I get asked a lot if I bring my birds in from their outdoor aviaries when it rains. Well, living in Florida, it rains almost every day at the same time and a lot more in the winter. It pretty much rains all the time! And honestly, it's a hassle to bring birds in and out, back and forth. Who wants to do that? I wondered how they would do the first time out in the rain but they did great. Rainstorms are natural for them in the wild and I think they adapt to it pretty fast. If they want to get wet, they push themselves up against the bars to catch as much water as possible. If they don't, they sit in the very middle. Sometimes the wind carries the rain sideways and they get hit with it no matter what in which case, they tend to flap a lot to make the most of it!
Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She 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 whom she shares the stage with.