Bondi Lands in a Tree For the First Time

Photo by Dave Location: Waynesboro, VA Shown: Rose Breasted Cockatoo "Bondi" While flying our little guys (two rose breasted cockatoos and an African grey) Bondi decided to land in a tree for the very first time in her entire freeflight life which surprised Dave and I. We were flying and Bandit landed on him, Cressi on me and we both looked a...
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Why Are Birds Moody?

Photo by Dave Location: Moab, UT Leaning in: Galah "Bondi"  I have to say, I'm in the defense of the birds on this topic! You may be wondering why your bird is sooo nice one day, and so damn moody the next. Well, I could pretty much ask any human being the same question. Why one day is someone so nice to me, the next they're getting upset ove...
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Training Parrots to Freefly: A Little Background

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Moab, UT Spotting a hawk in the sky: Camelot macaw "Tusa" & Galah "Bondi" Recently someone asked if we'd ever lost a bird freeflying. (Cue knocking on wood...) No, we haven't. We freefly our entire flock of parrots (and now one toucan) and though we've not lost any of our birds doing so, we have had "close call...
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About Our Freeflight Parrot Training Course

Photo by Dave Location: Nampa, ID Flying in: Camelot Macaw "Comet" I get asked a lot about our freeflight course, and for a price breakdown as well as scheduling you can email info@birdtricks.com. Once you're serious about taking the course and signing up, they will pass you onto me. Right now the course is personally coached by Dave Womach,...
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Feather Plucking and Chewing: How to Help & Prevent it

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Kent, WA In the mirror: Galah "Bondi" Feather plucking and chewing, also over-preening has too many causes to name but many of them can be emotional causes from what the bird has been through in the past. These are much harder to work out so I’m going to go from the stand point of how to prevent your bird from ev...
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