Table of Contents
Good Bird Magazine
Volume I Issue 2 -
Summer 2005

From the Editor’s Perch
Positive Reinforcement is Taking Over!  -
By Barbara Heidenreich

Feature Articles
Alternatives to Breaking Parrots - By Susan Friedman, Ph.D.

Crossing Bridges: Communicating Clearly With Your Companion Parrot - By Peta Clarke
Training Birds for Medical Behaviors to Reduce Stress. Yes, it can be done! - By Barbara Heidenreich
Barbara’s Story Communication: A Two Way Street - By Catherine J. Crawmer
Photo Feature: Birds in your Backyard - By Tex Hankey and Gay Noeth
Thinking Finches - By Myra Markley
Parrot Training for the New Owner: Grooming your Parrot into the Perfect Companion - By Rebecca K. O'Connor
Training Rio: From Avian Delinquent to Animal Ambassador - By Jennifer Cavarra
In Memory: Jan Van Oosten and Michael Haley

Regular Features

Profile of an Animal Lover - Marianne Morrison

How Did They Train That? Experts Share Their Training Strategies
Crate and Travel Cage Training - By Matt Edmonds with Barbara Heidenreich
Lifting a Foot on Cue - By Marianne Morrison

What Is Your Bird Saying? Learn to Read Bird Body Language

Take Flight! Travel and Leisure for the Parrot Enthusiast.
Staying Wild in Uganda -
By Beverly Critcher

Science for the Bird Brain (A Synopsis of Scientific Papers Related to Avian Medicine)
Physiologic Responses of Amazon Parrots (Amazona species) to Manual Restraint -
By Diane Starnes

Your Good Bird! Reader Success Stories
Problems with Pickles Solved with Positive Reinforcement -
By Georgi Abbott
Screaming Problems Open the Door to Positive Reinforcement Solutions - By Lisa Desatnik

Out of the Mouths of Parrots
The Pickles Chronicles -
By Georgi Abbot
Parrot Man - By Dave Askew
Poetry“I never thought….” - By Bill Smith

Pick the Principle? Positive Reinforcement, Negative Reinforcement or Punishment?
- By Barbara Heidenreich and Susan Friedman, PhD

Pickin’ Parrots
You Gotta Fight for your Right to Paaaaarty - The Yeastie Beastie Birds -
By Cheryl Rose

Learning to Fly
Latent Performance of Behavior: How to Teach Quick Response to a Cue -
By Barbara Heidenreich    

Conference Reviews
ABMA Conference
AEBC Bird Mart and Workshop
ABC Conference


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