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Tone Down Aggression
September 2011
Understanding why a parrot might bite is the first step to nipping it in the bud.

Noise 101 – Bowtie/BirdsUSA 2011
January 1, 2011
Pet bird noise levels,frequencies and what to do when it’s excessive.

African Parrots
November 2011
Unique behaviors of African parrots.

African Grey Parrots- Myths & Facts
October 2010
Explore the myths and truths behind pet African grey parrots.

African Grey Parrots –
October 2010
Unique behaviors, sounds, foraging ideas.

African Grey Parrots –
October 2010
Nutrition & deficiencies that can affect a grey parrot.

Congo vs.
November 2010
What’s The Difference Between Congo African Greys & Timneh African Greys?
Find out the differences between these two popular African grey subspecies.

Model-Rival Training Technique –
February 2011
Learn about the model-rival training technique as used by Dr. Irene Pepperberg in her work with Alex, the African grey parrot.

Uniquely Grey
Bowtie/BirdTalk Sept 2012 issue
August 1, 2012
Many behaviors we see with our pet African grey parrots are genetically programmed for survival, just like those of their wild cousins. Being domestically raised and living in with people does not change something that is instinctual. However, an African grey’s natural instincts may evolve into usable behaviors with different meanings once in our homes.

BirdsUSA- 10 Reasons You Should Go To A Bird Show

Bird Channel . com

  • Why does my African grey chew on his toenails

  • What common non-talking sounds should I expect from my grey?

  • Why does my grey like to put his beak in the corner of the cage and kick behind him?

  • How do African greys like to forage?


Different Birds Say it Differently
In Your Flock Magazine
December 2012
Learn to watch the body language of carious parrot species.

In Your Flock Magazine- Columnist – Shades Of Grey – 2012 to present

Product Higgins Vita Seed California Blend For Parrots- October 9, 2013

Product review- Lafeber Nutri-Berries Learn about the history of Lafeber and their most popular product, the Nutri-Berries.  January 14, 2014

Product review- Parrots Treasure Toys  – Oct 2103 Get Your African Grey Parrot To Play With Pet Bird Toys

BirdTalk/BirdsUSA 2014 – Dec 17th, 2014- 10 Reasons You Should Go To A Bird Show –  Dec – 2013 – Don’t Forget Polly For The Holidays!  Oct 9th, 2014- Top 5 Pet Peeves From Your Avian Retailer

In Your Flock- Shades of Grey column- Expect Differences in Greys – February/March 2013

In Your Flock – Shades of Grey column -Grey Feather Tutorial )Oct/ Nov 2014

Product review- In Your Flock- 8Beaks Bird Toys

Product review- In Your Flock- Celltei Pak o Bird – Pet Bird Video Host

In Your Flock- Column “Shades of Grey”- 2015-2016

  • Help Your Grey Through Grief

  • Give Your Grey Parrot Careful Nutrition—Part I

  • Give Your Grey Parrot Careful Nutrition—Part II

  • Expect Differences in Greys

  • Toys!

Goldenfeast . Com – The Key to Good Avian Nutrition and Behavior

Austin Air- Parrots, Humans & The Importance of Clean Air