Managing Mating Season Behaviors

It’s that time of the year again in Toucanland – the hormones are back and the Three-Cans have mating on their minds. I’ve been reading a lot lately from other bird owners about what a bad mating season it’s been … Continue reading

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Focusing Paco’s Time Indoors on Positive Pursuits

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Well, it’s finally happened. I knew this day would come and have been dreading it with nervous anticipation for awhile now. Paco has officially started to lose interest in most of his favorite things about the indoors. Suddenly, flying back … Continue reading

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The Toucan Lady Goes to Parrot School

I recently had the good fortune to be able to attend the annual Behavior Apps: Training¬†with Art and Science Workshop for companion parrot owners at the¬†Natural Encounters training facility in Florida. The course is designed to introduce you to the … Continue reading

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How I Trained My Toucan to Ride in a Backpack

After seeing people rave about their Celltei Pak-o-Bird backpacks on a bird forum, I found myself meandering over to the website, thinking I would just take a gander to see what all of the fuss was about. But my intrigue … Continue reading

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Training as I Clean…

Cleaning the toucan cages is a task that I love to do. Yes, you heard me correctly and yes, I am saying I have fun cleaning up toucan poo. Believe it or not, cage cleaning time in Toucanland is a … Continue reading

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