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: African Grey Waves on Cue

I've just been on a training frenzie lately, I know! My goal is to catch my entire flock up to speed with where my cockatoo, Bondi, is. She is our "pro" training parrot. She knows so many things and learns super fast (but gets bored easy, too) and I just want the entire flock to be up to speed with her. So you might see many different birds le...
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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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