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Updating the Parrot Blogroll

When I started this blog, I added a bunch of links to my sidebar in order to share other great parrot resources. Since then I’ve added a few links here and there, but quite a few more parrot blogs have either sprung up in the mean time or come to my attention; and quite a…

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Parrot Hormones – Is Brat Bird Season Over Yet?!

Spring is hormonal season for parrots. It’s a time for molting, crankiness and just general acting out. And Stewie the sun conure had a horrid case of the brats for the last month or more. In the past few weeks I’ve barely been able to hear myself think thanks to all the incessant screaming. Stewie…

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Frivolous Photo Friday

This is Stewie. Inside my shirt. It’s his new favorite hangout. That is all.

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Wet Birdie Wednesday

Nothing sillier than a wet parrot 🙂 Here’s Mika looking like a wet chicken after a shower: Here’s Stewie sporting a faux-hawk. Mika loves her showers, always getting good and soaked, while Stewie prefers a more gentle misting (or a bath in his water bowl).

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Stewie’s Guide To Stepping Up

Some birds (like Mika) step up pretty much whenever you present your finger in the step-up position. Stewie thinks that’s for suckers. Here are his rules for getting him to step up (from his perspective): 1) Bribes – A bribe is when I show him the treat (and let him watch me get the treat)…

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