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From A Recent Conversation About Flying Parrots


DSC_5792No place we keep parrots is 100% safe. Actually it seems that accidents in the aviary were more dangerous than flying freely. But it was mainly the things we were not expecting that caused us the most problems flying outdoors or in the aviary. The things we did expect were not the problems we expected them to be. These are not nearly the easily answered questions people think they are. In fact, people who have little or no experience flying parrots have all kinds of fears that are not justified. No one can blame them, that… Continue reading | 1 Comment

Parrot Chronicles Article


This article contains a discussion of the pros and cons of training freeflight for parrots. Continue reading

To Harness or Not


This article contains a discussion of some issues related to the use of a harness on a flighted bird. Continue reading | 10 Comments

Styles of Flying


This article contains a discussion of definitions of the different ways people fly their birds. Continue reading | 2 Comments

Parrot Flight Skill Levels


This article contains a discussion of examples of trained domestic parrot flight skills. Continue reading