Thank you for your response. I'm doing a lot of homework on
each species. I particularly like the fact the Jardine can
entertain themselves some of the time as I work in the day. I
have no problem keeping the cage clean with fresh water and
their diet is okay too as I am a natural food eater mostly
myself. I appreciate your input.
On 10/05/04, Trish wrote:
> Cut and paste this into your browser window:
> Just in case it doesn't work, go to google.com and type
> in "jardines parrots about" and run a search. You will get
> a virtual ton of information.
> I'm not an expert in any particular species of parrot ~ but
> i will tell you this: *every* bird, from finches up to the
> hyacinth macaw, is going to require an exceptional amount of
> care. Cages should be cleaned daily; food should be
> checked/replinished at least twice daily (three times daily
> is better for anything larger than a budgie); water should
> be changed at least twice daily for every animal, but
> especially for birds.
> The temperament of jardines is said to be among the best of
> all hookbills; however, i would think it safe to say it's
> probably a case-by-case (individual) basis, just the same as
> it is for all birds.
> Please take the time to not only ask questions here, but to
> do your own research before considering adding a bird to the
> household. Any bird is usually a lot more responsiblity
> than the average person expects it to be .... but they're
> also well worth it!
> On 10/05/04, Laurie wrote:
>> Are the Jardine Parrotts very kind birds? I understand
>> are very sweet and do not require an exceptional amount of
>> care. Can anyone help with their temperment and their diet.
>> Thanks, Laurie