The Parrot Podcast

Sandra

Hi, Iโ€™m Sandra! Welcome to the Parrot podcast, where we talk all things parrots! Whether you're a new parrot owner or a seasoned bird enthusiast, this podcast is for you. We aim to provide valuable information to help you care for your birbs!

Join us as we discuss a wide range of topics, including diet and nutrition, toys and cage setups, health and enrichment, training tips, and much more. We'll share our knowledge and expertise to help you give your parrot the best possible life and help you be the best parront you can be!

Some episodes will feature interviews with experts in the field, as well as real-life stories and experiences from me and parrot owners like you. I believe that by sharing our collective knowledge, we can create a community of informed and compassionate parrot owners.

So, whether you have a conure, cockatiel, macaw, budgie, african grey or any other type of parrot, join us on the Parrot podcast and let's learn together how to give our feathered friends the best care and love they deserve!

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Episodes

Senegal vs Cape Parrots, Bird Lamps, Aviator Harness, Beginner Birds, Nail Trimmings, and Living in Harmony with Parrots!
2d ago
Senegal vs Cape Parrots, Bird Lamps, Aviator Harness, Beginner Birds, Nail Trimmings, and Living in Harmony with Parrots!
In this episode, we talk with the famous Parrot Wizard about the intricacies of ensuring your feathered friend's well-being, covering topics such as optimal sleep patterns, the importance of bird lamps, safe nail trimming techniques, and the benefits of harness training. Michael shares the unique characteristics and personalities of Senegal and Cape Parrots, as well as a comparison of having large versus small bird species. Key Points:Sleep for ParrotsBird Lamps - do they work? Are they beneficial?Importance of weighing birds!!Aviator Harness Training - the safest ways to take your birds outdoorsSunlight benefits, and how often should pet parrots get sunshine?Senegal and Cape ParrotsWhat is a beginner bird?Large vs Small ParrotsAnswering questions on nail trimmings, growing a flockHow to live in Harmony with your Bird!Special Guests:Michael @trainedparrot & @all-parrots on YouTube, aka The Parrot Wizardโ€œAs we improve their lifestyle and better tailor our home and our relationship with them, the nicer they are back to us as wellโ€ - Michael  Links:https://parrotwizard.com/ https://parrotwizard.com/Store/ Connect with us on Instagram @theparrotpodcast๐Ÿฅฆ Parrot Nutrition Guideline: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ’ป Helpful Blogs: https://poodlesandparrots.com/ ๐ŸŽฅ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/poodlesandparrots ๐Ÿ“ฒ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poodlesandparrots/ ๐Ÿฆœ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theparrotpodcast/ ๐Ÿ“Œ Pinterest: pinterest.com/poodlesandparrots JUST FOR YOU!๐Ÿ“š Ebooks & FREEBIES: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ Online avian vet anytime, anywhere with Vetster: vetster.sjv.io/bak3bm
Macaws, African Greys, Biting, Plucking, Winter With Birds
Feb 12 2024
Macaws, African Greys, Biting, Plucking, Winter With Birds
Join us as we chat with Carlie, a bird mom to three macaws (blue and gold, military and scarlet) and an African grey. We discuss common challenges faced by parrot owners, including biting and plucking behaviours, offering insights and practical advice on understanding and addressing these issues. We'll also chat about parrot intelligence, uncovering the anatomy of their brains and the remarkable cognitive abilities that make them such intriguing companions. Carlie also shared the intricacies of winter care for parrots, ensuring their well-being in colder climates.Carlie, who works closely with the World Parrot Trust, also shares invaluable insights into the impact of the pet trade on wild parrot populations and the measures being taken to protect these magnificent birds.Key Points:Different Types of MacawsParrot Biting (the force and tips on dealing with it)African Greyโ€™sPlucking in Parrots Wild Caught Parrots for the Pet TradeWorld Parrot Trust MissionParrot Intelligence and their Brains!Free FlightParrots in Winter - Can they be outside in the cold?Special Guests:Carlie @shelbythemacawโ€œThey are complex, and weโ€™re still learning; weโ€™re still trying to understand what they needโ€ - CarlieLinks:https://shelbythemacaw.co.uk/https://www.parrots.org/ Connect with us on Instagram @theparrotpodcast๐Ÿฅฆ Parrot Nutrition Guideline: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ’ป Helpful Blogs: https://poodlesandparrots.com/ ๐ŸŽฅ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/poodlesandparrots ๐Ÿ“ฒ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poodlesandparrots/ ๐Ÿฆœ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theparrotpodcast/ ๐Ÿ“Œ Pinterest: pinterest.com/poodlesandparrots JUST FOR YOU!๐Ÿ“š Ebooks & FREEBIES: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ Online avian vet anytime, anywhere with Vetster: vetster.sjv.io/bak3bm
Life with Blue and Gold Macaws, Macaw Bites, Free Flight Training and More!
Jan 22 2024
Life with Blue and Gold Macaws, Macaw Bites, Free Flight Training and More!
Life with TWO Blue and Gold Macaws! The famous free-flighted macaws Mikey and Mia join us with their dad to talk about EVERYTHING MACAWS, from their size to the space they need, how loud they get, diet tips, and so much more! Find out how these macaws were rescued and whether this bird dad would release Mikey and Mia into the jungle if he knew they could survive. FIND OUT!!๐Ÿ˜ฎKey Points:๐Ÿ”ต Blue and Gold Macaws๐ŸŸก Rescuing and Rehoming Birds๐Ÿ”ต Wild Parrots ๐ŸŸกThe Problem with Breeders!๐Ÿ”ต Macaw Bites๐ŸŸก Free Flight Trained Birds๐Ÿ”ต Noise levels with Macaws๐ŸŸก Feeding Macaws Special Guests:๐Ÿฆœ Mikey & Mia! @mikey_themacaw โ€œThese birds are kind of designed to forage and, you know, find food and move around, not be cooped up in one tiny placeโ€ - Daddy HumanLinks:๐Ÿ“ฒ https://mikeyandmia.co.uk/ Connect with us on Instagram @theparrotpodcast https://www.instagram.com/theparrotpodcast/ ๐Ÿฅฆ Parrot Nutrition Guideline: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ’ป Helpful Blogs: https://poodlesandparrots.com/ ๐ŸŽฅ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/poodlesandparrots ๐Ÿ“ฒ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poodlesandparrots/ ๐Ÿฆœ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theparrotpodcast/ ๐Ÿ“Œ Pinterest: pinterest.com/poodlesandparrots JUST FOR YOU!๐Ÿ“š Ebooks & FREEBIES: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ Online avian vet anytime, anywhere with Vetster: vetster.sjv.io/bak3bm
Parrot Nutrition, Bird Illness and Poops, Immune-Boosting Tips, Gardening, Bonding Strategies, and Chi Chiโ€™s Chop!
Jan 10 2024
Parrot Nutrition, Bird Illness and Poops, Immune-Boosting Tips, Gardening, Bonding Strategies, and Chi Chiโ€™s Chop!
In this episode, we dive deep into bird health and nutrition with Laura from Chi Chi Beeen!๐Ÿฆœ Learn how to prevent illness, spot signs of a sick bird, and understand your bird's poops better. Discover tips to boost your feathered friend's immune system and gain valuable insights into their diet and nutrition.๐Ÿฅฆ Find out the difference between dehydrated and freeze-dried fruits and veggies and a new way to offer chop with Chi Chiโ€™s Chop!๐Ÿฅ•Laura also shares her journey, struggles, passion for parrots, and the world of gardening and how itโ€™s changed her life. Join us for heartwarming stories and tips on health, bonding with your feathered companion, and gaining strategies to overcome challenges.Key Points or Segments:Signs of Parrot IllnessAssessing bird poopsParrot nutritionGreen Cheek ConuresFreeze Dried Chop optionsSpecial Guests:Laura! From @chi_chi_beeen on Instagramโ€œEspecially parrots, theyโ€™re so emotionally intelligent, you know, 3-5 year old, theyโ€™re as smart as toddlers.โ€ - LauraLinks:https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/ChiChisChop?ref=shop-header-name&listing_id=1565060119&from_page=listing Connect with us on Instagram @theparrotpodcast๐Ÿฅฆ Parrot Nutrition Guideline: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ’ป Helpful Blogs: https://poodlesandparrots.com/ ๐ŸŽฅ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/poodlesandparrots ๐Ÿ“ฒ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poodlesandparrots/ ๐Ÿฆœ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theparrotpodcast/ ๐Ÿ“Œ Pinterest: pinterest.com/poodlesandparrots JUST FOR YOU!๐Ÿ“š Ebooks & FREEBIES: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ Online avian vet anytime, anywhere with Vetster: vetster.sjv.io/bak3bm
Parrot First Aid, Bird Rooms, Foraging Ideas & Behaviour Challenges with Birds (Biting, Screaming, Resource Guarding!)
Sep 18 2023
Parrot First Aid, Bird Rooms, Foraging Ideas & Behaviour Challenges with Birds (Biting, Screaming, Resource Guarding!)
In this episode, we chat with Courtney from Flock Talk, who has a lot of experience working with rescue birds, challenging parrot behaviours, enrichment and more! We explore the aspects of parrot first aid care and share Courtney's free first aid guide, ensuring you're prepared to handle unexpected situations with more confidence. Learn how to identify signs of illness or injury and the essential steps to take to provide immediate care. Discover creative, fun ways to stimulate your parrot's foraging instincts and keep them mentally engaged. Listen in on valuable insights into understanding and addressing aggressive behaviours effectively and how to design a bird room! Tune in and unlock the clawsome tips to a happy and healthy life with your birds!Flock Talk's First Aid Care Guideโ›‘๏ธ: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eK2-RTPvPoGY2znEZQMDoQpkpQu6bOpj/view?usp=sharingFlockTalk: https://www.instagram.com/flock.talks/ ๐Ÿฅฆ Parrot Nutrition Guideline: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ’ป Helpful Blogs: https://poodlesandparrots.com/ ๐ŸŽฅ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/poodlesandparrots ๐Ÿ“ฒ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poodlesandparrots/ ๐Ÿฆœ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theparrotpodcast/ ๐Ÿ“Œ Pinterest: pinterest.com/poodlesandparrots JUST FOR YOU!๐Ÿ“š Ebooks & FREEBIES: https://poodlesandparrots.com/products ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ Online avian vet anytime, anywhere with Vetster: vetster.sjv.io/bak3bm