The time she flew…and talked about it!

Claire finished my sentence today. She sat on my shoulder while I told my neighbor the story of the time she flew. I explained how it happened within the first few days she was with me on a temporary basis. I didn’t know anything about macaws and was helping the family who had her because…

Happy Gotcha Day!

Happy gotcha day, Claire! 7 years together, my love.❤️❤️❤️ May 7, 2013 #gotchaday #gotchadayanniversary #rescuepets #rescueparrot #rescuebirds #macaws #macawsofinstagram #parrotsofinstagram #sheseverything #loveyou #tilltheendoftime #betterhalf #inspiration #lovedove @absoluteandi @ Ventura, California ❤️

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…

Tips for Hormone Days

Claire is HORMONAL! When she wakes up talking, screaming and pacing it’s one of those days! First thing on my agenda when I feel her hot cheeks is to give her a cool mist shower, either in the bathroom or on the patio. Then I feed her cool whole foods, raw if she will eat…

Chamomile for Hormones

How to calm your parrot’s hormones with chamomile tea. Recipe about halfway through the video.

Swingtime

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

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!