Monthly Miracle Complete!

It’s been a heck of a long time since I’ve updated here on my blog, but hopefully you all enjoyed following my progress with Alexandrine Parakeet Rasta on the BirdTricks.com blog. If you missed it all, you can find it here. The posts are shown from most recent to least recent so go back all the way and start from the beginning if you want to see...
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Some Birds Need to Be STUFFED (Full of Food) to Work

Photo by Nathan Slabaugh Location: Athol, ID Pictured: Camelot macaw "Comet" During the making of ParrotFX, Comet has been the bird to stand out the most. He has really come into his own and been able to shine. In fact, he has more asked of him than any of the other macaws and has been excelling at every single part. Dave and I usually throw...
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Weaning Baby Birds: Not For the Inexperienced

Photo by Daniel Kuykendall Location: Moah, UT Pictured: Sun conures "Phoebe" & "Detka" I’ve been thrilled to have my baby girls back; Lily, Phoebe and Detka. However, the first two nights with them I literally had my own set of ‘night frights’. I literally went to bed worried about them, and woke up worrying about them and thought about t...
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Growing and Picking Your Bird’s Food

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Centralia, WA Freshly picked blackberries  Recently it has been peach and blackberry season up in Washington state and I’ve had a ball berry picking with my niece and nephew. Not to mention my brother and sister in law have been talking about planting a garden which I’ve recently thought would be so cool. I went ...
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Feather Plucking and Chewing: How to Help & Prevent it

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Kent, WA In the mirror: Galah "Bondi" Feather plucking and chewing, also over-preening has too many causes to name but many of them can be emotional causes from what the bird has been through in the past. These are much harder to work out so I’m going to go from the stand point of how to prevent your bird from ev...
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