Flight Training CLIPPED Birds: IT CAN BE DONE!

The fact that the last two of my Freestyle Flyer students trained birds that were clipped at the fledging age to be their outdoor flyers (and fantastic ones at that! Check out Tango and Sunshine, two blue and gold macaws that were both clipped during the fledging age who still learned to fly!) inspired me to express this message even further: CL...
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How Consistency Shapes Parrot Behavior - REAL Results!

This session is definitely the one I've been waiting for.  We were having incredibly long training sessions due to the amount of time it was taking to get Morgan to step OFF of Patty. Why was this becoming a trouble area? Inconsistency = unclear communication.  Patty was constantly inconsistent with the step off. Examples: Sometimes a...
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Can Older or Plucked Parrots Learn to Fly?

I saw a comment the other day that really struck me. Someone said that because they didn't teach their bird to fly as a baby, that it would simply never be able to learn. I don't want anyone believing that about their birds that didn't learn to fly at the fledging age. Yes, a bird learning to fly as a baby is ideal, it's how nature intended, HO...
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Parrot Magic: The ULTIMATE Parrot Ownership Course

If you just want to SEE what all you get in this entire 12-month subscription (which you can receive all at once or monthly for 12 months.) then the video above is definitely for you!  If you want ALL THE DETAILS, then the below video is for you!  Plus, Bondi (my female galah) and Cressi (my female grey parrot) help me show you everything ...
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Indoor Flight Training Parrots: Teaching All Skills

When we consult on flight training parrots, we always teach ALL skills! This includes but isn't limited to: Ascending (building muscle)  Descending (building accuracy and putting on brakes) Turning corners (mastering maneuvers)  Hide and seek (learning to find YOU, not the other way around!)  Recall (coming on the first call)  Mastering your s...
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Raising a Wild Baby Raven Right

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Wild Galah, springtime, Melbourne, Australia.

 

Spring has sprung here in the Southern Hemisphere. In most bird homes, this means an influx of hormones and seasonal behaviours  but surprisingly that’s not a problem I seem to be having this season with my own pet flock. Instead, spring seems to be making itself felt in the wildlife rescue part of my life. Gale force winds and bird’s nests don’t tend to get along! We’ve had our share of them with the change in season.

 

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