Behavioral Information & Consultations: Birds

  • How Birds Learn

    Firstly do not let anyone tell you that birds don’t have feelings and are stupid (to be called a bird brain is actually a compliment). Birds learn by associating their actions with the immediate consequences.

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  • Avian Aggression

    I will be focusing on parrots but the basic rules can be applied to any avians. Parrots are not domestic animals but have been tamed to accept living in a human household, often their needs clash with the needs of their owners.

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  • Feather Plucking in Parrots

    Feather plucking, also called feather picking or feather damaging behavior is a common behavioral disorder seen in captive psittacines, hook billed birds.