Because the end goal is outdoor freeflight with Morgan, every indoor situation needs to be looked at in that respect. Now what would this look like outdoors?
You don't turn your back on your bird, or stop watching your bird outdoors when free flying. So this behavior outside could lead to fly offs or losing track of the bird's flight pattern....
Does everyone else feel the new energy about Patty?!
Patty still struggles with:
Pulling the treat away when it's in sight and in reach of the bird
Using luring over training/teaching
Backing up for flights at the wrong time (do this when the bird is about to take off, before the bird takes off or when the bird just takes off but NEVER when t...
Everyone involved needed this session to fill their souls. Morgan included.
Sometimes the shorter sessions make it easier to squeeze more positivity into them, and leave the bird and person wanting more next time.
1. Hold foot immediately when Morgan steps up (thumb immediately down on foot.) this makes Morgan feel more se...
Reminder: Morgan is a 7 year old camelot macaw with a foot defect she was hatched with.
To catch up with Morgan's story, please click here.
Lessons from this video:
Always end the session on a positive note and while the enthusiasm is still high!
Crashing is part of the learning process - just like a toddler looks to its parents for how to re...
Some interesting things happened recently with Morgan, the 7 year old Camelot macaw with a left foot defect. I'm super excited to share the ups and downs with you this week! Check it out:
First, I've got her making the LONGEST flights possible in my living room space which I am so excited about! Now, repetition will build stamina and muscle, an...