Rollerblading along the road
Celebirdy of the Month
Mayor of the Avenue
Avenue Spotlight Award
- London, UK
This is a far more realistic approach to have.i guess the real chalenge wont be finding a quiet sweet gentle bird but to bond with my bird so that i can understand and respect it and it will understand and respect me
Be careful about "bonding". This may not be what you mean, but we have to be very careful about the kind of relationship we encourage. Most species of parrots are driven to seek a pair-bond i.e. a mate. A parrot who thinks that you are their mate is a stressed and confused parrot - you're not fulfilling their expectations of being a good mate because you're a human who leaves the house and hugs their family and so on. It's really important to form a friendship with a parrot rather than a bond.
At the heart of many behavior problems is a social relationship that has taken a wrong turn. Why? Because, despite our best intentions we often misunderstand what parrots really need from us social…