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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-06-2012, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
 
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Wanting another bird...

Hey Everybody!

I am wanting to add another bird to my flock at our bird show next weekend. I just want opinions.

I already have 3 budgies and 1 yellow sided gcc. The budgies are not tame, however the gcc is super tame.

I am wanting something typically tame, Nothing too big(about alexandrine (sp>) and smaller) cuddly is a plus, I don't really want a screamer. I would like it to have some ability to maybe talk or mimic.

I had a cockatiel when I was younger and it was awesome she would whistle, preen me, etc. However I haven't seen a tame cockatiel in my area in quite some time.

I would really appreciate your input of species, your experience with them, and why you like them/dislike them.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-06-2012, 09:31 PM
 
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Hey! Welcome

If i was you Id go with another conure that way you can let the conures out together eventually. Uyou. Could upgrade to a larger conure too

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Canary winged parakeets/ or any brotogeris would fit the bill. I love mine. She's perfect
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Alexandrines are pretty big! Look into the pionus species of you want quite big, a lot of the poi family too like senegals and Meyers

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Irn not super cuddly but good talkers

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Quakers! They are super cuddly and are only really loud if there is another and they're calling to each other. Plus they are a great size and easily mimic sounds/talk! There's only one con, they can become cage aggresive, but I don't have that problem because I switch them in their cages every week. If that would be a problem just switch around the decorations.
The pros are that they are super cuddly ( Fred would like to be cuddled all day!), they aren't picky eaters, they can mimic noises and talk, have a fun personality, and are good with anyone. (man/woman, kid/adult)


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I second the Senegal or Meyers, I think my next bird will be a Senegal.



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Thank you all for your input! Ill have to research Meyers ive never really heard of them. And I would love love love a quaker but i'm in Georgia where they are currently illehal. Stupid Georgia. Lol
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