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Some of my birds

This is a discussion on Some of my birds within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; Aside from the orchids, I also raise parrots. This is Herbie. He is a 15 ...

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    Aside from the orchids, I also raise parrots.

    This is Herbie. He is a 15 mos old Hyacinth Macaw. These are the largest known parrot species



    Yellow mutation Red-Lored Amazons. These birds are normally green. This is the yellow form. There are about 8 of these in the world. You can see the normal colour form in one of the pictures



    Purple-bellied parrots. These are one of the rarest birds in American Aviculture with only 10 pairs.


    Blue mutation Yellow-naped Amazon. This is another very rare colour mutation of a normally green parrot.


    White-tail mutation African Grey Parrot. Another rare mutation. Normally these birds have red tails. There are 5 of these in the world!

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    they are all adorable, but that Macaw is incredible!

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    you have amazing birds and rare mutations! Well I haven't seen those mutations before so they're uncommon. I have a cockatiel, not quite as exciting ... I hope to have more birds one day

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    Boy llienluu, when you collect you don't fool around! Those birds are so unusual and gorgeous, but I too like the Macaw. His coloring is amazing!
    How do you obtain your unusual birds?

    Katie

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    So you specialize in color mutated birds? Very Pricey. And a Hyacinth Macaw, another exceptional bird. Nice collection. I am into birds, but I view them in the wild. Have you ever seen any of the birds you keep in the wild? Nothing so stunning as a flock of Macaws or Toucans in flight!

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    I once found an african grey in the desert. He hopped about a mile over a mountian and through cactus to my house.

    The hyacinth is quite majestic! Thanks for showing. Are your orchids as rare as your birds?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    So you specialize in color mutated birds? Very Pricey. And a Hyacinth Macaw, another exceptional bird. Nice collection. I am into birds, but I view them in the wild. Have you ever seen any of the birds you keep in the wild? Nothing so stunning as a flock of Macaws or Toucans in flight!
    Yup. I used to visit my aunt in Australia. It was incredible to see the flocks of parrots...lories, cockatoos, rosellas, etc. fly through her property every day!

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    Oh wow. Your birds are so beautiful! Just wait till Gin gets on and sees this thread! Lien, I have a blue and gold macaw. He is so adorable. I bet you get tons of joy from being with your birds.

    Cheers,
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    You have quite the collection of everything! I just love the blue bird. I used to have an African Grey. He was my little buddy! I had him for about 15 years, and he died when I was over seas in the Army. I haven't beeen able to bring myself to get another one yet. What alot of people don't understand is how smart they are! Like a 3 year child! We just got 2 new kitties that are Hemmingways. Once we tame them a little more I will post some pics.

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    WOW! Those are amazing! I loove the purple bellied with that flat head sooo cute - don't think our cat would be to impressed with having a bird for a younger brother... Ooooh btw. we're getting a kitty on th 28th - a norwegiean forrest cat (kinda like main coon..) since we lost our yungest cat over christmas He had a heart disorder and died in my grilfriends arms on the way to the animal hospital - quite emotional - so now we are reallyl looking forward to picking the new guy up.

    Christian

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