On 12/02/05, Hayley wrote:
> Hi, I'm new here, can I join you? My name is Hayley and I
> have just recently bought a baby Brown Head called Jackie.
> (I also own a Congo African Grey) I knew so little about
> Poicephalus parrots before because I just considered them
> wild birds (they are indigenous in this country -
> Zimbabwe) I went to a bird auction with a view to buying
> another grey and met all these hand reared Brown Heads,
> Meyers, and Cape Parrots. I had no idea what incredible
> little pets they are. Suffice to say, I bought a Brown
> Head instead of another Grey! He is so sweet, loves to be
> handled and cuddled, eats his fruit and veg (that's one up
> on my Grey!) and is just no trouble at all. He even loves
> my kids.
You will love your Brownhead parrot. They are probably the
sweetest of all the Poicephalus. What they lack in flashy
appearance they make up in personality and charm. They have
a subtle beauty of their own.
Best of luck to you with Jackie.