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Re: Orange weaver picture

Posted by Michael L on 6/12/05
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    On 6/12/05, Kitty.J wrote:
    > Whoops, sorry I forgot the picture, i guess it jsut flew
    > over my head :)

    Nice picture, Kitty.
    The reason many captive birds do not achieve the colors of
    birds found in nature may have to do with diet and environment.
    In it's natural state, a bird has the ability to pick and
    choose foods that maintain his health and, in this case, his
    colors.
    In captivity, birds are at the mercy of what their keepers
    provide. And some dietary needs are difficult, if not
    impossible, to duplicate as the bird who has a variety and free
    choice of food. Also, lighting plays a role in color
    deveopment.

    Michael L