Freeflying Another Galah: Ace (The First Time)

Photo by Dave Womach Location: Hidaglo, TX Smothered with love: Galah "Bandit" I kind of love how unplanned my life can be sometimes. I like going by the seat of my pants, and I love offering that lifestyle to my parrots. It's probably the best thing I can offer them. Everyone knows about my baby boy Bandit, and what an all-star he is when i...
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Let Your Parrots Help You Feel Better...

  Photo by Dave Womach Location: Cape Girardeau, MO Resting on: Blue throated macaw "Jinx" We all have bad days. I had a bad couple of days recently, and my birds really helped me through. Dave came backstage and found me and Jinx like this... and told me not to stop when I looked up at him. He said, "Put your head back down, I want to captu...
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What Kind of People to Socialize Your Bird With

Photo by Dave Womach Location: Carbondale, IL Shown: Galahs "Bondi" & "Ace"  Whenever we fly our birds in the arenas, we let anyone watch who is around or wants to. There's some people around the circus that I call or text to let them know we're going to be flying our birds because I know how much they enjoy being there. Then there's alwa...
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How Important is it to Bathe Your Parrot?

Photo by Dave Location: Augusta, GA Bathing: Galahs "Ace" & "Bondi" Bathing your parrot often is crucial to your parrot's health and feather condition. Some birds love to bathe (Comet, my Camelot macaw will literally take a bath ANYTIME!) others... not so much... like my military macaw will hang in the back while everyone else gets wet. He ...
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Parrot Body Language Visuals

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Savannah, GA Try reading this body language of: Congo African Grey Parrot "Cressi"  Look at the above photo of my parrot, Cressi. What do you see? What mood do you think she's in? Do you think she looks approachable? Really think about what you see here. It seems like it would be easy but this one may not be all yo...
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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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