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Last Post 21-06-2009 7:32 PM by  LIZ
Talking Grey
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Nicky Lowe
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28-02-2009 9:26 AM

    Well, we have had Jazz since Xmas eve, he was 16 weeks old when we had him, so only a baby.

    He is always doing something new, and even though he is only 6 months old, he chatters for england!!  Along with Hello, alright, you ok, and what you doing, he is starting to whistle the adams family theme tune

    He is just so comical. We took in a safehouse bird, called Freddie a week ago, and i wasn't sure how Jazz would be, but he thinks he's rambo, puffing his feathers up and strutting his stuff, but the minute Freddie, who is a Senegal, goes by him, he flies off

    We also have 2 celestes, who i thought i would have to put in an aviary, as they are not human friendly at all, and when feeding time came they would go mad.  But after some time, and moving their cage, they aren't so scared. They even went in their bath for the first time.

    Oh well, hope you don't mind me going on, just thought i would let you guys know about my birds.

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    28-02-2009 10:07 AM

    Sounds like the sennie is settling in well. Give your baby grey a cuddle from me

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    28-02-2009 10:08 AM

    It's really rewarding when the birds start to show they are happy Ruby (CAG) does that with Rico whose a White Eyed Conure, he fluffs up, she goes towards him he flies off screaming like a little girl

    pictures of the birds please

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    28-02-2009 10:43 AM
    will do, will get the other half to do it as i can't get my head round photobuck lol

    Until i spoke with Mandy, didn't know why jazz was grinding his beak, well both he and freddie do it nearly every night, i do take pride that they are content.
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    28-02-2009 11:38 AM
    will do!!
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    28-02-2009 7:02 PM
    I agree with Diane!!! pics pics pics!!!!
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    28-02-2009 7:47 PM
    It is always lovely to hear about everyone's happy birds. Don't apologize about telling us about them, we love it - but, as everyone says, we NEED pictures! LOL

    It's also lovely to hear your celestes are settling down - we know from Charlie CAG that some birds take some time to adjust.

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    28-02-2009 8:38 PM
    Thats what the forums for Nicky! We love to hear how you and the birds are doing, Jazz sounds like a right character, and anyone who knows me knows Im not that keen on those scary sneaky grey things...
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    28-02-2009 11:08 PM
    oh hollie, don't you like greys? I'm sure if you met Jazz you'd change your mind lol
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    28-02-2009 11:22 PM
    haha i agree with hollie nicola... I cant explain what it is about greys - they just make me edgy! some people are grey people, others too people etc, i guess i'm just not a grey person!
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    28-02-2009 11:30 PM
    Rick,

    You were fine with Joey - he even let you share his cookie! (Sort of.)
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    28-02-2009 11:35 PM
    it was MY cookie!!! i dint get a choice in sharing it lol! i explained my edgyness of greys to you helen! lol
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    01-03-2009 7:35 AM
    omg you guys have shocked me lol, they are beautiful birds, come on hollie, they are like men, you just have to know how to handle them lol
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    01-03-2009 7:59 AM
    Well Nicola, Im with you on this one ha ha,I have a mixture of birds, but greys have to be my main passion, closely followed by macaws.
    Rescue Manager North & Aco for Cumbria.
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    01-03-2009 1:10 PM
    uh uh, I had a grey staying overnight a few days ago and he was evil!They are sneaky little swines, they look like vultures peering down at me, Sheilas martha is the worse, no matter how many times sheila says that bird doesnt bite, shes lying, several times she has sneaked up on me and bit me!I do have a bit of a soft spot for sheilas other grey though.
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    01-03-2009 1:40 PM
    i have to agree that they can be sneaky, but thats part of their appeal lol
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    01-03-2009 8:05 PM
    I have been shell, and luckily most of them were in the outdoor aviary!!!!!!! I dont know how Shaz sleeps at night, I'd be too scared to lol!
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    01-03-2009 8:16 PM

    Look at you lot slagging off greys! tsk tsk

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    02-03-2009 1:59 AM
    we aint!!! lol u know what i mean though by some are grey people or macaw people or too people - i'm just not a grey person! in saying that... i have to clarify that i'm not a CAG person.... give me a timneh anyday!
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    02-03-2009 10:51 AM
    thanks shell x
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