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?
> 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
> 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
> will have their own opinions.
Thanks for the information.
Does anyone know of a timneh breeder in Illinois, Wisc or