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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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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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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Indoor Flight Training Parrots Basics

This week Dave and I go over the very basics and beginnings of some indoor flight training basics and how to get started. Please remember we are trying to condense the information down for you, so this is not done in “real time” – in real time you would take much longer on each phase of improvement. Since our flock is already flight trained, we are able to show you in fast moving steps.

We took your guys’ advice and used a mic for this video – and because we were docking in Bermuda at the ...

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