The Scared Parrot Body Language Signs

Photo by Dave Location: Centralia, WA Birds: African Grey Parrots "Bean" and "Cressi" While hanging out in Washington state we decided to introduce our African Grey Cressi to my brother in law's rescue African Grey named Bean. I don't know Bean well at all, I've never worked with him and my visits have all been short and sweet so I've spent a...
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Training My Galah to Hula

Normally my female galah, Bondi, is the best at everything out of our entire flock. But man, this hula hoop flight training is not her favorite thing in the world...  She was doing really great for a while, as you can see in the video below:  But the further I got back from the hoop, the more likely she was to land on the actual hoop. So I w...
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Teaching Your Bird to Wave Isn't Always That Easy...

Photo by Dave Location: Cruise Ship Shown: Galah "Bandit" To date, Bandit my galah knows the following tricks: Spin Roll over Lawn mower Recall/flight training  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! ...
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Another Freeflying Bird Livin' The Life!

Photo by Jason Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Freeflying: Galah "Ace"  For more photos of Ace freeflying in Idaho, click here.  So you guys should remember, Ace, the galah... he was raised with my own galah, Bandit, for a while. We raised Ace part way for some friends and bird-sitted Ace for 24 hours... he's made his number of appearances in...
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Modeling with Parrots

My galah, Bondi, was a recent inspiration for the above photo-shoot. Bondi is my all-time best parrot for modeling with. She has experience doing so and has been published with me before. However, I found this shoot much more difficult to have her in. Last time her and I shot together, she was also on my shoulder but mostly used on my hand or...
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African Grey Parrot or Monkey?

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Cruise Ship Hanging from Me: Congo African Grey "Cressi" Yes, my African Grey parrot could pretty much pass for a monkey the way she plays on me. She hangs from anything she can grasp; clothes, hair, hands, shoes, anything. And I don't mind - most of the time - as it's hilarious and entertaining for me to watch her...
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