Some Birds Need to Be STUFFED (Full of Food) to Work

Photo by Nathan Slabaugh Location: Athol, ID Pictured: Camelot macaw "Comet" During the making of ParrotFX, Comet has been the bird to stand out the most. He has really come into his own and been able to shine. In fact, he has more asked of him than any of the other macaws and has been excelling at every single part. Dave and I usually throw...
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Bondi Lands in a Tree For the First Time

Photo by Dave Location: Waynesboro, VA Shown: Rose Breasted Cockatoo "Bondi" While flying our little guys (two rose breasted cockatoos and an African grey) Bondi decided to land in a tree for the very first time in her entire freeflight life which surprised Dave and I. We were flying and Bandit landed on him, Cressi on me and we both looked a...
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Changes in Our Flock: Bandit & Cressi Flock Together

Photo by Dave Location: Waynesboro, VA Flocking: Galah "Bandit" & African grey "Cressi" We have always longed for our three macaws to flock together when they fly, and they have done it a few times but for the most part they fly separately. In fact the other day in Virginia two of them practically hit each other in mid flight changing dir...
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Training Parrots to Freefly: A Little Background

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Moab, UT Spotting a hawk in the sky: Camelot macaw "Tusa" & Galah "Bondi" Recently someone asked if we'd ever lost a bird freeflying. (Cue knocking on wood...) No, we haven't. We freefly our entire flock of parrots (and now one toucan) and though we've not lost any of our birds doing so, we have had "close call...
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Rescuing Your Bird: Don’t Get in the Habit

Photo by Dave Location: Reno, NV Cuddling: Moluccan Cockatoo "Pooh" When I talk about rescuing in this post I’m not talking about adopting your parrot from a rescue facility...  I’m talking about when your bird flies off, or gets on the edge of the counter when you’re calling it, or gets stuck somewhere and you go “rescue” the bird by making ...
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About Our Freeflight Parrot Training Course

Photo by Dave Location: Nampa, ID Flying in: Camelot Macaw "Comet" I get asked a lot about our freeflight course, and for a price breakdown as well as scheduling you can email info@birdtricks.com. Once you're serious about taking the course and signing up, they will pass you onto me. Right now the course is personally coached by Dave Womach,...
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