Reprint Requests

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A primary mission of is to provide quality information on the care of pet birds. If you are interested in seeking permission to use our copyrighted content in the furtherance of this objective then please read our guidelines on permissable uses.

Free use (no formal permission required):

  • Personal use: This means your own private use of the content. This means that you may not engage in any kind of further distribution, reprinting, reposting, or rebroadcast (over the web), either commercial or noncommercial. Posting on personal website does not count as personal use and will require permission.
  • Linking to our site: You are welcome to place a link to any article page on your site.
  • School use (K-12, college/university): Teachers may make copies of text material for one-time classroom use. The copyright notice must be retained.

Permission-required use

  • Reposting of articles on the web.
  • Reprinting text material in a journal, newspaper or newsletter.
  • Reprinting text material in a book.

Prohibited use ( generally does not grant permission for these uses):

  • Promotional use: content may not be used in advertising, promotional, marketing, or testimonial material for products or services. 
  • Licensed material: cannot grant rights for content it has obtained from another source.  
  • Articles may not be sold or distributed in any form where there is any exchang of money, product or services.

Permission Requests: (Please submit via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Identify the item you wish to use by title and author. Individual requests must be made for each article.
  • Provide a link to the article, photo, video or graphic on you would like to use.
  • Describe the intended use. 
  • If you plan to post content on the web, provide the web site address where the article will appear and the planned duration of the post.
  • Permission must be granted prior to publication and articles must be reprinted unaltered from its original form.
  • Provide full contact information as follows:
    • Name
    • Organization
    • Address
    • Phone
    • Email address
  • In the event permission is granted, the copyright notice must be retained as part of of the article and the author must be credited. reserves the right to refuse or revoke grant permission for reuse of its content. Any use without prior written permission from constitutes a violation of federal copyright law.

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