Photo by Heinz Kluetmeier Location: Sarasota, Florida Pictured: Swainson Toucan "Fiji"
I hate that I've not updated as much over here. However, I've been busy over at the birdtricks.com blog where it's practically updated daily! At least when I can think of enough content, hehe.
However, I wanted to let you all know here about some very exciting news!
I, along with my eight parrots and one toucan, have joined the circus! I know some of you may be disappointed while others might be happy... and I truly ask for you to come see a show before judging the news. Because out of all honesty (and by now you should all know what a huge animal lover I am) the animals are treated extremely well out here. I've written TONS of articles about our experiences all over.
Photo by Heinz Kluetmeier Location: Sarasota, FL Shown: Camelot Macaw "Comet"
To point you in the direction of a few...
- Answering your initial concerns upon joining the circus with my parrots.
- Circus parrots in the media.
- Testimonial on animal treatment in the circus from audience members.
- Cressi, our new circus addition.
- Socialization training benefits of being in the circus.
- Elephant and macaw training together.
I don't want to sit here and link to them ALL but you get the idea! You can search that blog for topics you're interested in to find more but those were a few of the more recent ones published and some of my favorites.
Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She has been working with parrots and toucans since the age of 17. She isn’t homeless but is home less than she prefers to be. She travels the world with her husband, daughter, and a flockful of parrots whom she shares the stage with.