Allergies to Parrots: Bandit's Newest Sound Effect

Dave has pretty bad allergies to our parrots, the more dander, the worse the allergies. Because he's always sniffling around them, Bandit picked up on the sound effect and now does it every time he hangs out with Dave. It's pretty funny! I got it on video for all of you to enjoy and laugh along at! Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She has been w...
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What to do When Your Parrot's Toe Gets Squished

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Savannah, GA dressing room With a bandaged toe: Galah "Bandit" I can't tell you how many times I've almost shut the door on my parrot's foot or toes. And then there's the amount of times I actually have done it. C'mon, don't give me that reaction, you've done or almost done it too! Our parrots are fast, they wedg...
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Reading Parrot Body Language: The How To's

I think these body language related posts will be an ongoing series based on what kind of photos I get of parrots in the future. For now, it's really just these two. But I'm sure I'll refer back to this one and the last in future posts.   For another body language post with tests and quizzes incorporating parrot photos check out my post on Parro...
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Parrots and Windows... How to Overcome Them When Teaching Recall...

Photo by David Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Blue throated macaw "Jinx", African Grey "Cressi", Military macaw "Cash", Galah "Bondi"  This post is for Elliott, as he asked me about how to train his bird indoors (flight recall) without having to worry about windows. Many owners are scared to let their birds keep their long wings for flight, bec...
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Learning to Trust Your Parrot Radar

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Huntington, West Virginia Pictured: Rose breasted cockatoo "Bandit" Sometimes when I'm with my birds, I give them excuses that I really shouldn't. Like if one flies at me head, instead of to my hand... sometimes I will literally say in my head, "Oh, he probably didn't mean it, afterall, he hit my hand first, mayb...
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Galah Eyes: Ace the Cockatoo

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Coney Island, NY Pictured: Galah "Ace" If I asked those of you who think you know our birds well, most would say this photo is of Bandit. But it's not! And I am so excited to tell all of you, or rather update all of you, on Ace and his eyes! He has been outside here in Coney for about a week straight and takes p...
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