that your bird remain with you while we list the bird for adoption on this Web site and in our newsletter.

If you need to relinquish your bird, or wish to adopt a bird, please review our Adoption Policies and Procedures, and contact the CPS adoption chairperson by phone to discuss the process.

We are not a parrot rescue or sanctuary; therefore, we cannot accept emergency placement on a regular basis. Our foster care housing is limited, and if we do not have available foster homes, we may need to refer emergency placement to other clubs or rescues in the surrounding area. We are in great need of foster homes for some of the birds we are receiving into the adoption program. If you are a CPS member and can help provide foster care, please review the Foster Care Policies and Procedures, and contact the adoption chairperson to discuss the process.

Foster Care Application

CPS’ Adoption Application requires a non-refundable application fee of $35.00 for CPS members and $50.00 for non-members to CPS. Approved adoption applications will remain on file with CPS for up to six months, or until a bird is adopted, whichever comes first. There is a non-refundable $20.00 processing fee to relinquish a bird.

Relinquishment Form

Please note: Non-members may adopt only after a bird has been in the program for 30 days. You must be at least 21 years old to be eligible to adopt through CPS.

Questions about the CPS adoption program or any form listed above should be directed to the following:

  • Sharon Presner CPS adoption chairperson at 203-640-8641
Thank you for your interest!

Birds Available for Adoption



Bopper is a delightful male Hispaniolan Amazon and is 26 years old!  He chatted when meeting his new visitor.  Bopper likes to talk and to have his head scratched. He is seen regularly by his veterinarian and requires his beak to be trimmed every six months.


Belle is an impressive 15-year-old Yellow-headed Amazon!  His plumage is so vivid, that the photo could not do it justice.  Belle showed his playful side during the home visit, but he can be mellow, too!


Crosby is a very handsome male Blue-fronted Amazon!  He is a charmer and demonstrated a calm demeanor during the home visit.  Crosby is about 35 years old.


Katie is a lovely 15-year-old female Cape Parrot! She has a gentle disposition and stepped up readily to sit with her visitor during the home visit. Katie has arthritis, but it doesn't stop her from playing or from maneuvering around the cage, with appropriately placed perches and platforms.


Matisse is a lively female Blue-fronted Amazon!  She has an animated personality and a wide repertoire of vocalizations.  Matisse is about 33 years old.


Peanut is a delightful little Green-cheeked Conure! His age and gender are unknown. Peanut is playful and enjoys snuggling! He also enjoys bathing in his water dish; his feathers are in great condition. Peanut can be territorial regarding his cage, but once away from it, he is very interactive. Peanut is on a diet of parrot seed mix, but is in the process of being converted to a pelleted diet, along with fruits and vegetables.



Meet Vanessa, a handsome Sulphur-crested Cockatoo! He is 24 years old and believed to be male. This clever cockatoo is affectionate with his owner and enjoys snuggling, talking, and whistling. He will need to be adopted by someone who has experience with similarly sized birds.