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Behaviour and Training

Eva Sargent

Pyewacket gets dressed

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...

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Eva Sargent

Pyewacket rolls over—despite complete lack of DVDs

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...

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Rebecca K. O'Connor

Falcons More Closely Related to Parrots than to Hawks?

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...

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Eva Sargent

Pyewacket goes to the dogs

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...

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