Re: Milo my sun conure
Posted by Alison on 7/21/12
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
>> 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
>> but if I walk her over to her cage, she just hops off. I
>> 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
>> me. She doesn't get spooked by loud noises and just today, I
>> caught her watching over my little 2 year old daughter
>> making sure she was ok. She was quiet and watching over her
>> (with pride) for 2 hours. She does have this habit of
>> 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
>> 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.