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Animal-World info on Derbyan Parakeet
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LeeAnn - 2005-05-10
Hi I purchased a Derbyan Parakeet yesterday, 4 month old male. I have been looking for sites with good information & I just found yours. Thank you for this site & great information. This is a beautiful bird & seems so loving I can't wait until he is adjusted to us & his new enviorment. I can tell were going to have years of enjoyment with this bird.

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Animal-World info on Double Yellow-Headed Amazon
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Ryan Horstmann - 2005-05-09
Hi, I just got a double yellow amazon about a month ago... I work at a pet store and raised the bird from a baby and had never heard him talk or anything. In the month I have had him, he has learned 20+ different words and the complete "Adams Family" whistle. These birds are very vocal and great to have around. I like him a lot and hope that others get into the bird hobby.

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Animal-World info on Budgerigars - Parakeets
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JOVANI - 2005-05-08
I HAVE A BIRD NAMED PACO AND I HAVENT HAD A PROBLEM OF ANY SORT EXCEPT WHEN I LET HIM OUT HES ALWAYS RUNNING INTO WALLS. I DONT KNOW WHY, BUT ILL HIM TO A VET. IN MIAMI THERE ARE VERY FEW AVIAN VETS, BUT I STILL TAKE GOOD CARE OF THAT LITTLE BLUE WONDER. I LOVE HIM SO MUCH. EVERY MORNING I LET HIM OUT AND BEFORE I DO, I GIVE HIM A KISS AND LET HIM GO

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Susan Kane - 2005-05-07
Corky is her name, we got her from a breeder and what a beautiful girl she is. We wanted a male but we love her. She talks and is only 6 months old. We know she could get egg-bound at a certain age. Do you know what we could do to prevent that? Did you ever hear a bird say "Missed you Toosie" That is what she says when I come from work! Pretty neat! SK Cherry Grove, PA

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Animal-World info on Alexandrine Parakeet
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Karin Jacob - 2005-05-06
I have a 6 year old Alexandrian.you would not believe he even barks like my dog and loves to talk on the cellphone. his name is Paako. I surely would love to have some more pictures of a male Alexandrian, so I can have them in my computer collection. Thank you very much. Karin.

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Animal-World info on Blue-fronted Amazon
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Lynne - 2005-05-04
i have a parrot called peter. he is an amazon but he is very naughty

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Animal-World info on Peach-fronted Conure
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Ridewaan - 2005-05-04
I have a one year old Peachfronted Conure called Picasso. It is a purely WONDERFUL bird. A very intelligent companion who likes to nibble on everything, including my shoes. It does not speak yet but the signs are there.

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Animal-World info on Sun Conure
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Charlie - 2005-05-04
I have two sun conures. Both are rescues. As numerous bird books explain, a rescued bird is hard to handle since you have to teach them all the proper behavior and skills they needed to learn from their first owners.
My first sun, Charlie (one of the reasons I HAD to buy him), was a big biter, a big screamer, etc. Basically he was one of those birds that most people would just as soon strangle than look at. He bonded with me within a week. It took me a month of anguish and pain to rid him of excessive screaming and other bad habits.
My second sun, Petout (pronounced Pee-too), was given to me by my landlady who was a single mom with two kids and very little time for a bird. Petout was a womans bird. She hated men and bit them if they ever got near. I was amazed. It only took me about a day to stop her from biting me. Her behavior tends to be better than Charlie.
Both birds are very loving and sociable now. Aside from occasional screaming (when someone walks by my window) and annoying beeps (imitating the microwave), they are fantastic. I find that suns only get noisy when excited, scared, or surprised in some way. Otherwise they are VERY quiet. Petout has a cute little meep meep when shes sociable. And Charlie has a goofy little squEEeeEEK that imitates a sqeaky door and gives TONS of kissy noises when strangers are about. When Charlie knows hes been bad, or is angry at something, he shouts no (the only clear word he speaks) and grumbles. Thats about it for noise. I love these birds more than anything. The are absolutely my children and I will always treat them as such.

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Animal-World info on Budgerigars - Parakeets
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Dave - 2005-05-04
I really liked this web site. This is the first time i have visited it. I plan to come back again sometime. I just lost my parakeet that I had for 15 years

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rutger - 2005-05-04
I found my parakeet by my pond, scared to death and hungry too. I put him in a gerbil cage. When i put him in he ate for at least 20 minutes, crazy huh! This web site was a big help because i know nothing about a budgie. i am going to find the owner. this web site ROCKS!

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