Mickaboo in the News

Here are links about Mickaboo, as reported by various news organizations over the years.

Date
 

Publication

Author

Title

7/24/2017 Marin Independent Journal Sherry LaVars Novato event matches birds to new homes
11/24/2016 KQED - Bay Curious (podcast) Jessica Placzek Where Did the Wild Parrots of San Francisco Come From?
1/9/2016 KRON 4 News Weekend Candice Gatlin / Marty Gonzalez Yelp's Highest Rated Animal Adoption Centers in the Bay Area
11/2015 O Magazine Various No Ordinary Love

5/21/2012

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Stephen Baxter

Parrot abandoned in Capitola grocery store parking lot

2/15/2012

San Francisco Chronicle

Eileen Mitchell

Self-plucking parrot on the mend in foster home

11/7/2011 

Marin IJ 

Maggie Rufo 

Tails of Marin: The joys and sorrows of companion parrots 

10/1/2011 The Western Edition Danielle Clark Mickaboo helps rescue wild parrots of Telegraph Hill

7/16/2011 

Marin IJ 

Elizabeth Young 

Tails of Marin: A great need to save the kings 

5/22/2011 

Contra Costa Times 

Janis Mara 

Bay Area rocks, Rapture fails to roll 

5/2/2011 

United Poultry Concerns 

Press Release

Activists End Live Bird Sales at San Francisco`s Farmers` Market!

04/30/2011 

CBS Sacramento

Tina Macuha, reporter 

Mickaboo volunteers discuss the movie "RIO"

03/29/2011 

Stockton Examiner

Karen Courtemanche

Squab Production: Another Cruel Delicacy

03/22/2011 

San Francisco Chronicle

Laramie Treviño

San Francisco Flower and Garden Show (featuring Mickacoo) 

03/16/2011

Best Friends Network

Lisa Doud

San Francisco Bay Area Rescue Needs Your Help 
With An Overabundance of Rescued Birds

01/26/2011

San Francisco Chronicle

Eileen Mitchell

Rescued Cockatiel Flies Into Their Hearts

03/10/2011

SJ Mercury News

Linda Goldston

Good Luck Pigeons Caught in a Nightmare

07/16/2010

San Francisco Chronicle

Karen Watkins

A Pet-Sale Ban Will Increase Adoptions of Homeless Pets

07/07/2010

San Francisco Chronicle

Eileen Mitchell

Impulse Buy Became Beloved Avian Companion

06/22/2010 

Parrot Hut 

Ed Morgan 

Interview with Mickaboo CEO, Michelle Yesney

02/26/2010 

Marin IJ

Maggie Rufo

Learn Some Bird Basics 

09/25/2009 

Marin IJ 

Carrie Harrington 

They're Pretty and Smart, but Birds Aren't Low Maintenance

07/15/2009

San Francisco Chronicle

Eileen Mitchell

Once-Terrified Rescued Pigeon Impossibly Cute

04/21/2009

San Francisco Chronicle

Steve Rubenstein

Pigeons are princes in Bayview hideout

01/09/2009 

Marin IJ

Maggie Rufo 

Parrots are Beautiful and Smart - and Best Kept in the Wild

11/08/2008

San Francisco Chronicle

Amelia Glynn

Making Feathered Friends: Bird Basics 101

09/08/2007 

Marin IJ

Bob Rogers 

Fair Puts Pets on Center Stage

08/31/2007 

Marin IJ 

John Thomson 

Loving Parrots to Near Extinction 

11/18/2006

Marin Independent Journal

Maggie Rufo 

Big, Smart Birds Have Big Needs

06/30/2006

San Francisco Chronicle

Eileen Mitchell

A Bird in the Hand and a Bushel of Mistakes

01/01/2004

The Parrot Chronicles

Carla Thornton

Bird Adoption Day at Petco

03/29/2003

San Francisco Chronicle

Carla Thornton

Polly Just Wants a Good Home

02/17/2003

San Francisco Chronicle

Hank Pellissier

Lovebirds Aren't Always Loving  

08/17/2002

San Francisco Chronicle

Carla Thornton

Nothing To Squawk at: 
Move Over, Rover, Here Comes Polly