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Winning the Trust
of Re-homed Parrots

 

 
Sally Blanchard's
Winnin the Trust of Second-hand, Rescue and Rehomed Parrrots

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WINNING THE TRUST OF 
SECOND-HAND, RESCUE AND RE-HOMED PARROTS .pdf

Written and Illustrated by Sally Blanchard - 60 pages

Available only as a .pdf publication - not available in print

 

PARROTS ARE THE PARADOX OF OPPOSITES

Black and White at the Same Time

The Major Reasons Parrots Need New Homes

Changes in the World of Parrots
Each One a Unique Story

Redefining Tame as Mutual Trust


WINNING BONGO MARIE’S TRUST
Building the Relationship Gradually

The Next Step

Another Milestone
Quick to Understand

Playing Me for a Fool

Skritching Time


WINNING THE TRUST OF A “VICIOUS” MACAW

First Thing: Getting the Macaw from His Cage   

Back to the Military

Teaching the Macaw to Step on My Hand


THE HONEYMOON PERIOD WITH RE-HOMED PARROTS

New Situation

True and Not True

Start Slowly with Great Patience

Working with a Reticent Parrot

Gradual Techniques


THE BASIC BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS OF RE-HOMED PARROTS

A Bird in Control of His Own Life Doing a Bad Job of It

Constant or Situational Aggression

Over-protection of Territory

A Strong Sexual Bond One-Person Bird

Excessive or Manipulative Screaming

Behavioral Feather Picking

Skin Mutilation

Neophobia or Excessive Fear

Phobic Behavior towards Even Familiar People or Situations

          The Chair Exercise

Repetitive Behaviors: Positive and Negative

          Feather Care and Preening

          Excessive Screaming

          Destructive Self-stimulation

          Working with Unnatural Behaviors

          Preventive Negative Self-stimulation

          Working with Rescue Birds
          Permanent Damage

Food Rigidity: Getting a Parrot to Eat a Healthy Diet

Techniques that Work


POSSIBLE SPECIES RELATED PROBLEMS

African Grey Parrots

Amazon Parrots

Budgies, Cockatiels & Lovebirds
Caiques

Cockatoos

Conures and Quakers   

Eclectus

Lories

Macaws

Pionus

Poicephalus

Psittacula


ADOPTING OLDER OR ELDERLY PARROTS

Characteristics of an Elderly Parrot


SECOND HAND AND ELDERLY PARROTS IN NEW HOMES

Zac: Green-winged Macaw

Morgana: Yellow-naped Amazon

Chester: Telling Me about His Life

Mac Comes Out of the Closet

George the Elder Finds a New Home

My Darling Jordy

Elderly Parrots at the Oasis


BRINGING RESCUE PARROTS INTO HOMES WITH OTHER BIRDS

          Philosophical Steps


PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE OF YOUR OWN PARROTS

          If You Really Love Your Parrots

 


 














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