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Old 03-13-2019, 05:22 PM
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I always found treats as rewards the most effective way to work with my bird's. Seem's their appetites for something really good helps them overcome discomfort and even fear. Your description's of blueberry's behavior and the relatively short time you have had him, sound's like he is not as tame/comfortable as you may be giving him credit for. Like people, bird's all have different personality and behavior's. Is he young ? Young bird's can be less aggressive in fending off unwanted contact but nonetheless still be uncomfortable. I think you have made great progress and you and your bird have great potential to be close bud's, but if you rush it you risk setback's to his level of trust and comfort with you. Spend some more time letting him get comfortable before you try training. Check out our training and bonding section and do some reading there, and it will benefit you and blueberry greatly...
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