Behaviour and Training
Parrot Blogger: Eva Sargent | Sep 23, 2008
Well, actually Pyewacket is still naked. Not oh-no-he's-pulling-out-feathers-naked; he's just without-a-harness naked. We all know that training is a slow process requiring diligence and patience, but I want him wearing that harness yesterday.
I'm not a patient person. I want to be taking...Continue Reading
Parrot Blogger: Eva Sargent | Jul 03, 2008
My two month foster period with Pyewacket is over, and of course I've been giving the future lots of thought. I don't get to spend weekends away anymore, because he needs those fresh vegetables every morning. And I'm pretty sick of sweeping up mesquite leaves and pods from his oh-so-natural...Continue Reading
Parrot Blogger: Rebecca K. O'Connor | Jun 29, 2008
The idea of it leaves me a little spun, but makes sense when I think about it. A study done by the Field Museum involving a detailed look at the genetics of 169 birds had some surprising results. Convergent evolution is a lot more prevalent in the bird world than we guessed.
I’ve trained birds...Continue Reading
Parrot Blogger: Eva Sargent | May 28, 2008
I want to make clear to everyone at my local parrot rescue group that - just like I said on the application - I don't have any dogs. It's my boyfriend Randall who has dogs, Sparky and Cholla. Sparky is a pit bull mix and Cholla is part German shorthair. They are great dogs, but not the kind who...Continue Reading