My New Book is Out!

Screaming % Screeching: How to Solve Problems with Clicker Training for Parrots and Other Birds

Dear Friends and Readers,

I am so pleased to announce that my new parrot book is out!

Screaming & Screeching: How to Solve Problem Behavior with Clicker Training Would you and your family like to spend quality time with your birds without fear of bursting your eardrums? Would you like to entertain visitors without your bird screaming non-stop making a proper conversation impossible? Would you like to be able to have a normal telephone conversation without being disturbed by constant screaming? Would you like to stop complaints by your neighbors?


If you have . . . → Read More: My New Book is Out!

ABC-analysis for problem behaviour in parrots

While trying to solve problem behaviors, ABC-analysis is an extremely helpful tool. ABC stands for the three areas that we need to understand, to facilitate a solution to the problem. The A stands for antecedent. This is whatever happened just before the behavior was shown. B stands for behavior. This would be the problem behavior which we are trying to correct. Finally, C stands for consequence, or what happened right after the behavior was shown. I treat problem behaviour on the basis that behavior does not develop in a vacuum and that most behaviors can be changed. ABC-Analysis helps us . . . → Read More: ABC-analysis for problem behaviour in parrots