Macaw Personality Differences

Photo by Dave Location: Waynesboro, VA Macaws: Camelot macaws "Comet" & "Tusa", blue throated macaw "Jinx" Recently I was asked what kind of personality differences I’ve noticed in the macaws I’ve worked with, and I thought it would make an interesting blog post for those of you wondering the same thing. For me, I have noticed that some g...
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Malnutrition in Parrots and What to Do About it

Photo by Dave Location: Loveland, Colorado Pictured eating corn and brown rice: Camelot macaws "Comet" & "Tusa" Every once in a while a parrot related article will catch my eye and a recent on on malnutrition in parrots caught it this week. So I wanted to talk about the signs and symptoms of malnutrition, and what to do about it. First, ...
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Wrestling Macaws

  Lately my Camelot macaws have been all about wrestling each other on the ground while on their backs! They have tried to get me to join in, as well as Jinx (blue throated macaw) but neither of us are willing to join in... we don't want to accidentally get hurt with all the fun! However it's too funny to watch them play so I thought you'd enj...
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This Month is All About Trick Training!

I made the goal to focus hard on trick training all my parrots who don't know as much as Bondi (my lead trainee) and really try to get them to know more behaviors this month. I wanted this month's priority with my birds to be all about behavior training whether it's natural behaviors on cue, prop tricks or just trained behaviors.  I thought s...
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