Such an exciting time!! I've driven 3 and half hours to pick up birds but 10! Definitely a commitment to get your dream bird.
When you meet , be sure to ask the owner/breeder any questions and ask for tips. Have them show you how they ask the bird to step up, favorite treats and foods.
I've taken in unwanted or rescue birds or just ones that need a new home. So I know little about their history sometimes, and no idea if they will take to me right away or not. Its much easier if they trust people or show interest in you. But I know I can earn their trust in time if they don't. It helps thst I've had a background with animals and behavior shaping ( breaking things down to small steps and rewarding till you get to the behavior you want) but there is lots out there you can read up on this , learning to read body language.
What is the history on the bird? How old? How long have they had?
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Why is it so important to be able to read your parrot’s body language? Because a finely honed ability to read body language is necessary to a relationship that works. Body language is the only way …
I wanted to write a post that could help people understand how you can go about changing or modifying problem behavior in their parrots. It is good for people to know this because once you get the concepts, you can apply it to anything. Behavior doesn't just "happen", it happens because of...