Training your bird can be fun and exciting. Birds are fun to train and are eager learners. Birds are very intelligent creatures, which is why it is worthwhile spending time to train them!
Here are some starter tips:
The most important training for your bird is for your bird to learn what is called the “Step-Up” command. The step-up command is when your bird automatically offers you his foot when you say step-up (or a similar cue if you change the wording) when you offer your hand. This is thought to be a valuable command because it can help you retrieve your bird in various situations and help other people connect with your bird. It also helps during vet visits.
To train your bird to step up is simple, once you have the training area prepared: