Parrot Nation

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


Robin Shewokis

Putting the “Fun” in Dysfunctional!

I am many things, but “Parrot Expert” I’m not. I’m a Flight Attendant, a Writer, a human companion to two parrots and foster family to another. I write, I fly, I clean up parrot crap and rake up toy pieces... Continue Reading →

Cruising is For the Birds!

      Got Parrots? Do a Cruise! This looks like it's going to be a blast! And it's a fund raising event for the World Parrot Trust! Sailing from Ft. Lauderdale on October 24, 2009 for 8 days   Returning... Continue Reading →

Pepper Turned a Corner

That's Pepper on the right. She's a perfectly charming African Grey. She's eighteen years old and she came to live with Parker and me about 3 years ago. She was found by my friend Shari housed in an 18x18 inch... 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 →

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 →

When Are You Ever Done?

(Katherine Thorpe of the Animal Educational Foundation Training Palmer the Palm Cockatoo) (Photo courtesy Steve Martin of NEI Inc.) When are you done? It's a simple question, really. When it comes to birds, I guess you aren't ever really "done".... Continue Reading →

Parrot Festival…It’s Not Just Lectures You Know…

Free Flight trainer Chris Biro Shaking his tail feathers for donations...I'm helping. No, the Houston Parrot Festival isn't all serious lectures and training sessions.  Actually, we have a blast. I recommend attending the Festival if you have the time. There... Continue Reading →

Pet Life Radio: The Pet-Friendly Podcast

(Photo of Pepper, my relinquished think she’s bald now? You should have seen her when I first got her! ) Have you heard about “Pet Life Radio” (PLR) yet?  It’s a wonderfully fun, educational Podcast aimed at the... Continue Reading →

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