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Hormonal Parrots: How Parrot Food Affects Hormones

Did you know that some popular parrot foods and treats induce hormonal behavior and aggression in your pet? When a bird has access to a diet rich in protein, minerals and healthy fats and a perceived pampering mate and nesting site its body becomes hormonal.  Very hormonal.  And, anyone who’s felt “hormonal” knows that hormones […]

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nesting behavior in pet birds

My Bird Is Hiding Under Furniture. Its Nest Seeking!

The Search for a Suitable Nesting Cavity (bird soliciting courtship) Have you found your bird hiding out in small, dark places?  If other in home conditions including lighting and diet are just right, your bird may be looking for a nesting spot. Their hormonal clock may already be thrown off with lack of sleep and […]

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hormonal behavior in parrots

Understanding Hormonal Behavior in Parrots: Part 1

Birds Do It, Bee’s Do It! Yep.  That’s the way it is.  Adolescent and adult parrots get hormonal.  In the wild, most parrot species mate once a year and the rest of the year, their hormones are in sort of a dormant state.  There are a few species that have longer mating periods, but not […]

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Learn about giving your bird the freedom of flight

Flying Parrots | The Freedom Of Flight

Check out this video clip for the new documentary, The Freedom of Flight! The Flying Parrots are awesome! Bird Tricks writes: “I’m excited to announce that on Monday we are releasing our new DVD. It’s called, The Freedom of Flight, a documentary look inside the lives of a handful of our clients lives as we take […]

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Teach your parrot to wear a bird harness

The Bird Harness – A Better Way to Exercise Your Bird

By Diane Burroughs Across the divide of the Atlantic, there has been a topic that creates heated debate, and it goes something like this. A pet bird is a very fragile animal, and, apart from the possibility of it getting sick from common household contaminants, the risk of your bird flying away and getting injured, […]

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