The Big Day: Will Morgan Choose Her Trainer Over Her Owner?!

The day is finally here - asking Morgan to fly to her current owner over her trainer for the past 2 weeks and 6 days, Jamieleigh.  Her owner, Patty has had Morgan for 4-5 months and in that time had her toe amputated and toweled Morgan to give her meds for two weeks.  Her trainer, Jamieleigh, has had Morgan 2.5 weeks and has become her favorite...
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Transferring The Bond of a Parrot to Someone Else

During this whole journey with Morgan the macaw, I was getting a ton of people saying things like, "But what if Morgan NEVER likes her owner again?" and "What if Morgan has chosen YOU over her owner forever?! Then what?!"  Here's how I was ensuring the switch of affections: What Patty did to EARN the bond:  Daily Care Patty was 100% in charg...
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How I Used Jealousy to Train a Handicapped Macaw

I've talked about using jealousy in the past to get a quicker response from your bird, and train numerous things (from talking on cue to harness training!) We also show it being used positively in our flight training course as we train our three macaws at once!  So here I am, at it again, this time using camelot macaw Morgan and my blue throate...
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Crashing During Flight Training: The Important Lessons

If you're interested in training your bird - ANY age or species - to fly, please invest in my indoor flight training course! I'm also available for consultations if you have a specific situation that you need help with. Consults are only $50 for 30 minutes.  Reminder: Morgan is a 7 year old camelot macaw with a foot defect she was hatched wit...
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