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So you want a parrot? (Addendum)

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Parrots

Oh yes… there’s one other thing about parrots. Parrots are loud.  They are some of the loudest birds, or indeed, land animals, on the planet. You have to be prepared for that.  They’ll scream when they want attention.  They’ll scream just to see if you’ll answer back.  They’ll scream because it’s morning, or because it’s […]

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So you want a parrot?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Parrots

It’s been a while since I last posted, and because I get asked about them a lot, I thought I’d do a little run-down on what the financial and personal costs are to owning a parrot.  Now, i have two large parrots, a blue and gold macaw, and a Congo African grey.  Some of the […]

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A simple parrot perch

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Parrots

Anyone who reads this may remember that back in April I mentioned that I will be adopting parrots.  Well that has happened, and we now have two little feathery bundles of joy.  Along with the joy comes the care, feeding, and maintenance – a part of which is regular weighings. Weighing a bird that is […]

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Soon there will be dinosaurs!

Friends-Romans-Countrymen

The renovations to the parrot room are mostly complete and we’re in the final stages of preparing for the arrival of parrots! We are expecting  to have Tequila (blue and gold macaw):   And Skye (Congo African Grey): The construction is done, and we’re working through the assorted room trimmings.  Hopefully we’ll have our own […]

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