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Information about Rueben, a male White Bellied Caique.

Rueben goes on a field trip!

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Parrot Enrichment / Rueben / White Bellied Caique

The first year that I adopted Rue, I used to take him on field trips regularly. Over time I started taking him with me less and less. The past couple of years we’ve only gone somewhere together during trips to the vet. Not ideal. So when the opportunity presented itself to take Rue with me to visit a friend I hopped right on it. Since Rue hasn’t been on an outing in awhile I asked […]

Rueben’s goals

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Living with Parrots / Parrot Body Language / Parrot Enrichment / Parrot Foraging / Parrot Husbandry / Parrot Trick Training / Rueben / White Bellied Caique

I’ve trained Rueben to do a lot of tricks but desperately needed help teaching him to hang out on play stands instead of my head. I don’t want to gloss over how much Rue likes to fly to and hang out on my head because it is a real problem. Is there a head-obsessed anonymous group he can join? When he wasn’t getting much out-of-his-cage-time because of this undesirable habit I decided to seek out […]