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john - 2006-03-17
A Greenwing is what I have talk my wife into. It is now three weeks old and still with the breeder. We have two Amazons, a Grey and a Too. I fell in love with the greenwing and I am looking fowrad to many years with our flock...

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cockatoolou - 2006-03-17
My MM Alex, is one of 4 parrots, 2 U2's, B&G. By far my MM is the sweetest and the least "loud". She was cage bound for 6 years prior to our rescuing her. We use a great hepa or better air filitration system. B&G is separate due to dust. Rest in birdroom. My MM loves all the birds and is an avid chatterer, singer and truly my favorite, as far as attitude. She is nippy with hubby and most men. She layed an egg last January (non-fertile). I rescue and rehab. NO BREEDING/BUYING/SELLING.

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steven willan - 2006-03-12
we have a 2yr old military macaw called tattie because she looked a scruff when we bought her at harrogate show. we bought her because she took an instant liking to my wife and knocked the other macaws off the perch to get across the cage to get to my wife and screamed when we walked away. we returned and tried the other side of the cage with the same result. so she had to come home with us and she still behaves the same way and nobody else will do when my wife is in. she also likes the grandchildren and will sit on the floor of the cage when they are playing and tries to join in. she is hand reared and we would not be without her.

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Sammy - 2006-03-05
i have many birds and other animals that i take care of and this site helped me alot with learning more about them.

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Chuck Smith - 2006-03-01
I recently purchased a 7 month old harlequin macaw I named Mckala in Feb 2006. She has a GW father named Casino and a blue & gold Mother named Maggie. Her hatch date was June 8, 2005. I have a hahn's macaw as well, along with a sengal, and a conure. All are learning to talk. She is a very pretty bird and I am enjoying her and I am looking forward to getting her out this spring and showing her the outside.
Chuck Smith

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john - 2006-02-26
Hi,I just purchased an eleven week old Harelquin. He's still being hand fed at Bird Jungle, so I'll have to wait another two weeks. I've been going over every couple of days so he'll start getting used to me. Two days ago, he sat in my lap for a good hour and we both loved every bit of it. There were a lot of kids coming into the store since they were off from school. so they were comming up and petting him along with me, and asking a whole lot of questions. I haven't yet picked a name, but, Bud and Ringo, come to mind. Already the bird is letting you kiss him, he is so loveable and I look forword to a lot of happy years.

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Anonymous - 2006-02-22
My husband and I got a severe macaw a couple of years ago. Name-Ziggy. The poor bird had almost no feathers anywhere except the head and a few on the wings and a couple of tail feather. It was kept in a room alone because of all the noise. Since we got Ziggy almost all of the feathers have come back and the bird is very happy. Loves to watch tv with us and eat dinner with us. Still loves to scream too! A wonderful friend:0) We are also praying for Tamee B. and Mandy.

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Jennie - 2006-02-16
I have a 10 y/o Military Macaw that was taken from a home where she was neglected. I have to say...training her and getting her to come out of her shell has proven to be easier than I had though in the 3 months I've had her. She does talk...mimics a lot of things that she hears around our house. She is however, very tempermental and has only really bonded with me. My sister lives with me and she still snaps at her every time she walks past the cage. Overall, she has become one of the most amazing pets I have ever had the pleasure of sharing my home with. The only warnings I would give are these: they can get very loud...whistling, screeching, squaking, and it is not easy to spend time with them, and then walk away without a fight...they will scream! She loves to dance, and she talks only when she thinks no one is around...but her personality is amazing.

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Sonny - 2006-01-31
I purchased my Ruby from a breeder a little over a year ago. Having been a hand fed baby, he was very tame and extremely lovable right from the start. He just turned a year and a half old and his coloration keeps getting more and more vivid. He's also quite large bodied, in fact, a friend of mine has a Hyacinth and my Ruby's body is broader. that combined with the Scarlet's tail lengtht makes this bird truly striking. He has the intelligence of a Scarlet, and the demeaner of a Greenwing. I would whole heartedly recommend this hybrid to anyone interested in purchasing a Macaw.

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Lisa - 2006-01-22
I have a 2 1/2 yr old Harlequin Macaw and he is absolutely one of the best things that has ever happened to us ! He is so sweet and friendly, we often take him to the beach or to the park and people flock to him (he loves the attention). He is very mischevious loves to chew on anything in his reach. He has a large vocabulary for only 2 1/2. He started talking around 6 months his first words were "hello" and "I love you". He is very comical -- he laughs at all the appropreate times and loves his swing, he will swing all day long if you let him. He picked up the dogs name fairly quick... he loves to call the dog, who, i might add, is thouroughly confused by this! I would recommend a Harlequin to anyone planning on buying a macaw. they are very very entertaining but they do demand a lot of attention and LOVE!

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