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It’s Time to Vote Again

Every year, the Blogger’s Choice Awards gives people the opportunity to support their favorite blogs in a variety of categories. If you like Best In Flock — tales of Mika’s and Stewie’s life, interviews with parrot trainers, tips about raising healthy parrots, and fun bird-related stories/videos — please go vote for this blog. It only…

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Loving on Mika

After a long day at the office, one of my favorite things is to rub Mika’s neck, press my nose against her and breathe in that adorable pionus musk. I love the way she smells. And when she starts to close her eyes, I know I’m scratching her in just the right place. Yeah, right…

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Love Is Not Enough

If you love something, set it free If it comes back, its yours If not, it was never meant to be – Sting (but he wasn’t talking about pet birds) I’ve recently seen a few posts on bird forums about pet parrots escaping from their owners and, luckily in these specific cases, being recovered. One…

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Fly Like an Eagle Off a Mountain Top

Speaking of flying… the video below is of a French guy, who rehabilitates eagles, flying with one of his birds off a mountain top. He’s been teaching the eagle (who has a two-meter wing span!!) to fly and this is the bird’s first long flight at high altitude. The thin air tires the bird out…

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Interview with Free Flight Trainer Chris Biro

(Updated Oct. 18) It’s my pleasure to post another in my ongoing series of interviews with well-known “parrot people”. Today’s interview is with Chris Biro, best known for his educational program The Pirate’s Parrot Show and the amazing YouTube videos of free flying macaws in the Moab Desert. Chris Biro has been doing his The…

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Another Funny Sun Conure Video

Whenever I need a good laugh, I like to watch funny parrot videos on YouTube and similar sites. (It’s not for nothing that I’m the self-proclaimed Crazy Bird Lady.) It’s really not hard to find funny videos of sun conures, in particular. Below is another recent find and favorite. In this video, Snicket, a young…

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