Parrot Tricks: Ring on Peg

It took two days to train Bondi, my 4 year old galah, how to do the "ring on peg" trick. But it took some learning on MY end. And she was getting SO insanely frustrated. It was super hard for her to get the ring over the peg since it just barely fit, and as I continued to try, she only got it twice out of all the times we were trying... And fo...
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Teaching Your Bird to Wave Isn't Always That Easy...

Photo by Dave Location: Cruise Ship Shown: Galah "Bandit" To date, Bandit my galah knows the following tricks: Spin Roll over Lawn mower Recall/flight training  I decided that the "wave" would be next. I thought it would be an easy next trick to do... right? Wrong. I've never had such a hard time teaching the wave to a bird before! ...
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Parrot Tricks: The Wave

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Holland America Cruise Line Waving: Rose Breasted Cockatoo “Bondi” Training your bird to wave with his foot can be done by using your bird’s natural behavior or by using touch training (aka target training) along with various other methods. Some birds take on to certain methods more than others:   Behavior Shapin...
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Parrot Tricks: Flight, Spin, Shake, and Yes

  Above is a video of my rose breasted cockatoo (commonly known as a galah) named Bondi performing some tricks she knows. The only one I left out was the bat but you can find that trick on my other video blogs. Here is a link to a complete parrot training guide. Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She has been working with parrots and toucans since ...
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