It's a Green Cheeked and it's small. My second bird.
On 7/24/06, Betty in Philly wrote:
> On 7/24/06, Nancy wrote:
>> I just went to look at Amazons. I like two but only want
>> one. Should I get the full sized handsome one who is
>> kinda friendly but acts shy and afraid and squaks a bit
>> when I go to pick it up . . . or the under - sized one
>> that is more interactive and less afraid. Neither is
>> exactly cuddly but one at least sits there without running
>> away when you go to pick it up. I'm afraid the smaller
>> one might not be as healthy but there's no evidence of
>> that except she's about 20-25 percent smaller than the
>> average Amazon. She looks healthy but smallish. The Big
>> Fraidy Cat is also a nice bird.
> When you come to a board asking for advice you might want to
> say what kind of Amazon you are thinking of buying. There's
> a zillion things I could say to you but the size difference
> might have to do with them being different species or even
> from different clutches. The smaller one might be younger
> and just hasn't developed yet.
> Is this an impulse buy, because it sounds as if it may be?
> If this is your first bird you are in for a rude awakening
> regardless of how friendly or interactive either of them are.
> I hope you have thought this out and understand the life
> commitment you are making.