I'm getting ready to discuss one of the most common reasons why undesired behaviors continue to exist. Yes, this even happens with some of the animals ... Read More
schedules of reinforcement
Putting Behaviors on Cue…Knowingly or Unknowingly
A cue is a sound or signal that elicits a behavior. Many times we give cues or signals to our birds when we want them to do something. For example, we ... Read More
Question on training a behavior; training a bird to trust me getting closer in proximity to him.
Question: Dear Lara, About a month ago I adopted what I was told to be a 6-year-old blue-fronted hybrid amazon parrot. When I got him I ... Read More
‘Tis the Season…..to Reinforce that Screamin’!
I hope everyone had a great holiday season and I'm giving well wishes for everyone for the new year. I can't believe the last one is already over. I ... Read More