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Re: DYH Smell?

Posted by Adrian on 3/17/06
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    On 3/12/06, Sharon wrote:
    > On 3/11/06, Zon Mom wrote:
    >> Gina,
    >> We have a Mexican Redhead Amazon that turned 10 years old in
    >> Jan. I'm not sure if all Amazons smell the same or not. But
    >> I think that our fellow smells nice all of the time! It is
    >> breeding season for Amazons right now ( Jan. thru May ) so
    >> I'd say that is more than likely the reason your bird has
    >> a "stronger odor " right now. And if he's been acting more
    >> protective of you or acting up more ( being more vocal,
    >> showing off, etc. ) than you definally have a bird that is
    >> being what they call "hormonal" & that is normal during
    >> their breeding season. Hope this helps in answering your
    >> question.
    >>
    >> Zon Mom
    >
    > Hi Gina,
    > Yes I must agree I have a YN male who smells awesome all the
    > time,I love his smell. I've only had him a few months but
    > since I've had him he has had the smell.
    > Sharon

    Hello fellow zoners. I have a DYH also she is about 4 and she
    has a sweet/musky smell, Id say. I think her smells is plesant
    but my sister thinks she stinks. I guess you've really gotta be
    an amazoner to appreciate thier scent. Im also careing for my
    cousins Lilac crown amazon. Charlies a 16yo male his scent is
    fairly similar sweet and musky but yet different. I really cant
    descibe the difference and i bet if you werent an amazon owner
    you probably wouldnt be able to tell the difference at all.