My Accidental Discovery

While working with blue and gold macaws Jersey and Chayko in Musha Cay, Bahamas... it rained the last 2-3 days we were there and our only way of getting from one place to the other was via our golf cart that everyone on the island had. Luckily, you could pull the sides down to keep from getting too wet on your drive. Photo by Jamieleigh Locat...
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Training Toco Toucans

Photo by Dave Location: Musha Cay, Bahamas Shown: Toco Toucans   A toco toucan is one of my "dream birds" and I finally got to work with some! They were wild caught and sold as "hand fed tame babies" which they were clearly not. They turned out to be wild caught. My job was to tame them enough that they would actually enjoy human interaction ...
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Parrots Don't Forget

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Musha Cay, Bahamas Meditation Parrot: Blue and Gold Macaw "Jersey"  Dave and I got Jersey when she was 6 months old. We purchased her over the internet and had her shipped to Dave's brother. He and his wife were the first ones to meet Jersey (and her brother Chayko) and had them for a few days before Dave and I a...
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I Love My Job As a Bird Trainer

Photo by Dave Location: Musha Cay, Copperfield Bay, Bahamas With me: Blue and Yellow Macaws "Jersey" & "Chayko"  I started this blog a little too late for Jersey and Chayko to make it in very many posts... but they are my babies! I raised them from 6 months old up until selling them (fully trained) to a client... which was very, very hard...
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Training in a Bikini

Photo by Dave Location: Musha Cay, Copperfield Bay, Bahamas Lookin' at me: Blue and Yellow Macaw "Chayko" What's my title all about? Well, check out the photo! Guess who is doing bird training every day in a bikini? That's right... ME!  I haven't seen these macaws in around 2 years, and I was so excited to get here and work with them. I haven't...
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