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Internet Fraud Targets Parrot Enthusiasts
An Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Training and its Benefits
Strategies to Utilize when a Flighted Parrot Escapes
What's Wrong with the Step Up Command?
Wow. That Bird Sure Can Scream!
By Barbara Heidenreich
Free Resources on Parrot Behavior
from Good Bird Incorporated
Avian Health Exam
From Association of Avian Veterinarians
Bird Ownership is not for Everyone
by Patti Christie
Parrot Enrichment Activity Book ver 1.0
Parrot Enrichment Activity Book ver 2.0
By Kris Porter
MCBA Parrot Resource List
By Avian Suites
Positive Reinforcement Training
Understanding Parrot Body Language
By Barbara Heidenreich
Feeding Our Parrots Well Pam Clark and Kris Porter
Happily Ever After with Parrots Ellen Cook
Captive Foraging Scott Echols
Expert Companion Bird Care Series Scott Echols and Brian Speer
STUDY COURSES Certified Avian Specialist
Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) Fundamentals of Aviculture Level 1 & 2
American Federation of Aviculture (AFA) Birdie Basics and Beyond
The Gabriel Foundation
Minnesota Companion Bird Association (MCBA) ~ Minnesota Companion Bird Club
Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) ~ Avian Medicine and Behavior
Parrots International (PI) ~ Parrot Conservation
World Parrot Trust (WPT) ~ Parrot Conservation
Parrot Adoption and Education (PAEP) ~ Parrot Rescue and Adoption
Parrot Rescue Services Parrot Rescue and Adoption
American Federation of Aviculture General Aviculture
Bird Of The Month
Samantha Rose is a Double Yellow Headed Amazon (Amazona oratrix). She is 21 years old and is in her second home having joined her current flock in 2008. Sam is a gentle girl, chooses to limit her human vocabulary but loves making Amazon sounds. She always sounds so happy! The Double Yellow Headed Amazon is an endangered species native to Mexico and northern Central America. Because of their endangered status only captive bred birds can be owned. They are known to have charming personalities and are highly desirable as pets. Samantha’s humans of course think that she is a “practically perfect parrot in every way” Sam resides with a lively flock of 3 African Grey parrots, a Blue Fronted Amazon (who she is constantly competing with!) and a male Eclectus that calls Sam his “girl”.
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