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Re: Milo my sun conure

Posted by Alison on 7/21/12
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    On 7/08/12, Pogalea wrote:
    > On 6/02/12, Percy Kwong wrote:
    >> On 6/26/10, linda wrote:
    >>> Can anyone tell me if this bird is very loud. I was told
    >>> by a breeder that they weren't tooloud. Another breeder is
    >>> telling yes. I need an honest opinion. Also what you know
    >>> about their talking ability. Thanks ahead of time. Hope to
    >>> hear from you soon
    >>
    >> My Blue Crown "Passion" is a completely sweet bird and she's
    >> very quiet. I found out it's rare for a BC conure to be a
    >> quiet sort, but then again, I am too.
    >>
    >> We bonded immediately at the bird store and she even rode
    > home
    >> on my shoulder. She only wants to be with me and the only
    >> time she screeches is if I'm awake in the morning and I don't
    >> greet her right away.
    >>
    >> She kisses and preens me all the time and feels that my
    >> shoulder is her right. (I'm ok with it, because I can sit on
    >> my computer for 6-8 hours with her on my shoulder. Not one
    >> screech, but lots of cooing. Very quiet cooing.
    >>
    >> I probably have an anomaly for a conure, but she refuses to
    >> get off my shoulder and that is the only time she screeches.
    >> She will nip at me when she thinks I'm trying to take her
    > off,
    >> but if I walk her over to her cage, she just hops off. I
    > keep
    >> the cage open all the time and I clipped her wings once,
    >> because we were still bonding. I won't be clipping her
    >> anymore, because I realize that all she wants to do is be
    > with
    >> me. She doesn't get spooked by loud noises and just today, I
    >> caught her watching over my little 2 year old daughter
    > napping
    >> making sure she was ok. She was quiet and watching over her
    >> (with pride) for 2 hours. She does have this habit of
    > needing
    >> to be with me, but when I go to sleep, I kiss her, put her on
    >> her cage and keep a lit candle in the room for her.
    >>
    >> She's a wonderful bird and I don't think I could imagine life
    >> without her.
    >>
    >> If I had one piece of advice to give you, when looking for a
    >> bird, you'll know the right one. You'll pick each other
    >> immediately. It's something that just "happens". If you
    > have
    >> to force it, it's not the right bird.
    >>
    >> We've bonded over the past 3 months and now I know she'll
    >> never leave me. So I guess we're stuck with each other for
    >> 20-30 years. The reality is she'll outlive me, (I'm 40), but
    >> she's taken a liking to my daughter and my daughter to her..
    >> so I already know I have that taken care of.
    >>
    >> If you're going to look for a bird, take your time. You'll
    >> know when the right bird comes along.. They'll know they want
    >> to be with you and you with them.
    >>
    >> I really hope that helps.
    >>
    > My BC Conure is VERY noisy, she/he has always been a bit noisy
    > but lately she/he can't seem to shut up. She does talk, she
    > has about 7 or 8 phrases that she says, most of it learned
    > before I got here, but mostly all she does is screech these
    > days. I believe We are her 4th or 5th owner. Probably because
    > of the noise. I was not looking for bird, but took her as a
    > favor to a friend, I have had her for about 15 years now. She
    > does make us laugh, she has bonded with my husband, I do all
    > the feeding, cleaning,etc. and she loves him best go figure.