Bird Sitting a Cockatoo For 24 Hours

Photo by Dave Location: Sandpoint, ID Excited ones: Rose Breasted Cockatoos "Bondi", "Ace" and "Bandit"   Some friends asked if I could watch their rose breasted cockatoo, Ace, for a day or so. They were staying at an aunt's and I was happy to look after Ace (whom I hand fed when he was just a youngin' anyway!)   I was actually really looking f...
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Show Off Your Parrot

Photo by Dave Location: Sandpoint, Idaho Show off: Galah "Bondi"  I love showing off my parrots and they love showing off! Especially my rose breasted cockatoo (galah) Bondi. She is the typical cockatoo - a complete ham in public! She loves having all the attention and will yell, "Hey Cutie!" at anyone who ignores her. Showing off your bird c...
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Choosing Your Parrot’s Name

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Holland America Line Wrapped Up: Rose Breasted Cockatoo "Bandit"   I had a really hard time naming my youngest cockatoo, Bandit. I ended up doing what most people do and I looked online at popular parrot names that were already in use in great large lists. Nothing really stuck out at me but we had him already and...
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How to Properly Hold Your Parrot

One of the many reasons it can be hard to introuduce your bird to new people is because new people who don't know birds, don't know how to properly handle or hold them. I've experienced it before - both not knowing what the heck I am doing and witnessing someone else not know for themselves! Neither feels better than the other!   Here are some p...
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Freeflight: 3 Year Old Properly Fledged Cockatoo

  Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, Florida Flying: Galah "Bondi"  Bondi is a rose breasted cockatoo also commonly known as a galah in Australia. She is three years old and was bought from her breeder fully flighted and was properly fledged by Dave Womach and I using target training. She is not only an avid flyer but a very skilled flyer. Dave u...
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A Trick to Getting your Parrot to Eat Healthy

  Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, Florida Eater: Rose Breasted Cockatoo "Bondi"   My galah is the last of my flock who chooses to eat anything that might even be considered healthy for her. She won't try anything new unless I try it first and only wants a piece of whatever I touched, not the next one on the plate. Well, I finally got he...
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