Flavia Nogueira is the Nursery Manager and Assistant Director
of Emerald Forest Bird Gardens. Flavia is a graduate in biology
from the McKenzie University in Sao Paulo, Brasil . She is fluent
in both English and Portuguese, and also does darn well in Spanish,
too. She came to Emerald Forest Bird Gardens in 2003 and has continued
to be a superstar ever since. She has demonstrated herself to
be an accomplished handfeeder with an excellent way with raising
both baby toucans and psittacines. She has been responsible for
raising a number of species from tiny day one hatchlings to fully
fledged toucans, toucanets, cockatoos, macaws, African Grays and
other species. Flavia has trained and supervises a staff of three
Flavia's management skills are noteworthy and she has recently
been promoted to Assistant Director of Emerald Forest Bird Gardens.
In this new role, she assists with customer relations and serves
as our registrar. Flavia has excellent knowledge of toucans and
the birds of the EFBG collection. She is responsible for daily
collection observations and assessments. Flavia is making invaluable
contributions to our program's success.
If you call the farm, feel free to ask for Flavia.