Long story short: Dave and I met this macaw, Amur, who immediately loved Dave for being a male and hated me for being a female.
I told myself, this is fine, I don't have to even work with this bird anyway.
... right, self? Right?!
Um, have an entire day with this bird and not TRY to work with it? Yeah, that's not gonna happen! See bird, must train. (Which hopefully most of you have come to realize means, must communicate)
So I did, and here was the result: