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Do Hormones Contribute to Rehoming Parrots?

By Diane Burroughs Parrots, like any pet, will mature and develop hormonal or seasonal behaviors.  Hormonal parrots strut, flat back and become more temperamental.  They are more territorial than usual, too, making the parrot difficult to handle.  Do hormones contribute to rehoming parrots or placing them for adoption? Seasonal Behavior in Birds Most women can […]

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How Smart Is Your Bird?

By Diane Burroughs Did you know that Parrots have been found to be as smart as a 4 to 5 year old child?  Your bird is probably that smart. Pioneering research from Dr. Irene Pepperberg at Brandeis University and researchers at the Universities of Vienna and Oxford have shown astounding evidence about the intelligence of […]

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Train Your Parrot to Talk

Teach Your Parrot to Say Gobble!

Do you want to teach your parrot to say “Gobble, Gobble this Thanksgiving? It would be so fun if your parrot “gobbles” for the guests. Some of the best talking parrots are African Grey Parrots, Amazon Parrots, Eclectus Parrots, Indian Ring Necks, Quaker Parrots, some Macaw’s and American Parakeets! Birds learn words that they hear […]

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Train Your Parrot to Talk

How Parrots Learn to Talk

Have you ever wondered how parrots learn to talk? Read on Genetics Could Explain Parrots Ability To Talk (via redOrbit) redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Scientists say they have put together a more complete string of genetic letters that may control how well parrots learn to imitate their owners and other noises. […]

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Bring out the intelligence of birds with clicker training

Top 5 Bird Treats for Training Bird Tricks

No doubt about it.  Animal training techniques have been studied to a science.  Research shows that positive animal bird training techniques work. Zoo’s do it.  Animal shows in Vegas and on ships do it.  You can train your parrot to be a fun pet bird and wonderful companion easily with just 30 minutes or less […]

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