Flock of Girls

Claire spends most of her days in her outside cage now that I’m working from home. She’s adopted the little girls in our complex, who play in the courtyard, as her flock. I noticed the other day when they were heading inside for dinner and bed, they all said goodnight to each other, Claire understood…

Today’s Breakfast

Today’s breakfast. I haven’t posted Claire’s breakfast in a while because we were in a bit of a rut. I’ve been cooking more while #stayinghome and she was very cute when getting up this morning. First I offered her bowl with just the fruit, veggies, oats & seeds. Nope, not moving. I added the chicken…

Swingtime

Claire finally figured out how to use her swing! Now I need to make it more secure!! #swinging #parrotsofinstagram #macawsofinstagram #funnyparrots

Words & Beak

It’s a common myth that parrot communication is limited to mimicking human language.  Claire learns words that help her or convey something that she cannot communicate effectively with natural vocalizations and beaking.  She particularly likes words with multiple meanings, that she can use with different intonations for a variety of messages.  I imagine that parrot…

Hormonal Bitey Macaw!

This is why I’m protective of macaws. They bite!!! There are few people who can handle this with love. If you love and work with macaws, biting is and will always be an element of their communication, especially on hormone days!

Mom’s shopping pal

We like Target and we’re getting comfortable using the elevator “Box”. (Always disinfect basket with wipes first)