Posted by dan on 4/23/09
On 4/23/09, karen wrote:
> On 4/22/09, dan wrote:
>> I have a 2 year old timneh male, who mates with my wife,
>> but only perches with me. I am his principal caregiver,
>> but it is curious how he always perches with me and never
>> with my wife, with whom he bonds with.
> Birds are flock creatures
> If you do thing correctly
> The people in the house become the flock
> Each individual has a position in the flock
> Mate, sibling, rival, leader etc.
> Depending on your ranking of the day is how you are treated
> -If you do things incorrectly the poor bird
> is among vicious predators-
> The birds rank us all
> Congratulations on letting the TAG live
> harmoniously in your home
I understand your response, but still wonder why he wouldn't
perch with both my wife and I. He almost never perches with
her. Is this a way for a highly intelligent creature to stack
the flock deck in his favor.