Table of Contents
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!

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