A Better Bird Video Series For Training Birds And Their Humans

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Just as the name implies, this is a series of quick and easy ways to help your The birds stay happy and healthy around-the-clock.

This is a series of short but incisive ideas you can apply today bringing you closer to bird care nirvana.

The number of things necessary to provide foraging in Richmond for your birds can be found in the series of quick and simple ideas.

Don’t sell your birds short and be prepared to experiment until you find the right formula that provides happiness to those feathered creatures you keep in cages within your home.

A Better Bird – Ep 1
Showing Trust Through Flight To Me

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A Better Bird Ep 13 – How Bird Proof Is Your Home? Video

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In about 24 months our household has gone from 0 to 9 birds.

Six budgies (2 males/4 females), a female Senegal (surgically sexed) and a male African ringneck (males have the ring).

I fondly call the budgies my little hooligans who have their own cage as does Peaches our 9 year old female Senegal and Keto the newest member to our family, the 17-year-old male African ringneck.

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What should you consider before getting a pet bird?

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Children are loud, messy, and time consuming,  but every family has 2.6 of them (Pew research).

 

I probably spend less time cleaning up after my eight birds in three bird cages than most moms cleaning up after 2 six-year-olds 

 

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or a single toddler

 

To say that all birds are time-consuming is an unsupported blanket statement.

 

We have a Senegal parrot and an African ringneck.

 

Neither is very noisy.

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What is a good summary about how it is to own parrots (macaws specifically)?

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I don’t know that there’s enough storage space on the Quora servers to answer this.

 

I read that parrots are loud, noisy and messy – a lot.

 

Then again so are children.

 

Let’s start with a top level explanation.

 

Pet people in the disciple category will always react negatively towards the word own preferring instead to call it pet bird companionship.

 

In reality birds are the most owned pets we can have.

We have to lock them up in a bird jail.

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I Got 4 Budgies and Now I’m a Budgie Concierge – Help!

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Peggie <pxxxxxxxxx@cox.net> wrote:

Hi, Love your website !

Thank you for that.

I’m hoping you can help me with training and integrating my birds.

I made the mistake of getting 4 budgies at the same time.

Doh !

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We’ve learned how much we know and don’t know about captive bird care after taking the exam

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Find the Birdy IQ exam here if you haven’t taken it

Of the first 170 exams we had a 25% pass with 75% correct answers to 44 multiple and true/false questions

Please share your comments below terms if you think this helped or did not.

What else would you like to see?

more questions and/or explanations to the answers.

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The Complete Guide To Understanding Sleeping Birds

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Mitch,

Have you written about “bird sleep”? I watched a eagle chick go from hatchling to fledgling and during the process, both the chick and parents seemed to sleep only periodically, preening much of the night.

I recently put an night-vision camera on my 35 year old amazon’s (1/2 blue-front, 1/2 panama) cage, and was surprised to see that she seems to preen much of the night as well.

Is this common with all birds?

Thanks,

Bert S.

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