Parrot Nation

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



My Disappearance

I had to step away from Parrot Nation for a while due to many other obligations with my writing. I was hired by Bird Channel to write a weekly blog called, "Psittacine Cuisine" which took quite a bit of doing... Continue Reading →

With Greys, It’s What They See, Not What They Say

African Greys have a very lofty reputation. They are considered to be not only one of the best communicators in the animal kingdom, but one of the most intelligent. The majority of them either talk their little feathered noggins off... Continue Reading →

Coming Up For Air

Mattie and me at the Petco Festival I'm back. Back to the blog once again! My apologies for having left it untouched for so long, but I had a lot of catching up to do. As you might recall, I... Continue Reading →

“Ask The Bird Experts” Interview, or “I’m Not an Expert but I Can Talk About “Chop!”

I'm being interviewed Sunday night at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on a Webcast at: "Ask the Bird Experts" Here's the link: tp:// And they want me to talk about my "Chop" recipe. No surprise there. And I'm happy to do... Continue Reading →

2009 Animal Education Foundation Symposium

      Here's the dealio on the AEF Symposium! (And don't let the word "Symposium" twist your noodle! It's just a bunch of really great people who know what they're talking about get together and they all yak about the... Continue Reading →

Parrot Food For Thought

I just made a fresh batch of food for the Greys. I'm sorry the photo isn't better, but if I had dragged out my camera and then dragged out everything to upload it, I never would have shot it, so I... Continue Reading →

It’s Brisk!

There's a cold front coming through. I had to wear a coat to take my dog Mattie out this morning. You might think this isn't a very big deal as it's now December. But I live just south of Fort... Continue Reading →

Back To The Blog

  I haven't written in a while for a few reasons. I had to step back and away from my Cincinnati Zoo experience for a while just to adjust back to normal life. I also had a lot of catching... Continue Reading →

Teasers and Tidbits; Things to Come

I've been incredibly busy trying to get photos taken and I've had so many people to talk to, I haven't had time to get a post together. So here are some photos to give you an idea of what's been... Continue Reading →

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