While reading this issue’s “Causes & Cures” column on the topic of motion sickness and birds, I was reminded of another potential challenge of car travel with birds. Although none of my flock suffers from motion sickness, my nanday conure Ollie makes it quite clear that he would rather be in the driver’s seat, literally, when we go anywhere. Read more here.
Mind Your Manners
5 behaviors for a well-behaved parrot.
BY BARBARA HEIDENREICH
Ready For Take Off?
In-home flight is not what you think.
BY C.B. BUCKLEY
Flights Of Fancy
Bird enthusiasts flock to these zoos & aviaries that celebrate birds.
BY NIKKI MOUSTAKI
New research reveals that parrot parents are teaching their chicks contact-call basics.
BY JESSICA PINEDA
BIRD TALK Annual Buyer’s Guide
Find the best products for you and your bird this holiday season.
Subject: Holiday Visit
BY PATRICIA SUND
Rethink your every move to help your fearful parrot trust you again.
BY LIZ WILSON, CVT, CPBC
Heart To Heart
Lend A Helping Hand
Some of the greatest gifts come from the simple act of caring & giving yourself.
BY CHRIS DAVIS
Know the signs of motion sickness in birds & help your pet find relief.
BY MARGARET A. WISSMAN, DVM, DABVP — AVIAN PRACTICE
Bringing Home Baby
Teach your baby bird skills it needs for life.
BY DIANE GRINDOL
Nature VS. Nurture
Wild At Home
You can take the parrot out of the jungle, but can you take the jungle out of the parrot?
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
Be Ready, Stay Safe
Emergencies can happen at any time, so be prepared with these tips.
BY SUSAN CHAMBERLAIN
Avian News & Notes
Avian Breeders' Directory
Small Birds' Directory
Avian Services' Guide
Kids Talk Back
Watch The Birdie
On The Cover
Pacific parrotlet by Gina Cioli/Courtesy Andy St. Laurent & Omar's Exotic Birds