Parrot Tricks "Head Shake NO!" (How To)

If you're interested in bettering your relationship with your bird, trick training is an ideal method to do so! Check out my elite trick training course, it's shows how to train a bird with UNTRAINED birds learning for the first time ever. The more tricks you teach, the easier your bird learns. In the above video you will see me teaching my b...
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Macaws

The majestic macaw Without a doubt, the macaw is one of the most beautiful animals to inhabit our planet. From the striking blue of the hyacinth, to the vibrant red of the scarlet, to the rich green of the military, they bring to us nearly every color of the rainbow.Who wouldn’t want to share their life with a creature so stunning it makes yo...
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Bird Species

There are over 350 different parrot species. The conures alone, with close to 40 different species, account for more than 10% of the total. We find that many of the differences are not noteworthy enough to warrant the confusion of a separate page for each species. Additionally, too much pointed information often winds up causing misconceptions...
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Why Do Macaws Blush?

If you have macaws or have spent time around them, you have no doubt experienced the blush. Sometimes it presents itself as just a bit of pinkness around the nares and sometimes the entire face becomes almost alarmingly red. The blush is caused by the same thing that makes people blush. In response to certain stimuli (excitement or stress), t...
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How to Prepare Yourself for Rescue Work

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Senegal Parrot waving “hello.”

 

If you dream of opening your own parrot rescue or sanctuary (and let’s be honest, it crosses the minds of a lot of us once we’ve seen how birds suffer in the wrong environments!), the most important step of all is to get yourself ready. Many owners find that they are not suited mentally, physically, or emotionally.

What is the difference, first of all, between a parrot rescue and a parrot sanctuary? A rescue typically rehabilitates an ...

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