Tag: behavior

  • Pet Birds React to Moods and Energy Levels

    Most animal lovers firmly believe that their pets respond to their warm loving touch, but quite a few owners are blissfully unaware of just how much our pets are aware of. This is also the case ...

  • Green Woodhoopoe Displays Remarkable Team Spirit

    Ongoing research into bird behavior continues to reveal fascinating facts about the multitude of feathered creatures that share our planet. Results from recent research indicates that when a ...

  • Mirror Test Reveals Magpie’s Amazing Self-Recognition Ability

    In a research project which shatters the long held belief that the ability of self-recognition was restricted to select primates, it has been discovered that Magpies also have this ability. ...

  • Target Training Your Bird

    You might think its cool when your friend calls his bird over and it lands on his arm – but how do you get yours to follow suit? Your bird has been sitting in his cage so long that you’re ...

  • Alien Predators Outsmarted by Birds

    Recent research reveals that the New Zealand bellbird is able to change its nesting behavior if necessary in order to protect itself from predators. The finding is of massive importance since ...

  • Clicker Training for Pet Birds

    Clicker training is a positive reinforcement training method that makes use of rewards for desired behavior rather than dominance and punishment for unacceptable behavior. The clicker training ...

  • Why Birds Bite and How to Avoid it

    It can be very disappointing to a bird owner when their beloved pet bird starts biting, often for no apparent reason. This may result in a reluctance to handle the bird, which in turn can lead ...

  • New Caledonian Crows in the Spotlight

    New Caledonian crows are well-known for their resourceful use of tools in the wild. They have been observed using their beaks to skillfully shape twigs into bug-grabbing devices in a way that ...

  • Selecting a Healthy Pet Bird

    Choosing a bird for a pet can be very satisfying and enjoyable but there are a few things you need to consider before making your final choice. We are going to look at how you as a new bird ...