A Glimpse Into Our Lives

We're often asked to share more of what our actual lives look like - being in the world of entertainment, our world is entirely unpredictable. We often take aspects of it and apply it to our bird ownership.  The first video on this article is what it looks like to prep for and take a 3-day road trip. We knew we had to drive 30 hours total, so...
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Bad Moods, Bad Parrots

Photo by Dave Location: Springfield, MA Shown: Galah "Bondi"  It's impossible to train any animal when you're in a bad mood. Animals, especially parrots, are so sensitive and in tune with your emotions that they read you like an open book. It's obvious to them, and faking it only makes it worse. I know, I've started training sessions in a gre...
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The Thrillusionist and His Birds

Photo by Carlos Yepez Location: Coney Island, NY Birds: Camelot Macaw "Comet" & Military Macaw "Crash"  For those of you wanting updates on our birds when it comes to the magical and show side of things, check out David's blog The Thrillusionist for the most up-to-date happenings on the flock! As well as cool videos, pictures and newspape...
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Performing Macaw

Recently we worked in Jinx, our blue throated macaw, into another segment of the show. Originally when this piece first went into the show, the flight Jinx performed was a straight line from Dave to me. Now, however, we have been able to train Jinx to fly forward and turn to land on me, making it more impressive for the audience and much more ...
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