Animal Stories - People Talking About Parakeet: Types of Parakeets


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Bev - 2006-01-19
Hi, I have a "rare" parakeet (there were just as many of the "rare" kind as the "regular"kind, but anyway), and his name is Ivory. I bought him this past Monday. Tuesday evening I was playing the computer, when I heard this huge crash, and one of my cats came rocketing out of room. I knew immediately what had happened, and bolted in there to find a scared bird flapping against the window, and a cage in pieces on the floor. I eventually got everything cleaned up, Ivory had a cut on his head. Now it's Thursday, everything seems to be fine. He likes to whistle occassionally, but won't sit on my finger yet. The cat got scared senseless by the noise, and so far hasn't gone back to the cage. If you have cats and a bird...WATCH THE CAT(s)!!!!

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analisa - 2006-01-19
I have a blue parakeet. He is 19 months old we named him booboo. his real name is booberry. he is spunky and calm at the same time. Once and a while he get agressive. This one time I was typing on the computer and he was biting me like there was no tomorrow, then after that my hand was entirely RED!

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Heather - 2006-01-17
My little darling's name is petrie, and he has a wonderful nature. From day one he insisted on standing on my finger and affectionately preen my skin (im sure it was well meant!). I would like to warn all those who have a budgie that loves to fly to take care, as my little boy Sinbad ventured too far a few months ago. Enjoy your bird!

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ann haquani - 2006-01-16
My birds name is booberry and he is really blue kind of like a soft baby blue.He is calm and spunky at the same time and he has moods like a person. He is the only bird in this house and he is really close to all of us and he is only one year old!

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Helia - 2006-01-15
Hi! My name is Helia and I live in South Africa. I have 3 budgies at this moment. Two boys and one girl. Pahvli is the girl and turning 4 this year. Zini and Mr. Doodles are my two boys. Zini is turning 3 and unfortunately I don't know the age of Mr. Doodles because I picked him up on the road, but luckily he's doing fine now. I bred with budgies for about 8 years and I must tell you that it is one of the greatest hobbies I ever had. If you have time on your hands I would really tell you that a tame budgie is the best pet to have, especially if you have 3!!!

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DAVID CAICEDO - 2006-01-13


I HAVE 2 LOVELY PARAKEETS. I PURCHASED THEM ON NEW YEAR'S DAY LAST YEAR. THEY ARE SO MUCH FUN. I LOVE PUTTING MUSIC ON FOR THEM. THEY START TO ALSO ASSIMILATE AND START GOING NUTS FLYING ALL OVER THE CAGE. IT IS FUNNY TO SEE THEM EAT WHEN MY CAT AND DOG EAT. OTHER TIMES THEY JUST WATCH THE CAT CLOSELY AT ALL TIMES. TODAY I AM PURCHASING A COUPLE OF NESTS. I WAS TOLD THAT A FEMALE COULD HAVE BABIES AFTER 1 YEAR. I DON'T KNOW BUT I WILL HATE TO MISS OUT IF I DON'T GET THOSE NESTS.

THE FEMALE DO PLUCK ITS FEATHERS OUT.. I AM BECOMING A BIT CONCERNED ABOUT THAT. I HOPE IT DOES NOT BECOME A SERIOUS PROBLEM.
OVERALL I LOVE TO HAVE THEM.

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Babyface - 2006-01-10
My parakeets name is pookie I have had him for 3 days and already he is getting use to me and the thing you wanna do is always talk to them and never touch them until 1 week because if you touch it it will get farther time to get use to you.

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Shutell Ramos - 2006-01-08
I HAVE FOUR PARAKEETS AND ONE COCKATIEL. TWO OF THEN ARE GIRLS AND TWO OF THEN ARE BOYS AND MY MOM'S COCKATIEL IS A BOY. THE TWO GIRLS NAME ARE GREEN GIRL AND THE OTHER ONE IS BLUE GIRL AND MY OTHER TWO BOYS ARE PAJA AND THE OTHER ONE IS BLUE AND MY MAMS' COCKATIEL IS BE BE. I LOVE OF ALL MY BIRDS. I HAVE PAJA BECAUSE HE IS CUTE AND HE WAS ONE OF MY FIRST BIRDS, AND IF IT WASN'T FOR HIM I WOULD NEVER HAVE PARAKEETS.

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katrina walsh - 2006-01-07
Hello im from Australia, we bought our Alexandarine home just 3 months ago, he is almost 5 months old. He comes everywhere with us, sometimes i let him sit in the peach tree as he has not learned to fly yet and his wing is still clipped. I would love him to be a free flyer, im teaching him to fly to me in the house, when we are out side he never tries to get away. he sits on my headrest in my car and with the window down an inch he loves getting the wind through his feathers, this is one of his favorite spots. He loves to chew on branches from the fruit trees and my daughters dinosaur collection. He can say hello to my other birds too.

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Fuzzy - 2006-01-05
i have enjoyed the company of my parakeet for 14 years now. its been a sad run as hes outlived a dog and 3 other birds. like clock work everyday at sunrise he sings a song then again around midnight. he likes to sing. he has good days and bad days. sometimes he likes to come out and play other times its like hes in killmode. i know that i will always have a parakeet. they are truely great to have around, however you should avoid keeping them near a phone for after time they learn to imitate the ringer

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