Avian Expert Articles

Pamela Clark, CVT

Pamela Clark is a well-known author, speaker and IAABC-certified parrot behavior consultant. Her knowledge extends to a wide range of parrot species, and has been gained through experiences as diverse as breeding to rescue and rehabilitation.

Pam lives in Salem, Oregon, with a mixed flock of 10 companion parrots, one dog and two cats. In addition to her behavior consulting, writing, and lecturing, she works as a veterinary technician for an avian specialist. Her articles have appeared in the Companion Parrot QuarterlyBird Talk MagazineBirds USA,Parrots Magazine, and the Holistic Bird Newsletter, and have been translated into several foreign languages.

Find out more about Pam at her website

Articles by Pamela:

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The Optimal Social Environment for Your Parrot

Parrots are social creatures. They are flock animals, traveling and feeding together as a group. The majority of the activities in which they engage are done as a group.

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Stress Reduction for Companion Parrots

To put it bluntly, keeping companion parrots is similar to trying to pound a square peg into a round hole. The fact that they do as well as they do is testimony more to their adaptability than it is to our husbandry efforts.

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