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Misting Techniques For Your Companion Parrot

This video provides the steps for teaching your bird to enjoy bathing and misting. Topics discussed are as follows:

  • Creating a stress free environment, water temperature, basking opportunity
  • Enriching the activity with mentoring and music
  • How to gain your birds interest in misting
  • Importance of basking opportunity after misting
  • Size of mister and amount of water related to the species
  • Importance of water quality and disinfecting the mister
  • Misting should be offered on a stable perch or surface
  • Possibility of a shower perch
  • Bathing vs. misting depends on the species preference
  • Recommendations for a bird bath

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