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While our birds are unclipped, we have set our household up expressly with our birds' safety in mind. They have their own room and are never left unattended to get into things. NEVER! They are kept in travel carriers when they're outdoors and travelling, and don't get taken out unless they're in an environment we've decided is safe for them. There is more information about wingclipping at the bottom of this page.

Sammy Flies Picture
Baby is like Sammy's big sister. She taught him a lot about how to fly.
Sammy Flies Picture
Baby didn't teach him ALL her special flying tricks though.
Sammy Flies Picture

Wing clipping is an important and controversial issue, so we feel it's important to provide more information about it. Ultimately it is the individual owner's decision to make. Here are some links for you to visit explaining the Pros & Cons of clipping, and some clipping methods:

Progressive Wingclip Method
by Eb Cravens at Feathers
A method of wingclipping which adjusts to each bird

Standardization of Wing Clipping for Psittacines

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