Behind the Scenes of the ParrotFX Photoshoot

Photo by Nathan Slabaugh Location: Athol, ID Behind the scenes: Galahs "Bondi" & "Bandit" being shot by photographer Terrence Blanton Dave and I have done numerous photoshoots with our birds - every time we get a new contract, it's a new photoshoot for new promo materials and so forth. Comet, our camelot macaw, was the main attraction in ...
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How to Train Multiple Birds at Once

Photo by Dave Womach Location: White Sands, New Mexico Pictured flying: Camelot macaw "Tusa" and Galah "Bandit" (Email info@birdtricks.com for our freeflight course) There’s a lot of questions that come up when it comes to training more than one bird. There are times when it works for the better to train birds at once (more than one) and there ...
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Save Money... Buy a Perch, Cancel Those Expensive Appointments

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Pictured: Camelot macaw "Tusa" I didn’t realize that pet shops and other places alike offer nail trimming services to pet owners. It was just the other week ago that I was at a place and the lady that came in brought her amazon parrot and african grey for some much needed nail trims.   The birds wings w...
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Changes in Our Flock: Bandit & Cressi Flock Together

Photo by Dave Location: Waynesboro, VA Flocking: Galah "Bandit" & African grey "Cressi" We have always longed for our three macaws to flock together when they fly, and they have done it a few times but for the most part they fly separately. In fact the other day in Virginia two of them practically hit each other in mid flight changing dir...
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Why Are Birds Moody?

Photo by Dave Location: Moab, UT Leaning in: Galah "Bondi"  I have to say, I'm in the defense of the birds on this topic! You may be wondering why your bird is sooo nice one day, and so damn moody the next. Well, I could pretty much ask any human being the same question. Why one day is someone so nice to me, the next they're getting upset ove...
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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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