Training Parrots to Freefly: A Little Background

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Moab, UT Spotting a hawk in the sky: Camelot macaw "Tusa" & Galah "Bondi" Recently someone asked if we'd ever lost a bird freeflying. (Cue knocking on wood...) No, we haven't. We freefly our entire flock of parrots (and now one toucan) and though we've not lost any of our birds doing so, we have had "close call...
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My Lack of Freeflight Posts

Photo by Dave Womach Location: Hidaglo, Texas Landing: Camelot Macaw "Comet" I guess I should be saying sorry for my lack of posts in general, but specifically my freeflight posts have been few and far between and that's because not a lot of places I've been traveling to have allowed for me to take my birds out to fly freely. Either because o...
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Accidents Happen: Thank God for Freeflight

Photo by Dave Location: Moab, Utah Pictured: Galah "Bondi" Today I went to move my small birds from their travel cages to their aviary. It isn't a long distance, maybe 60 feet... from the gravel to the grass. I opened the aviary door and left it that way, as it was empty, and I planned on getting two birds in at once to lessen the amount of t...
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Freestyle Flyer's Club in California

Photo by Gilbert Location: Palm Springs, CA The Freestyle Flyer's Club is all about people interested in freeflight training their parrots for the outdoors and Dave and I try to visit as many places as we possibly can to share the gift of watching freeflight with everyone who'd like to watch!  We are currently in Palm Springs, CA flying our ...
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The Freestyle Flyer's Club

If you're interested in freeflight whether you want to merely WATCH other people do it (like myself) or be a part of it with your own bird, the Freestyle Flyer's Club is meant for you! The club takes trips at least twice a year to exotic locations around the world and free fly their parrots together. Whether it's Idaho, Utah, Washington, Calif...
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Freeflight Trip

Photo by Dave Location: Waynesboro, VA Flying: Camelot Macaw "Tusa" A day trip to VA for us was planned to go freeflying with some friends who have 3 freeflight birds of their own. It was quite the spectacle with all these gorgeous birds flying around in the fields! All the birds that were flown were: 2 Blue Throated Macaws 2 Camelot Mac...
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