Sunshine has been working hard on his manners Â it's the only way for him to get the companionship he so desperately desires.
Sunshine is a sulfur-crested cockatoo, who came from a housing project in Boston. He's so sociable that we know that what he really wants is a home. But his behavior is going to need a tune-up first.
Sunshine likes to bite and lunge in order to get a rise out of people. It's clear he's actually just trying to reach out and interact. He doesn't know why nobody else thinks these games are fun. So Sunshine is working on this. Positive reinforcement training, as well as lots of patience and love, is helping to recondition him into a better-behaved bird, so he can be what he so desperately wants Â somebody's constant companion.
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