cockatiel Fly to me – training Pearl without a clicker


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Teaching Pearl to trust me and fly to me without using a clicker. Only by using spray millet (the food im giving to her) as reinforsment. The point here is for her to want to come to me, insted of me to her. The more willing she is to come to me, the more trust she will gain on her own. *Its up to her to overcome the fear* It litearly took me the length of this video to get her flying to me. I have not trained with her since the last video where I did the trust exercise and got to pet her.

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6 Responses to “Fly to me – training Pearl without a clicker”

  1. izabelas000 on February 15th, 2010 2:18 pm

    its ok to clip the wings just make sure you get it done by someone that knows how like a vet

  2. izabelas000 on February 15th, 2010 3:06 pm

    yeh it is hard to train them and I do keep them together.. Pumpkin could care less if shes not there but secretly he kinda likes her around.. but its easier to train him
    Pearl on the other hand will try and find himso I have to seperate her if I want to train her and take her into another room while putting on loud music in pupkins room so they wont hear eachother lolll

  3. chiahuei on February 15th, 2010 3:49 pm

    hi isabelaz,
    i posted in one of your other videos earlier. i just realised that you have two birds too. do you keep them separately or together in the same cage? i find it very hard to train one at a time as the moment one is out of the cage and i close it (thus separating them) they start calling for each other and definitely won’t pay attention to my training :p

  4. musicguy35 on February 15th, 2010 4:05 pm

    any1 and anybody idk if i should clip the feathers of the cockatiel i get i hear they need to be able to fly but it might get away and my mom might never trust me again with a pet plz help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. ANGELVOICEADAM on February 15th, 2010 4:58 pm

    my cockatiel would hopp and flap her wings
    and squeak
    I CALL HER SQUEAKY!

  6. iamman711 on February 15th, 2010 5:33 pm

    I wanna eat her.

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