Day 8: Back to Diet

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 Storm tried his 6th new food in the video above on his 8th day with us!

I had actually made the creamed corn for myself when I thought, “Didn’t I tell everyone on the blog I would introduce this type of food to him? I better get on that…”

So, I did! I warmed the creamed corn up for less than a minute, stirred it and made sure with my own tongue that it wasn’t too hot and just a lukewarm temperature. I spoon fed Storm through the cage and he LOVED the creamed corn. I made sure he saw me taking a bite before offering to him… I’ve noticed with my own birds they are more likely to try a new food if they see that I’m eating it.

Storm was such a fan of it that I poured the whole bowl of corn into his own dish in the cage and left him to it.

And – get this – he didn’t scream when I left the room! He was stuffing face in his dish when I walked out which was a first. He has still been screaming when I leave. I wonder how long this creamed corn will cure screaming… haha.

Jamieleigh Womach has been working with parrots and toucans since the age of 17. She isn’t homeless but is home less than she prefers to be. She travels the world with her husband, daughter, and a flockful of parrots with whom she shares the stage.


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