Keeping Your Bird Busy

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Lacey, WA Pictured: From left; Galah "Bandit", CAG "Cressi" and top Galah "Bondi" Back in October I stayed at my brother in law's house for two days at the end of the month. I was traveling with my entire flock at the time and had three medium sized birds with me. Two rose breasted cockatoos (Bondi and Bandit) and ...
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Nail Polish and Birds

Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, Florida Drinking: Congo African Grey Parrot "Cressi" In the picture above, I am giving Cressi some water after a day of flying outside. You can see on my thumb that I have some leftover nail polish that has been chipping away ever so slowly. It started out as dark purple, then faded a bit to a lighter looking ...
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Socializing Toucans

Photo by Dave Location: The Dawn Princess, Princess Cruise Lines Twins: Swainson Toucans "Meaka" and "Fiji" It wasn't always this way with these two toucans... A lady in Sandpoint, Idaho owned Meaka (left) and she was the same age as Fiji (right) who we got at six months old. Meaka stayed in a pet shop all day and was a very calm and sweet bird...
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How I Cured My Bird’s Racism

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Holland America Cruise Ship "Veendam" Wide Eyed: Congo African Grey "Cressi" Yes, this post really is about how I cured my bird’s racism… and towards African Americans. In the following video you will notice three adult men in the background at one point and how Cressi, my Congo African Grey parrot, flies near th...
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Socializing Birds of the Same Size

  Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, Florida On back: Congo African Grey "Cressi" and Galah "Bondi"  I recently joined a really great parrot related forum. A user named Cheryl asked for advice on how to properly socialize her six birds and I ended up writing to her about how I socialized my Congo African Grey, Cressi, with my Rose Breasted Cocka...
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