My Recent Parrot Bite

Galah bite (notice two beak marks on my thumb, not bleeding yet!) My most recent parrot bite was received on May 30. Parrot bites from my flock are a big deal to me as I'm always trying to do right by them which to me, means avoid ever making them feel the need to communicate their point to me with a sharp point at the end of their beak! But, i...
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My Daughter’s First Parrot Bite

My daughter's swollen pointer finger from the bite she endured from blue and gold macaw, Tiko. The inevitable happened. My 11 month old daughter got bit by a parrot. Not just any parrot - and not even one of my own - a 20+ year old blue and gold macaw. For those of you familiar with Taming, Training & Tricks you know him. His name is Tiko. ...
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Pregnancy With Parrots: At 34 Weeks And Counting

My husband and I at 33 weeks. Photography by Daniel Kuykendall. I've gotten a lot of questions about how my birds' behavior have changed since I've been pregnant. I even got an email the other day about a couple that has had to get someone else to look after their cockatoo while the wife is pregnant because the behavior had changed so drastical...
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Foraging For Parrots 101

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Java tree made for foraging with lots of foraging toys loaded and ready to be figured out  First thing's first, where to get these toys I'm about to talk about: Wag.com. (Because I know you'll be wondering with these awesome photos and videos accompanying this post!)  I got a recent box full of g...
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Spotting Inappropriate Parrot Body Language

My related blog posts: Parrot Body Language Tips and Signs Parrot Body Language Visuals The how to's of body language in parrots Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Waynesboro, VA Shown: Congo African Grey "Cressi"  Cressi is known for showing inappropriate body language of becoming horny and hormonal and, and, and! However, in this picture she is ...
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