Author: Hillary Hankey

[fusebox_track_player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/avianbehavior/36_dani_-_9321_1.53_PM.mp3" ]   You can’t tell anyone to be curious, you can show them, you can inspire them, and you can lead with humility and grace That’s what Dani Poirier Larson of the Southwick Zoo shows, the spirit she embodies and shows her team. You can’t see...

Animal behavior sure does love routine. But what happens when that routine changes and is beyond our control? What about those changes that affect our mental well-being and then transfer on the way we work with our animals and fellow animal lovers? We talk about...

When we have an animal, or in our little avian saturated pocket of the world, a bird, that is showing fear, stress, aggression, or anxiety of some sort in response to a specific stimulus, traditionally we have turned toward procedures such as systematic desensitization or...

As a professional free flight bird trainer with high visibility, Hillary has heard from many different companion parrot free flyers of various experience levels. These insights reveal many different outcomes in free flying companion parrots that survivorship bias doesn't always reveal This episode examines several important...