Alex and Me

I ordered this book, and I was excited to hear about the incredible Alex, and all of his abilities.  To be honest, I had no idea about all of the trials and hard knocks that Dr. Irene Pepperberg had to face, just to keep the research she loved running.  Moving across the country several times, […]

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Olympic Bird Fanciers Bird Expo 2011

We had the pleasure of attending the Bremerton Washington to the Olympic Bird Fanciers Bird Expo.  It was a kind of stressful in the beginning getting there, with some detours, a couple trains, and a ferry ride later.  Hey, we made it!   Greetings with smiles and a complimentary bag from Kaytee, with great information and […]

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Can Parrot’s Understand, Really?

Ah… I have been asked this question over and over, when describing all the whacky things that my parrots do. Scientist have been at odds for decades about whether parrots indeed do have cognitive thinking abilities, or they are just prompted for the correct response.  I have personally seen some interesting behaviors and some phrase […]

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