Animal Stories - Birds


Animal-World info on Military Macaw
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Krissi Sandvik - 2005-09-07
My husband is "mated" to a male Military macaw named Oscar, who chose us (my hubby) at an adoption outreach. Since opening our home to this clown, I've searched for info and stories from other "Mili-mates" but am surprised how few are out there! I can't imagine our life without this challenging, nippy, cranky, funny and lovable guy!

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Ursel Pierre - 2005-09-06
We live in Woodstock, Ontario. For the last 3 years we have had the pleasure of watching these beautiful birds nesting in a hanging basket on our patio. This year they are on the 4th sitting.

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  • Jane Brown - 2010-03-20
    This is the second season for my couple. They only laid on set of eggs. Most birds have more than that. Is the Dove different? The kids stayed around all summer, but they were finished with the hanging planter on the gazebo.
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Animal-World info on Sun Conure
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Sandra M. Alig - 2005-09-05
Hi, my name is Pickles. I was named before my owner bought me. I am 4 months old and already have such a personality. I love to ride on shoulders, hands, and sit on top of heads. I am already trying to say "step up" and "hello." When my owner says "step up" I climb onto my owners' fingers. One of my owners has already taught to me "squawk" like a parrot (I am very smart for my age).

I love to climb and give kisses and be petted. When I'm left alone and I hear my name called I let out a loud screech. When my owners come home and I hear them, I do the same thing to let them know that I hear them.

I don't know if I am a male or a female but my owner thinks I am a male because my head is sort of flat and from what she has read on the internet the male's head is sort of flat and the females is more rounded. I have had my shots and am banded.

I am such a joy to my new owners and love the huge cage and all the toys that they bought me so far.

Pickles has only been with us for 1 day and our lives have changed. I would recommend to everyone whoever wanted a pet to buy a Sun Conure. I always wanted a parrot and decided one day to stop at the pet store and there was "Pickles." From the moment they took him out and put him on my finger I was hooked. The beauty and personality of this bird won me over.

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Animal-World info on Orange-winged Amazon
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rddixon - 2005-09-04
We've owned an orange winged amazon for 3 years (since it was 8 mo. old). This guy is GREAT with children and loves to play with legos or any other toy it can pull apart. He is very loving and quite playful. He has just started screeching when he wants to be included or when it's noisy. We call him the bird that acts like a cat and feels like a dog.

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Animal-World info on Yellow-naped Amazon
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donna - 2005-09-03
I bought Leesa about 15 years ago. So mean I couldn't even stick my hand in the cage to feed her. but once I told her who was in charge, and established boundaries, she been great. I guess whoever owned her before, just let her fly around the house. (not a good idea). Now, she's my girl.
she doesn't talk well but she makes up for it with a really cute (protective) dog like personality. We have a special bond and she hasn't bitten in about 10 years, well not me anyway. we've been through a lot together and I can't imagine my mornings without her sweet little voice coming from behind the covered cage. this type of bird seems to just go with the flow, nothing really upsets these guys, moving and changing, adding pets to the family, and Leesa stays the same.

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Animal-World info on Senegal Parrot
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donna - 2005-09-03
I've had my Senegal for 12 years, Buster Brown the best parrot ever!!!
the perfect size, he talks a lot, always friendly to everyone, and not
too noisy. he is best friends with one of my cats they hang around together. an awesome pet, I love that little guy

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Animal-World info on Budgerigars - Parakeets
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Rachel Jung - 2005-09-03
I don't know why, but having a pet was always speacial to me. Even if it was just a little fish or something. I never thought that I would buy a bird. I just kept asking my mom (and I am only like, 9) if I could get a puppy. My dad is allergic so she always said no and that they are a waste of money. So we always had a fish or two or like a small type of animal with no fur.(That would include lizards,frogs and such.....) But one day, my mom suggested we buy a bird. So, today I have two blue budgies name Susu and Soso. They always seem to play tug of war with the chew toy. They are so precious! In a few months or after I get REALLY used to having birds, I'll have my own aviary and I will start breeding birds! Yay!

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Animal-World info on Eclectus Parrot
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ecky lover - 2005-09-02
i have 2 beautiful babies, 1 boy & 1 girl. They are now 3. I got my boy when he was 4 months and my girl when she was 6 months. They are the joy of my everyday and i dont know what life what be without them. As you can tell, i love my birds dearly. The bond that these birds form with you is just amazing, and not only with you but with each other. My two carry on like children (often worst)talking and screeching when they are not together.T hey do become very good talkers.My birds have free flight of the house and yes they are toilet trained. Hope you all have as much fun with your birds as i do with mine.

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Animal-World info on Budgerigars - Parakeets
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jasmine - 2005-09-01
i have two parakeets,(both males)and this site helped me a lot. Now i can make my birds at home and comfortable with their new environment. thanks =)

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Animal-World info on Peach-faced Lovebird
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Anonymous - 2005-08-31
I have two peached faced lovebird...Buddy and Holly. I got Buddy first. He was the first bird i ever owned. I have baby snakes too and he was jealous of them, so I bought him a mate(that is where Holly comes in). I hand fed both of them formula for the first two months of their life. Buddy and Holly were caged together from the start. The other day Holly refused her food. Then a few hours later I saw Buddy and Holly at the food bowl...and buddy was teaching her how to eat. Now they are very close and inseperable and live in the office at the zoo i work at. Lovebirds are great.

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