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Free-flight training applied to parrot conservation


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A training technique that has been practiced by parrot owners for decades is now being applied to establishing new bird flocks in the wild. While many parrot owners clip their birds' wings to reduce their flight abilities, free-flight involves training an intact parrot to come when called, follow basic commands, recognize natural dangers, and otherwise safely fly in open areas.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/plants_animals/birds/~4/sCiT6Pg0E14

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