Can I Train a Macaw To Like ME in 1 Day?!

Long story short: Dave and I met this macaw, Amur, who immediately loved Dave for being a male and hated me for being a female.  I told myself, this is fine, I don't have to even work with this bird anyway.  ... right, self? Right?!  Um, have an entire day with this bird and not TRY to work with it? Yeah, that's not gonna happen! See bird, mu...
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Stop! Are You Drying Your Bird Off With a Towel and Blow Dryer?!

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Musha Cay, Bahamas During a shower: Blue and gold macaw "Jersey" Lately I've received a lot of emails and questions on the topic of bathing your bird and how to go about it without forcing, yet safely. I've found a lot of popular articles (like on ehow) that advice people to use a towel to dry their bird, and a ...
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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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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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Parrot Scams: Using My Photos to Scam People

HAVE YOU SEEN THESE PHOTOS???  These photographs are of me. Yes, me. My name is Jamieleigh and these parrots are two blue and gold macaws named Jersey (pictured right) and Chayko (on the left) in the image above. All these images were taken while I was living in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands performing at a dinner theater there which used ...
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