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Understanding Behavior and the Stepping Stones Towards Bird Training with Sheila Blanchette

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016
  • 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, August 10, 2023
  • 8:30 PM
  • Recorded Webinar


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Free Member Webinar

with Sheila Blanchette

CEUs: PPAB 1.5, IAABC 1.5

This webinar is all about bird training and behavior. Sheila will talk in this webinar about positive reinforcement, target training and the general topic of bird behavior and training. One of the topics covered will be bird body language and to wrap up Sheila will discuss how you can step into the world of bird training.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what we mean by anthropomorphic in the context of birds
  • Gain an overview of birds and their normal behavior
  • Understand how to use target training when working with birds
  • Learn about positive reinforcement in the context of birds

About the Presenter

Sheila S Blanchette is an IAABC Certified Parrot Behavior Consultant. She is also the owner of the mobile behavior consultant company, Heart of Feathers Education.

Sheila has been volunteering at the MSPCA-Nevins Farm (Methuen, MA), for many years assisting potential adopters on topics such as enrichment, education and understanding more about having a pet bird.

Sheila has featured on WBZ TV (NBC) promoting bird adoption in her area.  Sheila’s main goal is to help owners keep birds in their homes as a permanent option.

Sheila believes "Behavior may have history but history should not define a bird."  Sheila is the proud guardian of 2 lorikeets one of whom is adopted, an adopted lovebird, and a cockatiel which came along with her husband and his pug

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