Rasta the Alexandrine parakeet flying on cue
I forgot that I’ve been working on flying and diet all at the same time and recently Rasta has finally got his flying down and on cue. I can now not only cue him to fly TO his cage (which he likes to do because he likes being at his cage anyway) but I can now also get him to fly away from his cage on cue. It is really fun, and I’ve even used some random rewarding to get him to fly ...
Photo by Dave Womach
Location: Athol, ID
Shown: Alexandrine parakeet “Rasta” going into his cage to his perch via touch training
- 4th training session with Rasta on cage training.
- 6th training session with Rasta on cage training (final session).
Since cage training Rasta (teaching him to go back into his cage willingly via touch training which took about 6 training sessions total) I’ve been thinking… what’s next? I know Liam would love for Rasta to learn some tricks so that has been my new focus with him.
Usually, I would start with teaching ...