Gail produced the Baby Bird Calendar
featuring her photographs of adorable baby birds.
In 2002 production of the calendar ceased due to family illness.
She contributed to
a monthly column for Bird
Talk Magazine called "Ask The Experts" for a decade
and has written a number of articles for national and international
Birds raised at Aves
International have been featured in the movie "Paulie, A
Parrot's Story" and on the television program,
"Wild Things" on the UPN Network. One of our baby Blue
& Gold Macaws appeared on Survivor Amazon on CBS in 2003.
Gail has been a speaker
at many national and international avian conferences including
those of the American Federation
of Aviculture, International
Aviculturists Society, Canadian
Parrot Symposium, the Midwest
Avian Research Expo,
Avicultural Society of America,
the AVES Conference in Grafton, Australia, and the
World Parrot Congress
at Loro Parque, Tenerife, Spain.
Gail was awarded The
Avicultural Lifetime of Excellence Award on 3/28/2009 by The
Avicultural Society of America.
Her photographs have
appeared in many national and international publications and
in the Baby Bird Calendar for eighteen years.
Some of these publications include Bird Talk Magazine (now defunct),
American Cage-Bird Magazine (now defunct),
Parrots Magazine (United Kingdom), Avicultural
Society of America Bulletin, Wirtschafts
Woche (German), Scientific
and USA Today. Her images
have also been featured in educational materials for children
and in advertisements
for avian products. Stock images are available for commercial
purposes; please enquire if interested.
Gail is a long-term
member of a number of several conservation groups that protect
natural habitats of animals and plants such as
The Nature Conservancy & the World Wildlife Fund. She has
also supported Greenpeace and The Cousteau Society
in its campaigns to protect oceans (whales) and other natural
habitats. She contributes to many wildlife habitat protection
both private and public ones.
Gail's beloved mentors in aviculture, botany, and ornithology,
Stephen G. and Lelia J.Worth & Pauline Longest of Fayetteville,
North Carolina, Don Bleitz of Hollywood, California, and Ken
McConnell of Red Bluff, California have all passed from this
earthly plane. They are all sorely missed. They were all wonderfully
knowledgeable, kind, and sharing and a great debt is owed to
If not for the support of Lelia Worth, Gail's mother, Aves International
might not have existed.
Gail and her late husband, Dave Venanzi in their Nirvana, Mother