Animal Stories - People Talking About Birds


Animal-World info on Pied Cockatiel
Animal Story on Pied Cockatiel
List Animal Stories on Pied Cockatiel
More info at Animal-World
Talisha M - 2005-09-11
I had a cockatiel named George and he passed away a few years ago from a green-ant bite.(It was so sad. He was such a good bird and I loved him so much.) I always took him outside to eat some grass, and he never flew away because he loved us so much. I loved him back. i'll never forget George. I might be getting Lauren's cockatiel called Milo though! She wrote in about him. she is one of my friends at school. I have seen Milo and she is such a wonderful bird but not as good as George!! I love you George!

Reply
Animal-World info on Budgerigars - Parakeets
Animal Story on Budgerigars - Parakeets
List Animal Stories on Budgerigars - Parakeets
More info at Animal-World
Cameron V. - 2005-09-11
Budgies are friendly, heartwarming birds. They make good friends as well as pets. I once had one that would sit on my shoulder and nuzzle my chin all day long. When I went upstairs to breakfast, and the bird was left alone, it decided to take matters into its own hands. The bird slipped under the door crack, flew around the kitchen, and landed on my head.

Reply
Animal-World info on Double Yellow-Headed Amazon
Animal Story on Double Yellow-Headed Amazon
List Animal Stories on Double Yellow-Headed Amazon
More info at Animal-World
Ha - 2005-09-10
My Double Yellow Headed Amazon D.J. is the best! All the other birds are wanna-bes!

Reply
Animal-World info on Orange-winged Amazon
Animal Story on Orange-winged Amazon
List Animal Stories on Orange-winged Amazon
More info at Animal-World
Bilgin Anatolia - 2005-09-10
I have an Orange wing Amazon. Although I bought him untamed he soon understood I meant him no harm and will provide him with food and water. I studied animal behaviour and formed some of my own opinions about animal intelligence and habits. Within one year I had my "untame" Orange wing Amazon flying around my gardens in London City and coming back, totally free and at liberty for a day or more. This is a very, very brief account. I am not suggesting people to go out and open cage doors, because there is much observation and body languge to understand before allowing freedom and trust. Since parrots are a hundred times more intelligent than pigeons, it is not that surprising they understand "home" means food and protection, almost as a dog must think. I taught or brought out of my bird its natural instinct to return to its flock or partner (your family or you). That is why I think it is returning, it feels it is now a part of a new flock of humans. This is not a trick the bird does, nor is this the kind of thing homing pigeons do. This is a total act of trust and respect by both sides. It can not be done over night, and you must have a good relationship with your bird before hand and not be nervous. Because seeing a loose amazon up a tree next door does take some courage, trust me. The benifits are 1) If your amazon escapes, there is a good chance it will come back 2) If there are cats around then an escaped bird will be better positioned to survive. 3) The feeling of bonding can be no greater when a flying amazon returns home after flying free all day( and eating all the apples in the neighborhood.) My bird could only just be trusted to fly free and come back after a two year period. So it does not happen quickly, but the rewards were where I lost him three times and he came back three times. Before training my first observations were with a Monks parrot and an African Gray.

Reply
Animal-World info on Mitred Conure
Animal Story on Mitred Conure
List Animal Stories on Mitred Conure
More info at Animal-World
Emma Wicker - 2005-09-10
Joey is only 9 months old and this is his 2nd home but we plan to have him for a very long time. I have only had him 5 days so the trust is slowly being built but he has not shown any agressive behaviour towards me and he loves the pinyada filled with raisins and banana that we bought for him!

Reply
Animal-World info on Alexandrine Parakeet
Animal Story on Alexandrine Parakeet
List Animal Stories on Alexandrine Parakeet
More info at Animal-World
Alisha Cogan - 2005-09-10
I have an alexanderine parakeet and I am 9. My alex parrot's name is chomper amd he is just over 12 months old. He is starting to talk. I would love to get him out of his cage but I'm scared he'll fly into something and hurt himself. He loves eating corn. when he talks he says "what are ya doin hey". At night when he is ready to sleep I sneak over to his cage and pat him on his greasy beak. I have seven other birds and they all copy each other!

Reply
Animal-World info on Goffin Cockatoo
Animal Story on Goffin Cockatoo
List Animal Stories on Goffin Cockatoo
More info at Animal-World
Eric Strauss - 2005-09-09
Nemo, my 1 1/2 year old is our class clown. We wrestle back an forth with a white plastic bottle cap. He pulls it from my mouth, beaks it a bit, then puts it back in my mouth again for more. He'll do this for an hour if I could hang with him!
When he wants to go to sleep on me, I have to rub his foot. If I don't he'll try to pick up my fingers and look at his feet.

Reply
Animal-World info on Dusky Conure
Animal Story on Dusky Conure
List Animal Stories on Dusky Conure
More info at Animal-World
Julie - 2005-09-09
dusky's are snuggly, cuddly pets that love to be petted and played with. they are intelligent and require lots of attention.

Reply
Animal-World info on Peach-faced Lovebird
Animal Story on Peach-faced Lovebird
List Animal Stories on Peach-faced Lovebird
More info at Animal-World
Natalie - 2005-09-09
I have 3 peach faced love birds whose names are: Joey (boy), Jesse (boy) and Melody (girl).I love them so much because they are tame and i can play with them all the time. they are a great pet for anyone who hasn't had birds before. every night i bring them inside so they don't get cold and they are my alarm clock in the morning; they wake me up at about 6.30am!! i love them so much and if anything happened to them i would soooo freak out!!!

Reply
Animal-World info on African Grey Timneh
Animal Story on African Grey Timneh
List Animal Stories on African Grey Timneh
More info at Animal-World
Maya's Mama - 2005-09-09
I cannot believe how smart my Timneh "Maya" is! She chats all day, sings, whistles, giggles, etc.. She even says some phrases in Italian, which is always so cute in her little voice. Her favorite trick is to wait until a guy walks into the house, give a big 'wolf whistle', and say "helloooo...sailor boy!"

She's surprisingly cuddly for a Grey, too; she'd sit on your hand and give you kisses all day if you'd let her. Just say, 'give me some beak!' and watch her lean up and smack you one! :)

Reply

About Animal-World

Animal-World offers animal pictures, videos, and animal information on all different types of pets and animals. Included are animals that are commonly kept as pets, exotic pets and wild animals. Check us out for information, education, and fun. We strive to aid in responsible pet ownership and an understanding of the importance of preserving and honoring our world and its inhabitants. Animal-World members and contributors are from all over the world. You too are invited to be an active participant in this community. Post your own personal pet stories, contribute pictures of your pets, and join the forums for pet and animal discussions.

Visit Animal-World