Cockatude 42 Solving the Mystery of Parrot Behaviors

Cockatude 42 Solving the Mystery of Parrot Behaviors

Cockatude 42, Solving the Mystery of Parrot Behavior, is an ambitious project. I did my best to explain the method that professional behaviorists use to solve the mystery of parrot behavior. My hope was to do this in mostly plain English.

I hope that you will find it insightful and to help in your world. Forgive me for my shortcomings if you find the material a little difficult to understand. I hope that it will make sense and feel free to contact me if there’s something you need clarified.

It is difficult enough to explain our tools in a classroom environment. Someday maybe you’ll get the pleasure of sitting in a room full of cockatoos and explaining something like this. Won’t that be fun?

This episode is an introduction. I don’t make any claims to cover these amazing tools and perceptions completely. If you want to learn the subject from the master herself, Dr. Susan Friedman PhD, I suggest you head over to and sign up for her professional course. I do recommend that you have a college background and good study skills. It’s not easy and your pocket book will be lighter but the rewards are out of this world.

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“It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.”— Epictetus CE 55-155

These links are to awareness tests that will surprise you. We think we know exactly what we are seeing but do we? Cognitive scientists say no. This videos prove it!

Awareness test:

Basketball test: No matter how closely you watch this video you will probably not get the right answer!

#Parrots #MAKE_OUT, and much more. “Do Not Feed”, @AllEyesAndTeeth

#Parrots #MAKE_OUT, and much more.  “Do Not Feed”, @AllEyesAndTeeth

This video is more parrot-behaviour in Austin, Texas, and a couple of doves, at the end, as the sun went down and the moon came up..
My videos are generally of Nature, Birds, CItyscape, Politics, Activism, Anti-war Pro-peace, Pro-Palestine, Fight WarMongers, FUKUSHIMA KILLING YOU ALL, US ALL. I also like to make a statement, and sound from Free Music Archive, is great for getting the point across.
I do not monetize my videos, ever, and the sound is meant only to enhance the photography. In this case, it is, “Do Not Feed”, by All Eyes and Teeth, from the album, “Eaters”/ Thanks, @FreeMusicArchiv, for so many great choices!