The Parrot Hierarchy of Needs
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If your parrot suffers from stress, anxiety or unmanaged behavior problems then check out what parrots need for a stress free life. While making for a parrot friendly environment and parrot husbandry practices may not immediately alter problem behavior, creating a stress free life for your pet is one part of giving your parrot an excellent quality of like and reducing parrot anxiety.
Research tells us that parrots pluck, scream and bite for a complex variety of reasons. Changing parrot behavior may involve making environmental changes and parrot husbandry changes that closely resemble the lifestyle of wild parrots as possible. But, over and above, developing a behavior modification plan will change behavioral habits. This chart will help you to uncover some changes that may be needed to solve your parrot problems for good.
You'll also get a look at basic behavior modification terms that will help you understand strategies for using behavior modification.
- Diane Burroughs, LCSW