Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, FL Flying: Hyacinth "Hymie"
It has been getting easier and easier to ask Hymie to fly and here's why:
When he was younger, he used to fly around his owner's house with a green wing macaw in tow. So he has had experience flying before and enjoyed it enough to want to experience it again.
I've been spending ...
Photo by Dave Location: Cruise Ship Shown: Galah "Bandit"
To date, Bandit my galah knows the following tricks:
I decided that the "wave" would be next. I thought it would be an easy next trick to do... right? Wrong. I've never had such a hard time teaching the wave to a bird before!
Photo by Dave Location: Moab, Utah Outside Flyers: Rose Breasted Cockatoos "Bandit" & "Bondi"
I hope you all remember Bondi's story. If you don't, here's to sum it up: She was raised right, never clipped and properly fledged. The post above is about how much happier she became flying in an outdoor batting cage. To now sum up how far she h...
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...