Preparing My Vehicle With My Birds in Mind

Photo by Kai Bansner Location: Moab, UT Shown: Our truck for freeflying parrots It seems like when you freefly your birds, or when your life involves birds as heavily as mine does, that EVERYTHING I do is made around them. Soon I will be making the long drive from Florida to Idaho and I got to thinking how to do it without my huge white trai...
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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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Freeflying Parrots Around the USA

Our most recent adventure in the freestyle flyer's club was spent in Waynesboro, Virginia with Chex the Harlequin macaw and Bonnie, the blue throated macaw! Bonnie is the newest member of the club, getting her wings exercised. I thought for sure Jinx (my blue throat) would love her but he wasn't a fan... guess he's just not got an eye for the ...
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Storm's 45 Days with Me are Over...

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Moab, Utah Freeflight: Blue Fronted Amazon "Storm"  Hopefully most of you remember me talking about the Amazon parrot, Storm, and how I was going to be fostering him for a total of 45 days. Well, that 45 days ended a little bit ago and I'm still here in Moab, Utah with his owners. The other blog where I talk abo...
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Trees and Freeflight Parrots...

Photo by Dave Location: Moab, Utah Retrieving in the tree: Camelot Macaw "Tusa"  This is the true version of freeflying your parrot outside! Landing in trees... it's just going to happen. I remember when Cressi, my Congo Grey, was at a level 3 in freeflight (meaning she could fly with some wind in treed areas with slopes and dips) and I was ...
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No More Nail Trimming!

Photo by Chris Biro Location: Moab, UT Parrots Pictured: Shamrock Macaw "Buckle" and Blue Throated Macaw "Gleam"   I recently found out through an avian vet that a free flighted bird who flies outside should not have its nails clipped due to being able to grasp its landing spots more securely outside. That doesn't mean I want my birds landing i...
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