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Review: “Fantastic Foraging Blocks”

In our last post, we just had some fun posting pictures of us opening a box of Kris Porter’s “Fantastic Foraging Blocks.” But what do the birds actually think of their new wooden toys? It turns out that they love ’em! Mika likes the little wicker accents. She’s big into textures and accents. I appreciate…

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Kris Porter’s Fantastic Foraging Blocks Are Here!

Last week, Kris Porter of ParrotEnrichment.com asked if we’d give some feedback on a new foraging toy she has developed. Of course we jumped at the chance! (Are you kidding? A foraging toy developed by the guru of parrot enrichment? Yes, please!) The box arrived Thursday night and we couldn’t wait to open it. Check…

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Clicker Training for Parrots – Workshop Slides

In case you missed it, here are the slides for the Clicker Training for Birds workshop presented at Phoenix Landing in September. This class focused on the principles of operant conditioning and, specifically, how it applies to our interactions with our birds — and how to use those principles in conjunction with a clicker to…

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