On 8/07/07, karen wrote:
> On 8/07/07, Courtney wrote:
>> Hi. I am interested in getting a parrot for the first
>> time. I have owned two cockatiels in the past but they
>> weren't very social or cuddly! I am looking for a cuddly
>> bird that will fit comfortably in a 2' by 2' by 3' cage. I
>> have been looking into a Piocephalus but am going to do
>> more research before I commit to anything. What breeds
>> would you recommend?? Any information would be
> My vote would be a nanday or jenday conure!
> Nandy - a bit loud but cuddly & would love to be on you all
> day. They love to play with toys & take showers or a bath
> -Cool water, never hot- they also love to fly!
> Get it from a good breeder not a store.
> Look for a young bird that takes to you.
> Jenday may be a bit less noisy. But I like the nanday.
> Be sure the cage is good one -no zinc, an old cage can be
> deadly to a bird!
As we have Green Cheek Conures, I would say this would be a
great start as they are very affectionate and not very noisey.
Jendays, Blue Crown Conures. Dusky conures would be another
good choice. Good luck in your search.