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Our Talking Parrots

Everyone that loves parrots wants to have a talking parrot.  I’ve got seven parrots and most of them talk. Let me introduce you to my flock of talking parrots.  I’ll go from largest to smallest: Peachy is our 14 year old Moluccan Cockatoo. I got him when he was 3 years old. I had gone […]

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Understanding Parrot Body Language

People love parrots because they are verbal and smart. But, did you know that parrots communicate through body language, too? Learn to read parrot body language to understand and bond more closely with your pet as well as attempt to understand it’s needs.

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What’s Wrong With The Bird Step Up Command?

Positive bird training is not just a fad. It is research based by such well known professionals as Karen Pryor and Barbara Heidenreich of GoodBirdInc.com Barbara is not saying that Step Up is wrong, but that training by force is counterproductive. Learn how to make your parrot your best friend with positive bird training techniques like this one from Barbara Heidenreich.

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Good Bird Training Techniques: An Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Training

Parrot’s, being some of the most intelligent animals on earth, require research based bird training techniques. Just like educators for children need to know the language of kids, parrot trainers must know the language of parrots. When I refer to language, I’m refering not only to how the other listens and communicates to me, but how I can actually get the other to LISTEN to me. Barbara Heidenreich gets it. Learn more here.

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OMG! That Screaming Parrot!!!!

Nerve racking. Parrots can irritate you and your neighbors! Did you know that we actually teach our parrots to scream? Well, learn how to extinguish it! It can be done. Yeah, parrots do communicate through whistles and screams, but it doesn’t have to be constant. Peachy is better. Find out how we helped him become a better member of the family.

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