Good Bird Magazine Vol1 Issue 1

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Good Bird Magazine
Volume I Issue I

Spring 2005

From the Editor’s Perch
Welcome to the Premiere Issue of Good Bird™ Magazine
– Barbara Heidenreich

Feature Articles
He Said, She Said, Science Says. Science and Behavior
– Susan Friedman, Ph.D.
How Positive Reinforcement Training Changed my Life – Kellie Snider
Food, Glorious Food. Using Food to Train – Barbara Heidenreich
A Big Payoff from a Lot of Little Steps. Training Parrots at the Philadelphia Zoo – Marina Haynes and Marianne Morrison.
The Importance of Foraging Behavior in Captive Parrots – Laura Wade DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Avian)

Regular Features

How Did They Train That? Experts Share Their Training Strategies  
Training Step Up for Positive Reinforcement – Matt Edmonds
The Basics of Target Training – Linda Morrow

What Is Your Bird Thinking? Learn to Read Bird Body Language  –   Barbara Heidenreich

Take Flight! Travel and Leisure for the Parrot Enthusiast
Healesville Australia – Aussie Parrot Paradise – Rebecca K. O’Connor

Science for the Bird Brain (a Synopsis of Scientific Papers Related to Avian Medicine)
Clinical Avian Urology – Diane Starnes

Your Good Bird! Reader Success Stories  
Harness Training an African Grey Parrot – Stephanie Ernst
An Amazon Parrot with a Difficult Past Learns to Trust – Rebecca Bone
When Hands and Water Bottles are Scary  – Sheralin Conkey

Pick a Principle. Positive Reinforcement, Negative Reinforcement or Punishment?  
Barbara Heidenreich and Susan Friedman, Ph.D.

 Learning to Fly
The Process of Fledging -Tex Hankey
Strategies to Utilize when a Flighted Parrot Escapes– Barbara Heidenreich
Pickin’ Parrots 
Cheryl Rose

Eco Tips!

Out of the Mouths of Parrots 

Kiwi Gets a Fright! – Cheryl Rose
Batik Learns a “Special” Word – Betty Ferguson
A Smart Quaker Parakeet – Kellie Snider

Conference Reviews  
Parrot Festival – Cheryl Rose

Upcoming Events and Seminars

Quothe the Raven…er, we mean Parrot!