Raising Kids with Birds

My husband Dave with our 6 month old daughter Sydney, galah Bondi and grey Cressi. One major player in making me encourage a relationship early on between my birds and my daughter has been my daughter's enthusiasm about the birds. If she was less than interested, I wouldn't be meshing them so much as I am. So if your child shows no interest in ...
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Our Current Flock of 9 and How They Came to Be

I can't tell you how many times people ask me, "How many birds do you have?!" It's easy to get confused and think I own a small rescue of parrots with all the photos I post, videos uploaded and tales told of various species of parrots. I get requests for birds you guys see a lot, or in popular videos like Storm the interrupting amazon parrot or ...
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Changes in Our Flock: Bandit & Cressi Flock Together

Photo by Dave Location: Waynesboro, VA Flocking: Galah "Bandit" & African grey "Cressi" We have always longed for our three macaws to flock together when they fly, and they have done it a few times but for the most part they fly separately. In fact the other day in Virginia two of them practically hit each other in mid flight changing dir...
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The Scared Parrot Body Language Signs

Photo by Dave Location: Centralia, WA Birds: African Grey Parrots "Bean" and "Cressi" While hanging out in Washington state we decided to introduce our African Grey Cressi to my brother in law's rescue African Grey named Bean. I don't know Bean well at all, I've never worked with him and my visits have all been short and sweet so I've spent a...
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My Latest Parrot Creations of Meals

Sometimes I grab whatever looks fresh in the fridge, toss it altogether and serve it up to my parrots. Sometimes I plan it all out, and sometimes I toss it in the crock pot and go. There are so many options, even leftovers too, for our parrot companions to eat. That's probably why you see I hardly ever serve the same thing every day. Which keeps...
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