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Re: Red belly question/ Cheryl

Posted by Cheryl on 5/02/05
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    On 5/02/05, KarenH wrote:
    > Actually any bird will sit on your head if you let it. Birds like to
    > sit at the hightest point they can. If there are 3 perches in a cage,
    > they sit at the hightest point, no matter what. It has nothing to do
    > with the type of bird or hormones, etc. It's just birds.
    > Karen

    Actually, that is not my experience. I know that it is true in theory,
    but this Red Belly and 1 Parrotlet are the only 2 of all I have owned
    that did this, and I have had Cockatoos, Pionus, (Pionus, due to lack
    of training, was a shoulder bird, but would never try to go to my
    head), Grey Cheeks, many smaller birds, etc.

    While caged, yes, usually, although this Red belly doesn't make a habit
    of that either, unless she is ready to go "night night", at which point
    she'll go to roost on the highest perch.

    I guess she just doesn't feel the need to be "the top bird." Who
    knows?