After reading “Tame, Trained, Trick-Trained ...” I sat down to write up the behaviors my birds do, and then I tried to fit them into one of these three categories. It was trickier than I thought, because when I really thought about it, I couldn’t tell if I actually trained some of their behaviors or if the behaviors are ones they’ve simply decided to do. Read more here.
Tame, Trained, Trick-Trained ...
Behavior definitions are open to interpretation.
BY BARBARA HEIDENREICH
Too Much Of A Good Thing
Are you triggering the hormonal switch in your bird?
BY FERN VAN SANT, DVM
Did You Know?
Unique behaviors of Austral-Asian species: cockatoos, Eclectus, Indian ring necks & more.
BY RHONDA LABELLE, RVT
BIRD TALK Presents Toys & Playgyms
Check out the latest toys & playgyms for your bird.
Products for you and your bird.
Subject: Cleaning Day
BY PATRICIA SUND
The role of phone consults & visualizations.
BY LIZ WILSON, CVT, CPBC
Heart To Heart
Talk To The Animals
Love & respect can open the channels of communication across species.
BY CHRIS DAVIS
Seizures In Birds
Know the signs & ways to protect your bird.
BY MARGARET A. WISSMAN, DVM, DABVP — AVIAN PRACTICE
What's My Size?
Find out the reasons for size differences in cockatiels.
BY DIANE GRINDOL
Nature VS. Nurture
Not All Bites Are Bites
Learn the specific reasons a parrot might bite.
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
Spruce up your bird's playgym with these ideas.
BY SUSAN CHAMBERLAIN
Quirks & Qualities
These parrots might be small, but they don't act like it!
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Avian Breeders' Directory
Small Birds' Directory
Avian Services' Guide
Kids Talk Back
Watch The Birdie
On The Cover
Indian ring-necked parakeet, female Eclectus & Pacific parrotlet by Gina Cioli/Bowtie Studio/Courtesy Omar's Exotic Birds & Andy St. Laurent