On 6/19/06, ashley and elmo wrote:
> On 6/19/06, Leann wrote:
>> Hello, I am considering bringing an amazon into my flock.
>> I would like advice from amazon lovers as to which type of
>> amazon to get. I am interested in a blue front, lilac
>> crown, yellow crown, or green cheek. I will be buying a
>> female. I have done tons of research but I keep hearing
>> that all of these make wonderful companions. I know that
>> each parrot is different and the way it is raised play
>> major roles in personality, but generally which ones do
>> you find to have the most even temperment, friendly
>> personality, and do best within a flock of different types
>> and sizes of parrots? I am experienced with several
>> species of parrots but have never lived with an amazon.
> Hi leann,
> I have a baby mexican red head aka green cheek amazon. He is
> at the breeder's right now he will be coming home this
> saturday. He is the sweetest baby! I really liked the
> bluefronts and was trying to decide between a bluefront and a
> green cheek, i was basically advised to go with the green
> cheek from what i was told the green cheeks and lilac crowns
> tend to be more laid back and easier to train than some of
> the other amazons. I was told the bluefronts are more testy
> and stubborn. I'm sure any of the amazons would make a good
> pet just with the bluefronts and yellow crowns you would have
> to put in a little more work to keep them tame and friendly.
> I personally love the green cheeks! It doesn't seem like too
> many people have green cheeks so i just had to brag about my
> baby! I also have a quaker parrot and a male eclectus. Here
> are some pictures of my baby out at the aviary. He's a dna
> sexed male (i was told to get a male since both of my other
> birds are male) still trying to think of a name for him.
Hello the Mexican Red Head would be your best bet. I have had a
Red Head,Blue Front, and a pair of Double Yellow head's the Red
Head was the most sweetest laid back bird that I ever had.