Articles About Flight Training
The articles contained in the blog section “Article Posts” are discussions by Chris Biro on subjects relating to training parrots for flight. Chris mainly focuses on flight outdoors though on occasion does mention aspects that relate to indoor flight only. Chris is currently adding or editing the material on a regular basis. The articles presented in the “Article Posts” are written by Chris Biro, who retains full copyright protection for the content therein.
Positive or Negative Reinforcement
This article contains a discussion of how to correctly identifying each of the four quadrants of Operant Conditioning.
This article contains a discussion and links about questionable bird-related resources on the internet.
Empowerment vs. Coercion
This article contains a discussion of various issues related to granting parrots power in their lives.
The Sunset Roost
This article contains a discussion of why parrots often will not come when called after sunset.
Hand Feeding Baby Parrots
This article contains a discussion of issues relating to what age is the right age to get a baby for training.
To Harness or Not
This article contains a discussion of some issues related to the use of a harness on a flighted bird.
Introducing New Flyers
This article contains a description of the events of 5-8 April 2008 in Moab Utah.
The Difference Age Makes
This article contains a discussion of some of the issues that make a difference when training a young bird at fledging age as compared to one year or more.
Weighing The Risks
This article contains a discussion about evaluating the risk factor of freeflying parrots outdoors.
Styles of Flying
This article contains a discussion of definitions of the different ways people fly their birds.
Resources and More
The Pirate's Parrot Show
An educationally based pirate-themed parrot show performing at state and county fairs since 1991. The Pirate’s Parrot Show is a Fun, Educational, and Interactive experience for all ages and cultures.
Bird Recovery International
One in every eight bird species in the world today is in danger of extinction and these numbers are increasing! Find out how this non-profit organization started by Chris Biro can help save and protect parrots and other birds.
Podcasts with Chris Biro
An Alternate Perspective – Enjoy these audio Podcasts of Chris with guests discussing the nature of training flighted birds. The discussions are intended to be loosely structured around a general topic.
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