Massachusetts Cage Bird Association

This association is organized for the purpose of improving & promoting the care, handling, maintenance, breeding, & welfare of birds, and the sharing of useful and helful   avian-related information.    

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You're Invited to the MCBA Christmas Party


                            MCBA will be having it's Annual Meeting/Christmas Party December 17, 2017

                            The Time: from 1 PM to 4 PM

                            The Place:  the Conference Room, Red Roof Inn,

                            60 Forbes Blvd, Mansfield, MA. Right behind Stop and Shop, off rte 106.

                            Meeting room is to the right of the lobby, birds are welcome too.

                           Refreshments: Denise will be providing soda, a cold cut plate, chips, and plates and cutlery.
                          Members are welcome to bring a dish to share.
                         The Annual Meeting, this is where officers may be elected.

                         It is important that members and guest attend.

                        Weather permitting, of course, but right now the forecast looks good.



Link to the MCBA Yahoo Group


 Long History Continues!

 2016 -  Was the 100th Anniversary of the Mass Cage Bird Aassociation

MCBA - 1937 - 21st Annual Exhibition of Canaries and European Wild Birds

Horticultural Hall - Boston, Massachusetts


If you wish to contribute to the activities of the MCBA, contact the president, Denise Cabral  

Tel: 508-479-2789    E-mail:

 or  Les Embrey,  send an e-mail:

Membership Renewal -  Please send your dues to Candace Rocha, Membership Director, as quickly as possible and be sure that you won't miss any issues of the Beakon.

Membership - New or Renewal Application

MCBA - Club Officers - 2017

President: Denise Cabral   Tel: 508-479-2789    E-mail:   



 Treasurer:   Leslie Embrey    E-mail:

Membership Director:  Candace Rocha Tel.: 508-697-7188    E-mail:   



Librarian/Archivist  Candace Rocha

Webpage   Jim McCarthy   

                                                                             Mass Cage Bird Association

MCBA was formed in 1916  Article IV of the Bylaws (2008) states the purpose as follows: [ improve & promote] "the care, handling, maintenance, breeding, & welfare of cage birds, & the dissemination of useful & helpful avian-related information. ...[the object of] the Association is to promote the welfare of its members and bind together affiliation through good fellowship.  The Association supports efforts to preserve natural wild avian habitats, efforts to preserve avian species at risk for endangerment, and efforts to further the study of avian behavior & avian illnesses. "