Do Hormones Contribute to Rehoming Parrots? 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? Most women can [...]
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Did you know that Parrots have been found to be as smart as a 4 to 5 year old child? 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 birds, specifically parrots. Dr Pepperberg has researched parrots, Alex, [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Imagine little Parakeet, Cockatiel or Lovebird shooting hoops like a pro! Or, bowling a strike? Parakeet sized bird trick toys are hard to find. But we know where to get them! Most bird trick toys are made for medium to large parrots. But, we’ve found a new source for small or parakeet sized bird trick [...]
One of my latest reads, ALEX & ME, was over-whelming in terms of my enthusiasm for animal parrot research but it is also a love story. I imagine that if you love parrots, you’ve heard of Alex, the African Grey Parrot. Dr. Pepperburg has painstakingly devoted her entire life to show the world that animals [...]
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 [...]
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.
Parrot’s were meant to fly. Talk about the ultimate enrichment for a captive parrot! This professionally designed, research based bird harness / leash combo for flying is awesome. Your parrot will gain self-esteem and confidence, the benefit of exercise and a sense of his purpose in life! The Aviator Bird Harness is easy to attach and an opportunity for real enrichment.
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Diane Burroughs is the founder of BirdSupplies.com. She is passionate about parrots - her own flock, your flock and wild parrots. Her passion for parrots shows in her product offerings on www.BirdSupplies.com