Training Sun Conures with Affection

Photo by Daniel Kuykendall Affectionate with: Congo African grey "Cressi" & Blue throated macaw "Jinx" Location: Moab, UT Affection training. Is it possible? Yes. Is it 100% reliable? Not in the least! But sure is nice. I use affection training a lot - and lately it has been happening on its own with my three sun conure girls; Lily, Phoeb...
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Spotting Inappropriate Parrot Body Language

My related blog posts: Parrot Body Language Tips and Signs Parrot Body Language Visuals The how to's of body language in parrots Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Waynesboro, VA Shown: Congo African Grey "Cressi"  Cressi is known for showing inappropriate body language of becoming horny and hormonal and, and, and! However, in this picture she is ...
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Movie Night With Your Parrot

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Movie date with: Congo African Grey "Cressi" Somehow the other day the subject of having a movie night with your parrot came up between Patty and I and we looked at each other with the expression of, Hey, why NOT have a movie night with your parrot? Everyone should try it!  So here I am writing about it...
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Save Money... Buy a Perch, Cancel Those Expensive Appointments

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Pictured: Camelot macaw "Tusa" I didn’t realize that pet shops and other places alike offer nail trimming services to pet owners. It was just the other week ago that I was at a place and the lady that came in brought her amazon parrot and african grey for some much needed nail trims.   The birds wings w...
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Fruit and Veggie Parrot Popsicles!

Photo by Heather Scott Shown: Green wing macaw I was chatting with my friend Heather Scott when she sent me some pictures of the parrots she's working with and their frozen fruit and veggie lollies as she called them. I was so excited about her invention that I asked her to share it with me so I could pass it along on my blog. She was more th...
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