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Re: Can my Green Cheek.....

Posted by Birdmom on 5/13/08
(4) Comments

    I re-read your post and the description of your "patio". Heck,
    I will come live in a cage on your lanai - considering how
    lovely it sounds. Skitz will love it!

    >>> My Green Cheek Conure, Skittailz, is now about 5 years
    >>> old. We live in Northern Florida and the weather is
    >>> starting to get really nice. Skittailz is in a large cage
    >>> (the size used for an African Grey). I'd like to put her
    >>> outside on our covered patio (it's 10 feet by 8 feet). She
    >>> would not be subject to the sun or any harsh elements like
    >>> rain, etc...she would be fully covred as our roof line
    >>> extends about 10 feet further and then we have a deck
    >>> extension where we BBQ, have our jacuzzi, etc. I just
    >>> thought maybe she'd like to be outside whre she can smell
    >>> the fresh air, talk with the other birds and chat with the
    >>> golfers as they stroll by.
    >>> I know parrots live outside in the wild, but Skittailz has
    >>> been indoors most of her life and I was curious if it
    >>> would be hard on her to transition to being an outside
    >>> bird. We do get some cold temperatures, maybe 5 - 10 days
    >>> a year where it will drop below 32 degrees. She has a
    >>> little tent that she sleeps in to stay warm and I have a
    >>> large cage cover.
    >>> Thanks in advanced!