Free Issue of Good Bird Magazine

May 28, 2008

Updated November 2009: Link has been fixed. The new download is of the Fall 2008 issue.

Parrot trainer Barbara Heidenreich is generously offering a free issue of Good Bird Magazine to readers of the Best in Flock blog. Just click here, enter your information and you’ll receive the free copy via a link in an email.

For this free issue of the GoodBird parrot magazine, click here.

The issue is chock full of great reading, including:

  • The ABC’s of Behavior By Susan G. Friedman, PhD
  • Enrichment (Part Two) Foraging Opportunity:
    An Integral Component of Environmental Enrichment By Jim McKendry
  • Training your Parrot to Talk on Cue By Barbara Heidenreich
  • What Is Your Bird Saying? Learn to Read Bird Body Language
  • Flighted Parrots in the Home By Barbara Heidenreich
  • The Avian Brain and Intelligence (Part Two) By Diane Starnes
  • Pickin’ Parrots: Scientific Studies and Feather Picking By Natasha Laity Snyder
  • And more!

This free issue contains 90 pages of great parrot training and behavior info, including articles on:

  • When your Parrot Loves you Too Much
  • Wrap-N-Roll Enrichment
  • Simpler Steps to Step up
  • My Summer Internship at a Parrot Sanctuary
  • Teaching your Parrot to Drop an Item on Cue
  • Constructs: Putting Labels on Bird Behavior
  • Enrichment Solutions to Behavior Problems
  • Making the Connection: From Parrots to Children

Read the free issue of GoodBird magazine by clicking here. Then, if you like it, subscribe to the magazine to the new issues when they roll off the presses.

p.s. Also check out my interview with Barbara Heidenreich.


  1. […] and Feather Picking By Natasha Laity Snyder Instructions for the download can be found here: Free Issue of Good Bird Magazine Best in Flock – Life with a Sun Conure Parrot or you can go directly here. You can also check out a recent interview with Barbara Heidenreich […]

  2. I would like to know if those magazines are free???If they are i will get one from you.

  3. Hi Maria – the issue found in the link is free. You can download your free issue by clicking on the link and then hitting submit and following the instructions. If you want to buy an ongoing subscription to the magazine, you can find info on how to do that within the PDF download of the free issue.

  4. shalom,
    i would really like a free copy of good bird magazine but i tried to download and it doesn’t work

    • Sarah – the file was moved when Good Bird redesigned its website. I’m in touch with Barbara to see if she will continue offering the free issue to my readers. I post the new link if/when it becomes available. Thanks for your patience.

      P.s. I moderate comments. No need to post the same comment 4 times. 😉

  5. Post updated with new link to free download.

  6. I would love a free copy of your magazine.



    • To get the free copy of Good Bird magazine, click on the link and fill out the form.

  7. Please let me know asap if I could send my Aunt a copy because she has a rescue bird in her home and love him!

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