A Touch Training Trick I Discovered Using 2 Birds

 Photo by Dave Location: Holland America Cruise Line Theater Pictured: Galahs "Bandit" and "Bondi" I touch trained my 4-5 month old rose breasted cockatoo, Bandit, in two days with three training sessions. It’s the very first thing I taught him (aside from flight training outdoors) and it was actually harder to touch train (or target train) h...
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When Birds Gang Up On You

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands Twins: Blue and Gold Macaws "Jersey" and "Chayko" For two years I trained two blue and gold macaws (received at the age of 6 months old) named Jersey (female) and Chayko (male) who were brother and sister. When they were around two years old is when I had my first experience where...
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