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Internet Fraud Targets Parrot Enthusiasts 
An Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Training and its Benefits
Strategies to Utilize when a Flighted Parrot Escapes
What's Wrong with the Step Up Command?
Wow. That Bird Sure Can Scream!
By Barbara Heidenreich 

Free Resources on Parrot Behavior
from Good Bird Incorporated 

Avian Health Exam
From Association of Avian Veterinarians

Bird Ownership is not for Everyone
by Patti Christie 

Parrot Enrichment Activity Book ver 1.0
Parrot Enrichment Activity Book ver 2.0
By Kris Porter 

MCBA Parrot Resource List
By Avian Suites 

MCBA Parrot Resource List for Young People
By Avian Suites 

Positive Reinforcement Training 
Understanding Parrot Body Language 
By Barbara Heidenreich 

Feeding Our Parrots Well Pam Clark and Kris Porter 
Happily Ever After with Parrots Ellen Cook 
Captive Foraging Scott Echols 
Expert Companion Bird Care Series Scott Echols and Brian Speer 

STUDY COURSES Certified Avian Specialist 
Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) Fundamentals of Aviculture Level 1 & 2 
American Federation of Aviculture (AFA) Birdie Basics and Beyond
The Gabriel Foundation 

Minnesota Companion Bird Association (MCBA) ~ Minnesota Companion Bird Club 
Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) ~ Avian Medicine and Behavior 
Parrots International (PI) ~ Parrot Conservation 
World Parrot Trust (WPT) ~ Parrot Conservation 
Parrot Adoption and Education (PAEP) ~ Parrot Rescue and Adoption 
Parrot Rescue Services Parrot Rescue and Adoption 
American Federation of Aviculture General Aviculture


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