Parrot Enrichment

Captive Foraging for Parrots

Foraging is an important activity for our pet parrots – not only does it keep them entertained and occupied , but it provides them much needed mental enrichment. In the wild, parrots spend the majority of their waking time looking and working for their food. In our homes, parrots generally have all their food conveniently…

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Irene Pepperberg Lecture at Phoenix Landing

Dr. Irene Pepperberg, who introduced the world to Alex the African Grey (and wrote the book “Alex & Me”), spoke at Phoenix Landing on Saturday, and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend. Getting out to the event in Leesburg was a bit of an adventure: DP and I got a bit of a late…

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Free Issue of Good Bird Magazine

Updated November 2009: Link has been fixed. The new download is of the Fall 2008 issue. Parrot trainer Barbara Heidenreich is generously offering a free issue of Good Bird Magazine to readers of the Best in Flock blog. Just click here, enter your information and you’ll receive the free copy via a link in an…

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