Category Archives: Behavior

Trouble in Paradise

I knew it!  No bird can be as perfect as Archie initially seemed!  He *does* have a flaw!  The rest of us can now breathe easier knowing that we do not, in fact, have to strive to some seemingly impossible … Continue reading

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Nevermind. Forget what I said earlier.

Today I have re-learned a lesson that I’ve learned before and should have already known.  Namely: take a pet’s history with a grain of salt. I had been told by Archie’s previous owner that he was afraid to come out … Continue reading

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He’s a fast learner!

Archie has been here for three days now, and he’s already made enormous progress.  I haven’t yet tried to open the cage door because I first wanted him to get settled in, get used to us and comfortable with us, … Continue reading

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Meet Archibald Felix Strong…

…Otherwise known as Archie.  Archie is a 22 year old Hawkheaded Parrot.  I’ve always wanted a Hawkhead, but since I regularly get birds from people, it doesn’t really make sense to go out and buy one.  So last week when … Continue reading

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How to make cheap and easy foraging toys at home.

I’ve had lots of people lately ask me how to make foraging toys for their birds out of products you can find at home.   It’s taken me a while to get around to doing it, but I give you now … Continue reading

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