Summer Time Heat

Photo by Glen Location: Moab, UT Drinking: Military Macaw "Cash" I forgot about how much adjustment most parrots need when moving to a warm weather place like Florida. My birds came from Saipan, which is pretty much like Florida but maybe more humid? Not sure. It's pretty close... I make sure that my parrots have plenty of water in the summe...
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Bird Sitting is Over...

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL On the couch: Military macaw "Cash" After 5 months of my military macaw hanging at Missi's place, he came back to live with us and I have to say, I was damn excited to see him again! To read his story at Missi's, click here. Missi brought him to Orlando from Naples and along with him, she brought his ne...
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How Entertainers Spend Time With Their Birds

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Saipan, MP Macaw: Military Macaw "Cash" Fellow entertainers scared of birds... beware! If you're looking for me backstage, just go towards the sounds of the parrots! Because that is where I will always be. When there was only one bird in the show, it made it real easy to hang out with just that bird all the time...
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Why Outside Aviaries Have Catch-Alls

   I remember when Dave and I first sep up our Cages by Design aviaries outside, we set up the actual 6' diameter aviaries first. But we still had 2 catch-alls to put up and I thought, Well maybe we don't need those... And boy have I ever been proved wrong since! Really, I was just being lazy because it was a lot of effort to put them up ourse...
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Bathe Your Birds!

Dave and I were spending the day cleaning out the aviaries outside when I decided to give the parakeets a spray bottle bath inside and then thought, maybe I should offer my macaws outside a mist down since it was such a hot day out... so I did... Cash, my military macaw, immediately went in the opposite direction telling me that the spray bott...
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Bird Sitting My Military Macaw... Can ANYONE Handle It?

Photo by Missi Bellande Location: Naples, Florida Fighting Macaws: Military Macaw "Cash" & Blue and Gold Macaw "Bailey" So right before my trip to Moab, Utah a friend of mine, Missi, asked, "Would you ever consider rehoming your military macaw, Cash?" She was on the look out for a mature, independant macaw that was on the larger side and ...
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