Tag Archives: Parrot

Reducing hormonal behaviors in parrots.

Well, it’s springtime, which means that love is in the air for a lot of companion parrots. I actually wrote a version of this article a long time ago for a companion parrot group online that I moderate, but since … Continue reading

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Meet Ernie

Ernie, just… you know… hanging around. Ernie is a 13 year old Bronze Winged Pionus who came to me in August 2010.  He’s the only bird I’ve gotten who kept his old name, because he came from a family who … Continue reading

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Meet Zuma

Zuma, playing it coy. Zuma is a 18 year old Brown Headed Parrot who came to me in May 2010.  He was in pretty bad shape when I picked him up: so hypocalcaemic that he had a neurological twitch and … Continue reading

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Meet Yodit

Yodit, doing her top three favorite things. Yodit is a 4 year old Red Bellied Parrot that I also got from Scott at Old World Aviaries, back in May 2009.  I got her because she had been missing an eye since … Continue reading

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Meet Cah’ya

Cah’ya cold chillin’ on her back. Cah’ya (technically chah-HI-yah, but her nickname is KIE-ah) is a 5 year old Aru Eclectus who came to me in August 2008.  Like Bayu, her species is from Indonesia, so I named her the … Continue reading

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Meet Bayu

Bayu enjoying the mess he’s making with the pomegranate almost as much as the pomegranate itself. That’s my little turd. Bayu (BAH-yoo) is a 15 year old Red Sided/Vosmaeri Eclectus hybrid.  My friend and companion, Zoe, a Solomon Island Eclectus, … Continue reading

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