Parrot Behavior Consultants

Parrot Joke These professional Parrot Behavior Consultants can answer your behavior questions. Most of their sites include a list of their upcoming speaking engagements.



 

After receiving her degree in zoology and trying many different types of animal-related jobs, she discovered the world of animal training - and what a wonderful discovery it was!
Finally, a career where she could get paid to play with animals! In 1990 Barbara began training birds and staff in zoos around the country for free flight educational programs. This eventually evolved into consulting on animal training around the world.She served on the board of directors for the International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators for 12 years and was honored to be the first female president of the organization. Click here to read more.....
 
sam foster photo Sam Foster has been actively working with Cockatoos for over 13 years, and is dedicated to helping others understand the behavior and complexities of the birds she loves best. She and her husband lived in northern Australia where they had the opportunity to witness and study the natural behavior of cockatoos and parrots in the wild. Along with enjoying a flock of seven companion cockatoos, they established a breeding program for several species of native parrots, primarily cockatoos. During that time they also cared for non-releasable cockatoos who had been injured in the wild, and willingly adopted those who were unwanted or "unmanageable" pets. Click here to read more....
 
rebecca k oconnor photoAs a professional animal trainer, O'Connor has worked with a variety of exotic animals in zoos and private facilities around the United States and abroad. She has been a falconer for more than a decade and is a nationally known parrot behaviorist. Her book A Parrot for Life: Raising and Training the Perfect Parrot Companion was published in 2007 by TFH and went into a second printing in the first six months. She is also a nationally sought after lecturer at parrot clubs and parrot festivals. Click here to read more....
 

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