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.
This article contains a discussion about training issues relating to letting the birds have free time outdoors and still be able to recall them down.
This article contains a discussion of examples of trained domestic parrot flight skills.
This article contains a general outline of the value and uses of targeting and how to start this training.
This article contains a discussion of how often to reinforce behavior during training.
This article contains a discussion about issues relating to Motivation and Getting Behaviors.
This article contains a discussion of issues relating to training the game of “flying back and forth to a perch.”
This article contains discussion of issues related to getting a bird to work for food as reinforcers.
This article contains a general outline for starting with a baby bird and training it for cued recall responses.
Written By Chris Biro, Copyright 2008Often people have problems with training one behavior because they have not yet finished training the previous behaviors they think they have already "trained". Recall is just such a behavior that often gets only partially trained....
This article contains a general outline of steps used to train free-flight parrots. Includes some discussion of Targeting.
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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.
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.
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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