Grey Parrot Consulting

African grey parrots, Behavior, Congnitive communication, Intelligence, Congo, Timneh, The Platinum Parrot, Lisa A. Bono, Positive reinforcement, Gentle training methods, 37 years experience in all avenues of aviculture.

Educational components

Various Lectures/Seminars/Conferences – Avian Behavior/Health/ Nutrition

1991 – 2013 Attended lectures by:

  • Dr Cyndi Brown, ABVP -Avian respiratory system
  • Dr Laura Wade, ABVP -Avian viruses
  • Dr Lori Hess, ABVP-Nutrition
  • Dr Anthony Pilny,ABVP-Health
  • Dr Annelise Strunk, ABVP-First aid
  • Dr Branson Ritchie,ABVP-PDD,PBFD & West Nile
  • Dr Greg Burkett,ABVP-Egg laying &PDD research
  • Mike Schindlinger-Oral Traditions of Wild Parrots
  • Dr James Morrisey,ABVP-Anatomy,Physiology&Diseases of the Avian Liver,Critical Care&Emergency Medication, Common Avian procedures,Avian Analgesia&Anesthesia
  • Dr Jeleen Briscoe, ABVP-Taxonomy&Temperament
  • Marc Johnson-Over population of Parrots
  • MASAAV 31stconference on Surgery&Disease
  • International Association of Animal Behanvior Consultants Annual conference 2011
  • Dr Susan Friedman, Ph.D-LLP course
  • Dr Frank McMillian-Psychological Trauma in Animals
  • Janet Velenovsky: Final Considerations
  • Kashmir Csaky,CPBC-Body Talk
  • Linda Ruben-Ethology-Australian parrots
  • Jamie Whittaker,CPBC-Old Parrots-New Homes-Helping parrots adapt
  • Bob Baily-Behavioral Economics
  • Handleman/Gangly/Munera/Whittaker/McCourt-Multi-species panel.
  • Liz Wilson, CPBC-Behavior
  • Layne Dicker-Behavior Amazons
  • Sally Blanchard-Behavior
  • Mattie Sue Athen-Behavior Cockatoos
  • Barbara Heidenreich – Behavior
  • Susan Chamberlain – Bird care
  • Nikki Moustaki-General bird care
  • Maggie Wright-African Grey behavior, nutrition, phobias, plucking
  • Dr Irene Pepperberg-African Greys, thought process & intelligence
  • Greyfeather Toys-Importance of toys
  • Robin Shewokis-Foraging
  • Dr Jeff Applegate, DVM- Foraging
  • Dr Scott Echols ABVP -Avian Foraging & Enrichment lab
  • Dr Brian Speer ABVP-Avian Foraging  &Enrichment lab
  • Dr Jeff Applegate, DVM :Avian Vets-What to look for
  • Dr Irene Pepperberg- Various studies
  • Sally Blanchard – Bird Behavior: Screaming
  • Terry & Shari Beaudoin,CPBC- Bird Behavior: Excessive vocalizations and/or screaming
  • Dr. Natalie Antinoff, DVM -Avian First Aid
  • Michael Dalton – Beyond … “Polly wants a Cracker”
  • Dr. Susan Friedman, Ph.D.- P- P-A-R-R-O-T Do Tell! (Principles of Positive Reinforcement)
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP- Adding Nutraceuticals and Herbals to your Avian Medicine Chest
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP- Aging in Birds: Finding the Fountain of Youth
  • Parrot Festival 2012 multi topic/speaker panel
  • Mid-Atlantic States Association of Avian Veterinarians 32 Annual Avian Medicine and Surgery Conference
  • Dr Margaret Fordham, DVM : Avian Emergencies
  • Dr Christal Pollock ABVP; Respiratory Disease in the Bird.
  • Dr Thomas N Tully ABVP,ECZM : Avian Pain Management
  • International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (2012 Convention)
  • Dr Irene Pepperberg- Number competence in Grey Parrots: Similarities to, and Differences from, Young Children
  • Susan Friedman -A Clinic-based Protocol for Solving Behavioral Problems in Exotic Pets
  • Susan Friedman- Essential Components of Effective Behavior Change for All Species of Leaners
  • Dr. Emily Levine, DVM-A Brilliant Disguise: Illnesses that Look Like Behavior Problems
  • Hands–on live animal presentations- Target Training
  • International Association of Animal Behanvior Consultants Annual conference 2012
  • Parrot Wellness Retreat 2012
  • Dr. Susan Orosz ,ABVP-The Meaning of Total Wellness Dr. Susan Orosz -The Miracle of Flight
  • Dr. Frank Rutowski,ABVP – Diseases & Common Emergencies, Keeping Your Bird Safe
  • Kris Porter – Enrichment Lab, A Toy Workshop
  • Dr. Susan Orosz,ABVP – Herbals and Nutriceuticals
  • Dr. Susan Orosz,ABVP – The Brain and Special Senses
  • Dr. Frank Rutowski,ABVP – Laser Therapy
  • Pamela Clark – The Social Needs of Parrots
  • Dr. Susan Orosz,ABVP – Aging Birds
  • Pamela Clark,Dr. Susan Orosz, Dr. Frank Rutowski,Kris Porter,Jenny Drummey & Ann Brooks- Roundtable Discussion (Phoenix Landing)
  • Parrot Festival 2013
  • Robin Shewokis- Foraging
  • Jason Crean- Teas for Toos and Other Birds Too!
  • Dr Natalie Antinoff, DMV- Feathers and Flight
  • Debbie Goodrich- Parrots Gone Wild
  • Sid Price-Accidental Trainer
  • Matt Schmit- Colors By Numbers- How Parrots get their color
  • Dr Melissa Shelton,DVM- Avian Aromatheropy
  • Dr Mark Stafford,DVM- What Makes Parrots So Damn Special
  • Parrot Festival multi panel talk
 
 
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