The Pampered Flock is going to get a little larger and a little less pampered.

Hubby says this episode of our bird-owning lives is like the plot twist in a reality television show–something deliberately messed up to keep the viewer interested. Hurray? So. Hubby is a teacher who knows a teacher who has a friend who knows a friend who has decided that she would rather put down her twenty-year-old … More The Pampered Flock is going to get a little larger and a little less pampered.

Flock Mentality – The Pull of other Parrots & Whistle Training

I now understand why Karen (the former owner of the bird shop where I volunteer) told me to keep my budgies in separate cages where they can’t hear each other. Flock Mentality: It’s A Thing. Qtip (our cockatiel) came to us knowing the “Imperial March” and “Zippity Doo Da”. Sure, he’d get stuck on the four … More Flock Mentality – The Pull of other Parrots & Whistle Training