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Re: Question about Amazons: baby to adult

Posted by RUSS on 8/28/06
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    On 8/28/06, RUSS wrote:
    > On 8/24/06, Stephanie wrote:
    >> I also purchased my first 9 week old Blue Front about a
    >> month ago. I always hear a lot of rather negative things
    >> about Amazons especially when they become adults. I've
    >> heard they are not too affectionate, and will bite hard,
    >> don't ever put 1 on your shoulder or they will tear your
    >> face, and all that. But I'm thinking this particular
    >> Amazon seems different. I know he's only a baby but I'm
    >> wondering, HOW MUCH IS HE LIKELY TO CHANGE? Right now he
    >> will let me kiss her or him on his head without objecting--
    >> I'm up to 30 kisses now without any objection. I can put
    >> my thumb and index finger together to form a circle: I
    >> then put it around his neck and look at him...he just sits
    >> there passively. I can turn him upside down and hold him
    >> with my right hand for a minute or more before he starts
    >> squirming. He has a great personality. When I am mixing
    >> his Exact, he knows exactly when the food is ready to
    >> serve, and jumps off his perch to get the food. It's
    >> really cute. HOW LONG IS THIS LIKELY TO LAST/AM I KIDDING
    >> MYSELF TO THINK HE IS DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS?
    >
    > Hello he will change around 4 or 5 years old. But only a few
    > months out of the year. Then he will be your baby again. I
    > have amazons and they are the best you can tell when it is
    > not a good time to give kisses. It is your first. Russ
    Russ THEY ARE THE BEST FORGET THE REST
    he will get all big blowing out his feathers and his eyes
    will get real small. Then youknow to give him some space
    but amazons are the best good luck. Russ