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Feathered Friend Resources
Parrots are not the mental or emotional equivalent of a child, as many people have expressed. They are parrots, unique in their own right, and deserving of their own identity and treatment. They deserve nothing less.
– Steve Martin, Natural Encounters
I have been working with, caring for, and training countless species of parrots for nearly twenty years. Over this time, I have learned so much from these amazing beings. Now I happy to be sharing this knowledge with you! Below are resources that will inspire and enlighten you about our feathered friends!
- How a 5 year old boy taught an animal not to bite
- Holy Moly Hormones!
- Avian Web
- How to Create a Bond With Your Parakeet or Budgie
- The Bird Channel
- Bird Safety Tips
- Parrot Tips
- How to safely take your bird out on an outing, and how to know if they are stressed while out and about!
- Parrot Behavior Problems
- Normal Parrot Behavior - What you need to know!
- Understanding Parrot Behavior, Naturally
- Parrot Tip: Use walnuts, pecans, or other assorted nuts that they rarely have access to. They will quickly learn to love this game!
- Kid's Parrot Activity Book
- Stimulation for Psittacines! Transforming a Parrot’s Life in Captivity through Enrichment (article 1 of 4)
- Putting Together the Parrot Puzzle Pieces: The Key to Successful, Species-Appropriate Enrichment for Captive Parrots (article 2 of 4)
- Guiding Principles for Parrot Enrichment: Creating an effective species-appropriate enrichment program for parrots (article 3 of 4)
- The Power of Play: Thinking Outside the Cage (article 4 of 4)