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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-03-2014, 12:02 AM Thread Starter
 
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Hello! 3 weeks ago we added two new members to our family. Kate is a Quaker and Byrdina is a Sunday Conure. They are both 7 years old and were adopted from a rescue ran by an avian vet. We also have Mocha the guinea pig and Phoebe the cat in addition to my husband, two kids and myself.

We have had birds in the past and were ready to add a new feathered member to the family. (No one was bursting into tears any longer at the thought of our beloved GCC who died this past winter and the kids were making fun of me talking to the birds outside in the tree. ) After researching different breeds we felt a Quaker would be a good fit for our family and we located one at a local rescue. When we first went to visit, she was so sweet we fell in love. BUT we also met this beautiful shy sun/jenday conure. Very different personalities but we have different ways we each interact with our feathered family members. After some thought and discussion and another visit we brought them home a little over a week later.

Kate(the Quaker) is a talker which is tons of fun especially for our chatterbox daughter. She does have some agressive behaviors at times but is super nice most of the time.
Byrdina(Conure) is taking a little longer to settle in. He/she quite timid and kind of skittish but he likes to hang out and will cuddle at times and likes head scratches. He has not yet tried to bite any of us which is a big plus.
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Welcome! Beautiful fids you have there and not biting is a major plus

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Hi and welcome, Gorgeous birds!! Quakers are such fun aren't they! Yes not biting is a BIGGG bonus...lol
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welcome to our forum. May interesting bird lovers and birds

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Welcome to the forum (: lovely lovely birds!



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Welcome to the forum Your babies are adorable, congrats on the new additions!

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Welcome to the forum. Congratulations on the new additions to your family.

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Welcome! How exciting, two new feathery friends!

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Hello, Rainbow 511, and welcome to Talk Parrots! So glad you decided to join us!

Your birdies are so adorable! You must be so excited to have them! I'm so sorry to hear about your GCC, but I bet you'll have plenty of good adventures with your new fids.

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welcome to the forum You will find alot of helpful information and friendly people to boot. Nice to meet you my name is Julie, I live on Chicago. I am owned by three parrotlets, two lovebirds and one loud Sun Conure.
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