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Allowing Birds On Your Shoulder — OK or Not?

If you do research on whether you should allow your bird on your shoulder, you’ll find a lot of sites warning that this is a definite no-no. “Shouldering your birds leads them to think they are dominant to you.” “Allowing birds on your shoulder can cause you to lose an eye.” Etc. While absolute rules…

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Clicker Training Myths and Misconceptions

Despite the hard work of a lot of proponents of clicker training, and several excellent resources about clicker training specific to parrots, there’s still a lot of confusion around what clicker training is, how it works, and how you use it to train companion birds. As an avid reader and participant in the training section…

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w00t! Our Parrot Blog Earned the Kibibi Award

Thank you Kibibi for choosing Best in Flock as the August 2008 Outstanding Avian Site of the Month. We’re honored to have our blog chosen and excited that Kibibi is encouraging fans to add the Best in Flock feed to their RSS readers (e.g., Google Reader, Bloglines, MyYahoo, etc). If you’re new to the blog,…

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