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Mike - 2006-12-08
hello i have a 1yr old blue and gold macaw. his name is sammie. he talks a lot, hello is most common, steps up and down and laughs. he is my baby. when he gets loud and screams i tell him im going to tickle him. he repeats im going to tickle u and laughs over and over. he is spoiled and great with the rest of my family, but his my bird and they can tell. he follows me thru the house from one end to the other. great companion if raise right. lots of fun.

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brandon - 2006-11-13
I have 6 macaws in my living room. Pete (yellow collar), Goose (4 F y/o miltary), Joe Joe(11 y/o F BG), Burt(20 y/o M BG), Sunny(8 y/o F BG), and Rowdy (8 y/o M BG).I found out that the blue and golds are the most loving macaws to have. I don't have any thing against the others but they are awesome. They share my home with an Umbrella cockatoo (Zipper 5 y/o m) which is the noisest of the bunch. I like how they talk to each other. Goose will yell "Bye" and Burt will follow "where you goin." When the phone rings they yell "Hello" and "what you doing", "Alright", "ok" and "Bye." If I have to recommend a pet bird it would have to be a Blue and Gold Macaw.

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Jennifer - 2006-11-08
I have had my Hahn's Macaw for just over a year now. I got him from a friend who is a bird breeder and I finished his hand feeding, so "he" is my baby. Kiwi also loves my 8 year old daughter and gives us both lots of kisses. He likes my husband but would rather spend his time with me. He is so very lovable, I did not realize how sweet and docile these birds were. We also have a green-cheeked conure, Mango and while she is also sweet, she does not like to cuddle or kiss too much and although she loves my husband, does not like other men who visit. She is famous for trying to attack my brother. Mango also does not care for Kiwi, I am sure since she was the first bird in the house and feels it is hers. While Mango is quite a loud bird, Kiwi is the exact opposite. He is so very quiet and can easily entertain himself in his cage with his toys. He only occasionally yells out if the house gets too quiet and he is not sure we are here. Kiwi can say Mango Tango,step up, Hi Bob, night night, Sydney Boo-Boo, and he mimicks my laugh. He also says ummmm whenever I am eating. I would highly recommend a Hahn's Macaw to anyone looking for big personality in a small bird. As far as biting, he will occasionally nip my daughter's hand as a warning if she is annoying him but he does not bite anyone else in the family.

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Dina - 2006-11-03
5 days ago I bought my first parrot, a Harlequin Macaw. She is so gorgeous and smart. She tells one of my dogs who won't stop barking to "SHUT UP". The Only trouble with Maxie is....She won't let me near her or her feed dishes. She got one good bite on my fore arm.

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bigdj315 - 2006-10-03
My military just came home last week, I wanted a blue & gold or a greenwing. I was looking on the net and found a guy that had two 4 month olds and I answered his ad and drove to see them. I couldn't believe how alive the colors looked. The net does nothing for the looks. My military macaw is named Chief, and he is spoiled already. He has never nipped me hard, except one time when he was slopping off of my arm and tried to grab my shirt. He got a mouthful of skin and shirt. He calls during the day some and almost whispers as the night comes in. This bird is really cool and I have taught him two tricks on command in just 3 days. These guys are very smart and love to be held as well as introduced to new games and get plenty of wood for them to chew and a good hanging toy and you get one happy bird; Don't forget a peanut or two a day!

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Ina Kelly - 2006-09-12
I'm Ina Kelly in Cali and Kiwi Kelly is our baby since me & my husband don't have kids yet. She is quite a hand full but so much fun. I miss her even when I'm at work. We have had Kiwi since she was a baby, she is 6 years old now. We had her sexed, she is definitely a girl. She is a quiet bird relatively, unless she hears me blowing my nose in the bedroom before we get her (her cage is always covered dark overnight), or if we grind coffee. She laughs when we both laugh, fact which makes us laungh even more. She is quite feisty, bites us not too hard, but a bit. Kiwi says "step up", mimics kissing when I kiss her beak or feet, definitely mimics my every sound in the shower, just learned about 2 years ago to say "good" very well when we give her OJ or cran, and loves a good bark. Her favorites are to sit upside down inside my husband's Tshirt when it gets dark, dance and rock her head when I dance with her to good music or eat ice cream ocasionally as fast as she can, when she is allowed. She is the most rewarding pet ever, we have had a few, but a pet that you need to devote yourself to, since all s/he has is the joy of seeing you, her owner, when you come home. We feel bad we cannot get her a partner so we try to spend every time we're home with her, she is never in her cage then. And when we come home, she screams since she alreay learned the sounds of our cars, she loves us! And we love her!

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Julian - 2006-09-11
Hi all!

Well! in my last comments in June, I stated that my wife and I had ordered our first Greenwing macaw and were very excited, but faced a 2-3 month wait.
We travelled 200 miles several times to see her.
Well last week, the breeder stated she would finally be ready to come to us on Thursday, and our world was shattered when on the Wednesday night the breeder phoned us to say she had died that morning.

We are awaiting the post mortome results.

The breeder tried to help us locate a replacement, and i finally located one myself which ment enduring another 9 week wait.
Finally on one last attemp, i had the most remarkable luck, i located a lady breeder who had two G/W left and ready to go.
Well we went down the next day (Saturday) and chose one.

He/she is adorable and very friendly and it reminded us so much of
the one that died that we named it Maisey after her.
Still got to get it sexed, but there we go.

Jools

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Patrick - 2006-09-04
I like HARDROCK MACAW.....Here's another, a CASIO MACAW or CASSIO MACAW.

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Jeremy Stevens - 2006-09-03
Hi,I have a B&G Macaw. He is 4 Months old and we are having so much fun. What a wonderfull Bird :-) Thanks to Animal World for the free Information that they share on Macaws. This website helped alot, Thank you

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Kim - 2006-08-27
I have a Catalina Macaw his name is Uno. He is my love. I take him everywhere. He loves to be held. He also loves to show off. He spreads his wings and yells look at me I am a pretty boy. If you do not say how pretty he is he will get louder and continue until you pay attention to him. Petting we are working on, he will growl when not in the mood. He just turned 3 years old. I only cage him when I am not home as all my loves. I also have a U2 and a LSC Too. He does prefer females but will go to anyone. The reactions I have from people are wonderful. They want to get all the information they can on theses amazing birds.
Kim from OH

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