This is footage from B.F. Skinner's psychological tests on shaping behavior.
Here is how you can vaccinate a bird by hand. No help needed. This is an age old technique not performed by a veternarian. This is to inject a vaccine in the homing pigeons to protect them from contracting disease. This is a common practice of preventative medicine.
One lesson on falconry in Sherwood forest. This is a third person falconry video that shows how to handle falcons with a glove.
Glyn Harris demonstrates what he describes as proper falconry when he uses his birds to hunt other birds. The peregrine falcon is the fastest bird in a swoop of all hunting birds. This is the proper handling for falconry hunting.
Watching hummingbirds feed can be a lot of fun. But in order to attract them you need to know how to properly set up a hummingbird feeder. Watch this how-to video to learn the proper way to take apart, clean, fill, and hang a feeder. Enjoy watching your hummingbirds feed on fresh nectar.
Here is a bird how-to video with information on cleaning hummingbird feeders. Follow along and learn what accessories work best. It is important to keep your hummingbird feeders clean as they can form mold and this could be detrimental to your birds.
Here is a bird how-to video that offers tips on attracting and feeding orioles. Orioles like hummingbirds are attracted to a specific color. When choosing an oriole feeder you want to pick one that is orange. Follow along as the owner of a birding store gives you more great tips on choosing a feeder and food material for a orioles.
Here is an animal how-to video with tips on how to choose a good hummingbird feeder. Watch as the owner of a birding nature store shows you what qualities to look out for in a feeder. Always look for red colors in your feeder and one that is easy to clean. Good luck choosing a hummingbird feeder for your backyard.
Parakeets make great pets because they are active and social. Learn how to care for a pet parakeet with diet, toys, sexing, and more in this free pet care video series.
Are you looking for a small, easy to care for pet for your family? Learn all about finches as pets with expert tips in this free pet care video series on birds.
Want a pet parrot? Learn how to feed, groom, and hold parrots in this free pet care video series from a veterinarian.
Learn how to make your parrot talk, walk, and play games in this free pet care video series about training parrots.
Bird feeding is something everyone can do. But keeping the birds in your garden can be just as easy. This how to video gives you a few tips that will help you attract the most popular wild species of birds and entice them to stay for more than a quick lunch.
Birds don't generally wear collars, but to give a bird an identity tag, leg bands can be used. This video demonstrates the way to put leg bands on baby pigeons. This is usually done between 5-7 days of age. When pulling the back toe through, make sure not to force it if the little claw gets caught on the inside of the band. Watch this video pet care tutorial and learn how to band the leg of a baby pigeon with an ID tag.
There’s no getting around it: clipping your bird’s nails can be nerve-racking for both you and your feathered friend. But it’s got to be done. Sandpaper perches can damage a bird's feet, but regular trimmings are necessary in order to keep a bird from hurting itself on it's own claws. Watch this video pet care tutorial and learn how to clip a pet bird's nails safely and easily.
Falconry is the art of hunting with a bird of prey. The British School of Falconry at Equinox in Manchester, Vermont shows how to handle eagles and other birds of prey. Birds are trained to respond to human signals and people are taught the correct procedure for interacting with these hunting birds. Learn how to handle a bird of prey by watching this instructional video.
Birds can be taught to perform tricks, just like dogs. This video tutorial shows techniques for how instruct a pet cockatiel to follow simple commands. Learn how to train a Cockatiel to do tricks by watching a professional parrot trainer show you step-by-step how he taught his Cockatiel the "How To Flex" trick.
Quail eggs require special care and a comfortable habitat. This video tutorial shows how to care for hatching quail eggs. Learn how to nest and hatch quails, or any pet bird, and what procedures to follow to ensure the chicks will live.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources does an early summer goose round-up. They capture and leg tag juvenile and adult geese in order to track their longevity and movements. Check out this how to video on goose tagging to learn how to do it yourself!
Build trust with your bird with tips from this video. Try clicker training.
A lot of captive birds pluck. Here are a few ideas that may help you help your bird pluck.
There are several ways to clip a birds wings. This is for simple smaller birds. We use the towel so they don't flail and peck at the scissors.
This video is for those of you that find yourself in the position that requires hand feeding an un-weaned baby bird. Hope this helps.
Learn how to identify bird tracks and then actually track the birds by watching this video.
Birdwatching! I've never considered it a hobby, but more a daily delight of growing up in New England. We had the book in the kitchen and we'd mark off each bird we'd spotted and the date it visited us.
Watch this video and train your parrot with touching techniques. Learn basic steps to teach your parrot how to feel comfortable and tame.
DIY Guide to building a birdhouse. This easy to make bird box can be built in 1 day out of one 6 foot long 1" by 6" plank of cedar. Attract more wild birds into your garden (or provide for those already there).
n this pet care series, you will learn everything you need to know to be the perfect parakeet owner. As pets, they are easy to care for, especially when compared to the food demands of larger pets such as cats and dogs. All you need is a cage and birdseed, right? While this is true to a certain extent, there are specific requirements for a parakeet cage.
Wayne R. Petersen is Director of the Massachusetts Important Bird Areas (IBA) Program at the Massachusetts Audubon Society. You have to have auditory ability.
Middle-aged woman explains how to clip the wings of a cockatiel and other birds. Woman explains the reasons for clipping, how to clip and the advantages of clipping. Watch video for best results.
Learn how to choose the best pet bird from a pet store in this free online guide to bird care, including what to consider before buying a pet bird, how to set up a birdcage, health medical costs, diet and more.
Mr Joseph Shung Chiang Lee is a well know name in pigeon racing in India. As a fancier, he dominated the Indian sky for a decade. During this period, "Gradiator" was judged the best young bird of th year. His pigeon, "Adam's Glory" crossed 1441 KM at record time. Homing pigeons are domesticated birds that are bred and trained to find their way back home from very long distances that they have never been to. They can travel thousands of kilometers in a single race and fly at speeds of up to 60...