I Love My Job As a Bird Trainer

Photo by Dave Location: Musha Cay, Copperfield Bay, Bahamas With me: Blue and Yellow Macaws "Jersey" & "Chayko"  I started this blog a little too late for Jersey and Chayko to make it in very many posts... but they are my babies! I raised them from 6 months old up until selling them (fully trained) to a client... which was very, very hard...
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New You Tube Parrot Channel!

Photo by Dave Location: Moab, Utah Fighting over the landing spot: Macaws "Jinx" & "Comet"  I have a new you tube channel to share with all of you. Now, it's very varied up and is about training, socializing, interaction, caging, pricing and tons more information that you guys constantly ask about... wrapped up in 1-3 minute long videos! ...
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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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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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Are You Spending Enough Time with Your Bird?

Just like people have specific love languages, so do parrots! And we recieve in them all. Sometimes during a little down time you might have, it might be a real treat to enjoy some cuddling time with your birds (or bird). This is a great way to relax with your birds and make a few "deposits" into your bond with your parrot.    Article by Ja...
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Leaving Your Parrot Alone at Home While You Travel: No-No

Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, FL Shown: African Grey "Cressi", Galah "Bandit", Camelot Macaws "Tusa" & "Comet" & Blue Throat Macaw "Jinx"   I was out at Blue Jacket Park in Orlando, Florida (like I have been so much recently) and it was actually on Valentine's Day because I was out there freeflying my parrots. Well, this lady came ...
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