Inside Dr. Pepperberg’s Lab: Did Griffin Stealthily Steal Banana Slices?
In her latest blog, Dr. Irene Pepperberg points out the importance of paying attention to African greys Griffin and Athena’s actions outside of formal cognitive behavior experiments. Case in point, Griffin’s seemingly stealth maneuver to score more of favorite treat.
Lafeber Home Learning
Join Lafeber to explore different topics that help you get closer to your birdie buddies by understanding them better. Each Lafeber “course” includes several articles to enlighten you. These “courses” don’t earn you a degree or CE, but you will improve your bird knowledge!
COVID-19 And Pet Birds
The COVID-19 pandemic is an emerging disease with many facts still unknown. If you have questions about how it might affect pets, here’s what we know so far, with tips on keeping your pet birds safe.
Why Parrots Can Talk
From budgerigars to African Greys to macaws, nine parrot species in a university study reveal why certain bird species are better at imitating sounds than other birds. Hint: It’s got a lot to do with the structure of the brain.
Bird Food Guide
What to feed a companion bird is one of the most important questions people face. Do you know what is safe or unsafe, healthy or unhealthy for your bird?