How to Socialize Your Bird Without the Risk of Biting

Photo by Dave Location: Centralia, WA Pictured: Camelot Macaw "Comet" Socializing your bird with new people can be really hard, not usually because of the bird, but because people react to things and sometimes they can react really dramatically. You don’t want the interactions your bird has with new people to be negative, and that’s why it’s ...
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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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Change of Heart

Photo by Dave Location: Moab, Utah Shown: Blue throated macaw "Zoey" Remember when I said we were going to be adopting another blue throated macaw? You can review the entry here. Well, things change and people often have a change of heart. When birds tend to seem wild and out of control, people lose perspective of just how much the animal reall...
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