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Re: type of amazon

Posted by RUSS on 6/25/06
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    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.