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Indian Ringneck Parakeet
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Indian Ringneck Parakeet
The Indian Ringneck Parakeet has been referred to as the "Noble Parakeet"! The species, Psittacula krameri, is also called the Rose-ringed Parakeet and contains four subspecies.
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I have a 3-year-old blue female Indian Ringneck named Aeanwi, or Aea for short. But many times we call her The Dragon because we've seen how she could go crazy when she is playing with toys, or when she finds a dark little lair for herself like under my bed. She defends it like she has chicks underneath and will jump out at anyone
Well I live in pakistan and I have 2 pet indian ring necks, 1 is 6 years old and other one is 2 month old. Well I have noticed that you mentioned that ringnecks eat boiled chicken. Well this not correct, if u give them meat of any kind, their feathers will gonna start falling, and it is confirmed because this happened to 3 parrots pet in my family friends. The exact cause pet doctor said it is due to meat feeding and something related to proteins. So whatever u feed them, don't feed them meat!
While stopping at a pet store my husband told me I had to see this bird. He was a beautiful Lutino Ringnecked Parakeet they called Peeper after the Easter marshmallow treat. We fell in love. He is the biggest character. He has even picked up on my morning sneezing! He not only sneezes with me but also bobs his head up and down. He also loves Peeper Kisses and asks for them all of the time and gives kisses back. He scolds the dogs when they bark. The Ringneck is highly intelligent. We would not trade our Peeper for anything.
I owned a yellow with red beak Indian ringneck female for 21 1/2 years. I had gone in to a pet store because there were people looking at the transaction counter at something. As I approached I saw this beautiful bird. I saw a yellow bird with a red beak. I said hello pretty bird and she responded. She grabbed hold of my blouse sleeve and walked up on to my shoulder. I decided to take her home because I just broke up with my boyfriend of 9 years and felt, she realized I needed some loving. I gave her freedom to go as pleased and coverd some furniture and cleaned hard surfaces as needed. She never talked which I could understand, but I would say by Charlie or hi Charlie and she would respond in her way. If I laid and watched TV she would come to me and sit on me, if I was cooking she was there wanting everything. I was told never give her bananas, but I had a friend visiting me and while I was at work she offered her food including bananas. Shortly after that she died. She acted strange but not until it was too late. I realized she was trying to tell me she was sick. Today I was searching the bird sites and one site said not to feed birds avacado. There was an avacado on my counter which she ate from. I would very much like to know which one of these fruits were fatal to her. I miss her very much. She was a wonderful companion and loved me unconditionally. I used to feel guilty for not allowing her to have a mate and have babies because I was told she would not have nothing to do with me if I got her a mate. How selfish I was. I also feel that is wrong to take these beautiful creatures out of their natural environment for financial gain. Please if you have any comments or suggestions please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I just took in a beautiful green 2 1/2 yr old ringneck. His owner had put him up for sale at a local parrot shop. Said they just did not like him. When I brought him home he seemed nervous of hands and loud noises. My husband had built a 5ft tall 3ft wide cage with plexy glass on three sides and wire on the back and top. Well Buddy (his new name) is having a blast. Even comes out to sit on my husbands head and watch him read the paper. I feed him fresh fruit and his favorite is pomagranet seeds. Messy, but these are his treats. For a bird that I had been told would bite and scream, he gently takes the treats from my fingers and has learned to wolf whistle and say I love you. He does not scream, but calls to us in a sing song and clicking sound when he needs attention. Then at 7:00pm every night he is in his snuggy sound asleep. Well you can bet Buddy has found his forever home.
Hello, I have purchased a green indian ringneck parrot, who is 12 years,(the store i bought her told me she was only 6mths thou), However, I love this bird alot, but i am having a tough time, trying for the bird not to be scared and afraid of me , everytime i approach her, she tries to bite me, and starts to scream too. Anyone can tell me what can I do to make her stop biting an screaming an trusting me? Any suggestion will be appreciated.
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Susan Rich -
Am just reading up on ringnecks and although it is 2 years since you wrote your question, I read that when ringnecks don't get enough attention they revert to wild behavior and start to bite. This was probably from being in the pet shop so long. So if you still have the bird I can only say to play with it a lot and give it lots of attention.
Blue ringneck parrot sighted, Frankston area, 5pm 27th march 2008.
Hello everyone! I have a Green Indian Ring Neck. He is so wonderful my family and I love him very much! He's B.B. which stands for Bad Boy! :)
He is into everything, very playful, he loves to see me wash dishes, and gets into the sink to take a bath! I have had him for a year now and I just want to say IRN are great pets. Blessings and well wishes to everyone out there with an incredible and wonderful pet like mine.
Maria Garza - Humble, Texas
Kurt van Wyk
I am typing this on account of my good friend Rory Mackenzie. Rory has had Steve (Stevie Birds) for just over a year and already Steve says Stevelet (actually says "let" after Steve), Rory, and apple crumble (his favourite food!). My mum has promised me a cinnamon grey ringneck for my birthday (May 18th.) Rory's bird is a blue male and is the kindest ringneck I know!
I have had a Parakeet now for over a year. He is a free bird. He is a unbeliveble creature. He wakes me every morning by coming to my house and he kisses like a human being. He is very popular among his group and he follows my mother to market and talks with us to. I had started recognising a few of his words which expresses his feelings. He is like a human spirt into a bird's soul. I just want to know more about him, like what kinda sounds he likes.