“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” — Henry David Thoreau Out of the Blue (2009) “It all […]
A short video from Dr. Susan Friedman, PhD, that makes a big difference in your parrot’s trust.
Looking for an online resource to learn the basics of ABA to train your bird? This group — not a chat room — is the place to start. Join the group and ask to take the “mini lessons.” You will be assigned a tutor and begin the lessons you need […]
Communicate with your bird. Check out this link to various parrot “sign language.”
This article at beautyofbirds.com by Phoebe Greene Linden, SBBF, California, and S.G. Friedman, Ph.D., Utah State University, is an excellent example of applying science to understand a parrot’s behavior. It shows how we can unknowingly teach a bird to behave in certain ways, some of which we enjoy and others no so […]
How a Parrot Learns Its Name in the Wild | All About Bird Biology • The Cornell Lab
If only more people could sing like this!