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Hormonal parrot: Causes & solutions

If your parrot suddenly seems to turn on you in every possible way, it can be easy to become frustrated with your bird. Many parrots end up being given away…

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How to recognize and deal with a stressed parrot by Parrot Essentials.

Stressed parrot | Causes & solutions

If you have some experience with parrots, you’ll know that these birds can be prone to stress. They need a lot of mental stimulation and attention, and they can be…

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Amazon parrot nibbling hand | How to deal with an aggressive parrot

Parrot aggression: Explanations and solutions

It can be heartbreaking if your previously snuggly parrot seems to become aggressive overnight, or if the long-awaited feathered addition to the family doesn’t turn out to be as friendly…

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Quaker parrot bathing

Why do pet parrots like to bathe?

Most of us know that birds in general bathe from time to time. New parrot owners, though, are sometimes left amazed at how much their feathered friend loves to take…

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Healthy Parrot Food by Parrot Essentials

Will Parrots Work For Food? Latest research study by Dr Irene Pepperberg.

Will Parrots Work For Food explained by Dr Irene Pepperberg. Dr Pepperberg, an adjunct associate professor at the Dept. of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, is cracking the code when…

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Making New Things Fun for Your Parrot

Making New Things Fun for Your Parrot

Barbara talks about Making New Things Fun for Your Parrot you My Parrots just blow me away sometimes. Or perhaps it is better to say that training with positive reinforcement…

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Parrot Behaviour

Reflections on Parrot Behaviour

Reflections on Parrot Behaviour When we look in the mirror, we know who looks back. Children learn that a mirror image is not a real person by the age of…

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HOW TO GET YOUR PARROT TO PLAY WITH TOYS

How to Get Your Parrot to Play with Toys

In this blog post Barbara Heidenreich talks about How to Get Your Parrot to Play with Toys and the different techniques you can use to encourage the acceptance of new…

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Yellow Faced Parrot

How To Tell If Your Parrot Is Stressed

Reading up on parrots and how to look after them before you bring them home in their bird cages is so important, as they’re not easy pets to keep –…

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UNDERSTANDING BASIC PARROT BEHAVIOUR

Parrots try to communicate with humans through body language, actions and vocalizations. Here are some basic parrot behaviours to give you the ability to understand what parrots are trying to…

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