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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Treats for Training: What I Use

Photo by Dave Location: Saipan, MP Siblings: Blue and Gold Macaws "Jersey" and "Chayko"   Recently on my YouTube videos, I've received a lot of the same question, "What treats do you use to give your bird during training sessions?"   And I know what those askers are really thinking... if they use what I use for my birds, their birds will do tha...
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Blue Throated Macaws

Photo by Katherine B. Location: Naples, Florida Sibs: Blue Throated Macaws   This is a picture of two blue throated macaw babies. One of which, is mine! I have already picked the name (with the help from Dave) of Jinx (Jinxi for a nickname). The reason for the name comes from the word "jinks" but we wanted to spell it "cooler", hehe. I am very ...
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Earning Trust for Behaviors: Bird on Back

Photo by Dave Location: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands Hugging: Blue and Gold Macaw "Chayko" Earning your bird's trust can be hard depending on your bird's situation. One of my favorite behaviors to train is based on trust and that is getting your parrot to lay on its back; whether it's on a hard surface or in your arms. It's important to g...
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