By Rebecca K. O'Connor
Gaining the trust and building a positive relationship with an parrot that has no experience — or worse, a history of bad experiences — with people — can be very daunting. One good bite from a frightened bird is enough to make anyone think twice about the work involved. Fortunately, with a plan, patience and a focus on the positive, no one has to get bitten. Building a new relationship with a parrot does not have to be scary. Whether you focus on taming or training, you can build a friendship with just about any parrot and without bloodshed.
**For the full article, pick up the September 2009 issue of BIRD TALK**
Did you like this excerpt? Subscribe now to read more like it.