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Forum: Parrot Pictures and Videos   07-21-2012, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Charis
The last one was hysterical! Love 'em.

The last one was hysterical! Love 'em.
Forum: Chit-Chat   07-21-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
     Wedding Dress
Posted By Charis
I had my gown preserved so I could wear it again...

I had my gown preserved so I could wear it again for my vow renewal and nothing would happen to it in the mean time. I sent it (and my veil, tiara and garter) to a company that professionally cleaned...
Forum: Talk Parrots General   07-21-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,771
Posted By Charis
Having been bitten by quakers, lorikeets, budgies...

Having been bitten by quakers, lorikeets, budgies and GCC - I can say they all vary (the purpose of the bite and how fast I moved) and they all hurt. Even a budgie is capable of drawing blood if they...
Forum: Chit-Chat   07-19-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
     Wedding Dress
Posted By Charis
Gorgeous! I only tried one shop - but we tried...

Gorgeous!
I only tried one shop - but we tried on 9 dresses. They take quite the effort to get on and off so it was an all day ordeal.
Isn't it weird how when you find "the one" you just know. I...
Forum: Parrot Nutrition, Diet and Feeding   07-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,462
Posted By Charis
I avoid anything with artificial/chemical...

I avoid anything with artificial/chemical ingredients - this counts most fruit flavored pellets. I feed Harrison's as it is organic (and therefore non GMO), no artificial ingredients/chemicals, etc. ...
Forum: Chit-Chat   07-18-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
  Failed!
Views: 470
Posted By Charis
Practice, practice, practice in the next week. Go...

Practice, practice, practice in the next week. Go over what you failed on (without neglecting everything else too much).
You will be a fantastic driver.
Forum: Parrot Behavior, Bonding and Training   07-17-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Charis
The birds biting me aren't mine. My bird is very,...

The birds biting me aren't mine. My bird is very, very tame. All the birds I have been bitten by belong to others and I am curious how to best prevent this as I intend to continue to interact with...
Forum: Parrot Behavior, Bonding and Training   07-17-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Charis
How do you teach gentle mouthing? How do you...

How do you teach gentle mouthing?
How do you teach a bird that isn't yours?
Is stopping the interaction the best way to stop the biting?

In the long run would clicker training (clicking and...
Forum: Parrot Behavior, Bonding and Training   07-17-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Charis
I do take each new bird I interact with as a "he...

I do take each new bird I interact with as a "he won't bite" - I'm not nervous when handling them and give every bird a "shot."
I do think that may have been the green cheek's problem as it was very...
Forum: Parrot Pictures and Videos   07-17-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Charis
She is so beautiful!

She is so beautiful!
Forum: Parrot Behavior, Bonding and Training   07-17-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By Charis
Why are these birds biting me?

I will admit - I have had budgies my whole life. However I am ready to take the plunge and acquire a much larger bird - an eclectus. This will not be for another few years (after we get into a house...
Forum: Parrot Nutrition, Diet and Feeding   07-16-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
     What You Feed Each Day
Posted By Charis
We are part of a food co-op that and so weekly we...

We are part of a food co-op that and so weekly we receive a large (laundry basket size) amount of fresh organic fruits and vegetables. There is usually a large variety and it varies from week to week...
Forum: Talk Parrots General   07-16-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,220
Posted By Charis
A fantastic list and excellent points. I will be...

A fantastic list and excellent points. I will be referring to this list as I prepare to bring home my eclectus over the next few years.
Forum: Parrot Nutrition, Diet and Feeding   07-15-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
     What You Feed Each Day
Posted By Charis
Where did you buy the mixes? (tropical, veggie,...

Where did you buy the mixes? (tropical, veggie, etc)?
We eat alot of fruit and vegetables and I am wondering how well a diet "straight from the fridge" would work.
Could I make a breakfast out of...
Forum: Parrot Nutrition, Diet and Feeding   07-15-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
     What You Feed Each Day
Posted By Charis
Out of the 70% how much is fruit? In the other...

Out of the 70% how much is fruit?
In the other 30% - what is "a blend?
What is in the sweet bean mix? What is in a veggie supreme mix?
Forum: Parrot Nutrition, Diet and Feeding   07-15-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
     What You Feed Each Day
Posted By Charis
Eclectus Daily Diet

I am considering acquiring an eclectus in the next year or two (I am planning fairly far ahead)...for eclectus owners - what does you average daily diet look like for your bird?
Forum: Talk Parrots General   03-26-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Charis
Uh-oh. Someone has started the trouble making. :p...

Uh-oh. Someone has started the trouble making. :p Time for a good lock.
Forum: Talk Parrots General   03-25-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,424
     with Photos!
Posted By Charis
A male Eclectus. Preferably a solomon. Otherwise...

A male Eclectus. Preferably a solomon. Otherwise I love my budgies and just want my eclectus.
Forum: Parrot Health, Maintenance, and Safety   03-15-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,608
Posted By Charis
Awesome! So excited for you!

Awesome! So excited for you!
Forum: Parrot Pictures and Videos   03-14-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By Charis
Gorgeous pictures! It is pics like these that...

Gorgeous pictures! It is pics like these that make wish budgies were big enough for flight harnesses.
Forum: Talk Parrots General   03-14-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By Charis
I'm guessing girl :biggrin5:

I'm guessing girl :biggrin5:
Forum: Small Parrots   03-12-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
     Fluff Going Everywhere With Me
Posted By Charis
I figure I will be carrying him more gentle than...

I figure I will be carrying him more gentle than a Chihuahua and I don't mind carefully bracing the bag (plus he will have the ladder to perch sitting on the floor of the bag). I also plan on putting...
Forum: Small Parrots   03-12-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
     Fluff Going Everywhere With Me
Posted By Charis
Lol. It's going to be hard to convince him to be...

Lol. It's going to be hard to convince him to be quiet. :p
Maybe a tote with a large plastic carrier in it. :shrug:

I like this one better:
Amazon.com: Sherpa SPORT SACK Messenger/Courier Style...
Forum: Small Parrots   03-12-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
     Fluff Going Everywhere With Me
Posted By Charis
I've tried. The childhood budgie survived for 8...

I've tried. The childhood budgie survived for 8 years around teflon and my parents love it - so they aren't willing to give it up.



It is good - I'm looking for something more "purse" like so...
Forum: Small Parrots   03-12-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
     Fluff Going Everywhere With Me
Posted By Charis
Budgie "Pocket Pet"

So...
We are going out of town for almost 2 weeks. The dogs are being boarded however Fluff is going with us. He is traveling us in his carrier and we are taking his full size cage.

My problem...
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