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Re: timnehs vs greys

Posted by Linda on 6/02/10
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    On 5/27/10, GreenLady wrote:
    > On 5/25/10, Linda wrote:
    >> I am looking to purchase a grey or timneh. I am getting
    >> mixed free back from experience bird owners to go with the
    >> grey vs the timneh. Does anyone have an opinpion?
    >
    > Linda,
    > I am assuming you are referring to Congo Grey vs Timneh Grey.
    > The Congo is larger and has a bright red tail opposed to the
    > smaller Timneh with a dark maroon tail.
    > The Congo can be a very light silver to dark gray, while the
    > Timneh is usually a darker gray with a bone-colored beak.
    > Some people prefer the smaller size of the Timneh vs the
    > larger body of the Congo.
    > Each has the ability to talk if they choose to do so, but
    the
    > Congo voice is much clearer and stronger.
    >
    > Having raised both of these species, my personal opinion is
    > that the Timneh is less neurotic and somewhat more calm than
    > the Congo. This is only my personal view and I'm sure
    others
    > will have their own opinions.

    Thanks for the information.

    Does anyone know of a timneh breeder in Illinois, Wisc or
    Indiana?