Parrot Nation

Parrots are cool. They are also one hell of a lot of work.


April 2009

My “Bird Talk Dog” Mattie Looks So Good I Could B.A.R.F.!

My dog Mattie has recently been featured in "Bird Talk" Magazine's column, "Memo to Parker and Pepper", which I happen to write. In the column, Mattie is the perpetual victim of Parker and Pepper's terroristic antics, always getting toys thrown... Continue Reading →

The Best Parrot Conference: Best Speakers, Best Content!

                   Behavior Enrichment Science Training   It's the B.E.S.T. Parrot Conference! (BEST PARROT CONFERENCE INFORMATION) When? - May 29, 30, 31 2009   Where? - Hilton Garden Inn, Edison, NJ You should... Continue Reading →

Phoenix Landing: A “Place to Land”

I realize that I refer to Phoenix Landing frequently in some of my posts. Perhaps you don't know much about them.  It was established to promote and protect the welfare of parrots, especially those with an extensive lifespan.Phoenix Landing (PL) is... Continue Reading →

More on the Recipe for “Chop”

I just made a fresh batch of "Chop". I made about 40 meals, which is just short of 3 weeks worth of twice daily meals for my Greys. Along with the "Chop", I serve sprouts, a nut mix, and a... Continue Reading →

My Kea Toy Debut at the Cincinnati Zoo

Kim Klosterman Hanging the Kea toy in the indoor enclosure Last week I sent a big toy to my friends the Keas at the Cincinnati Zoo. The staff had a pretty good time watching them beat the living hell out... Continue Reading →

Back to the Birds!

I am very pleased and excited to report that I have been invited back to the Cincinnati Zoo once again. I’m not sure the word “invitation” is exactly the right word. Perhaps “ordered” back to the Zoo is more accurate.... Continue Reading →

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