Infants & Pet Birds: Making The Introduction a Positive One

Shown: My daughter checking out the girls in their cage in Florida.  Since having my daughter Sydney Capri (who I refer to as both “Capri” and “Sydney”) I’ve gotten asked a ton about “have the birds met her yet? What do they think of her? What does she think of them?” well, for the last bit of her life (she’s two months old exactly today!) she ...
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A Toucan Bird Themed Nursery

Glider chair with custom diaper bag.  My husband and I knew that we'd want a bird theme of some sort no matter what gender our baby turned out to be. We thought about going with a blue bird, like our blue throated macaw "Jinx", if we had a boy. Then our colors would be blue and yellow. And if a girl, maybe we would go with the theme of galahs -...
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Saying Goodbye to Coco

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Coney Island, New York Shown: Baby Blue and Gold Macaw "Coco" After approximately 3 months of hand feeding, raising and training Coco, our friend's blue and gold macaw, we recently said goodbye to her and sent her home to him from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was harder than I thought, which is why I always hate t...
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Don't Ask Your Bird to Roll Over on Rocks

Photo by Dave Location: Sagle, ID Wearing a Cap: Baby Galah "Bandit" I'm sure some of you are looking at the title of this thinking, "Why on Earth would I do that?!" Because I did! Okay, not quite... but pretty close. I wanted to show some friends how Bandit rolls over and really just wanted to show him off to them. So, I laid on the floor wi...
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Baby Blue Throat Macaw

This is a client's baby blue throated macaw, currently unnamed. I've been calling her "Tuuli" and Dave calls her "Smurf". Our client is waiting to meet her before she gives her a name... since her last macaw she named "Chex" before knowing its sex or anything about it. Remember what I say about naming your bird? Anyway, we picked the baby girl ...
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Start Socializing Your Bird Early On

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Sandpoint, Idaho Holding: Baby Camelot Macaws "Tusa" and "Comet"   For the holidays I went to my parents' house. Now... my parents aren't really bird people. My mom had birds as a kid (lovebird, parakeet and cockatiel) and my dad had none. He's pretty intimidated by parrots in general, actually (more-so macaws).   ...
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