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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Falcon cam is back!

    Daddy falcon showed up in Harrisburg last week (momma never left) and today they turned the live camera back on. They should start nesting soon! http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/falcon/

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 03-06-2006 05:16 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lovebirds as Gifts; Maybe Not!

    Hi All I just wanted to put a Reminder on here with the run up to Xmas. We have adverts on telly here, saying "Remember Dogs are Not just for Christmas" "they are for Life". This also applies to any animal that is now suddenly flooding the market. I have been trawling through my local paper on...

    Started by bellarains‎, 05-15-2005 10:44 AM
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  3. Smile Sticky Thread Sticky: A Poem I Wrote About Our Lovebird-What Our Lovebird Taught Us About Love

    Hi this is Trixie's Mom and Perran's wife Karen. Our lovebird has taught us so much that I had to write a poem about it and thought that I would share it with you. What Our Lovebird Taught Us About Love Our little lovebird came from heaven above To teach us what we needed...

    Started by Karrie‎, 01-11-2009 07:30 PM
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  4. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Here's to a Healthy New Year!

    From Mother Earth News today: Green Household Cleaners: http://www.motherearthnews.com/green-homes/green-household-cleaners-zmaz90jazshe.aspx?newsletter=1&utm_content=12.17.12+HE&utm_campaign=2012+HE&utm_source=iPost&utm_medium=email Clean your inside air with houseplants:...

    Started by linda040899‎, 12-17-2012 09:59 AM
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    12-18-2012 09:54 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Something to keep in mind..........

    I never really realized this much, but this is something to consider when clipping your birds wings. I have always kept Pip clipped. I used to take him to be clipped at the pet store where his previous owner got him, but quickly found that when other's clip your bird, they often clip TOO much!...

    Started by Pips mom‎, 09-18-2012 10:50 AM
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    09-29-2012 08:32 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Snooty Cam (Bradenton, FL)

    Snooty, the Manatee, is probably the most well known of his kind and he now has his own cam here in FL. Feel free to visit him and become familiar with this gentle giant species. http://www.southfloridamuseum.org/Aquarium/PresentationTimes/SnootyCam/tabid/159/Default.aspx

    Started by linda040899‎, 02-11-2010 07:32 AM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Owl Cam (Momma Molly & 3 Chicks)

    From Bird Hobbyist-Breeder: Watch Max the Barn Owl owlet with mom Molly: http://www.ustream.tv/theowlbox#utm_campaigne=synclickback&source=http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/mar/21/thousands-egg-mollys-hatching-owlets-online/&medium=3034451

    Started by linda040899‎, 04-15-2010 10:06 AM
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    03-28-2012 06:22 AM Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Getting Rid of Fruit Flies!

    I don't know about anyone else, but these little creatures are not welcome anywhere in my house or aviary! Sometimes it seems like a constant battle!!! From The Daily Fix: Get Rid of Fruit Flies - DIY Life

    Started by linda040899‎, 07-23-2010 12:48 PM
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    02-22-2012 06:41 AM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Family's Pet Parrot Survives Encounter With Hawk

    Don't ever think that it can't happen to your fid! http://www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/News/Headlines/frtHEAD04080907.htm

    Started by linda040899‎, 08-11-2007 10:51 AM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: tragic story, please read.

    I received this email from a customer this morning: During the early morning hours today, my wife and I lost all 4 of our Amazons to a tragic death. We had a new GE Profile Microwave/Convection oven installed in our home after the original one in our home stopped working. At 1:30 AM my wife, not...

    Started by jimpierce‎, 05-20-2009 12:18 AM
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  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Terror of the Hawk

    http://www.brooklynparrots.com/2005/10/terror-of-hawk.html Interesting site about parrots that live in Brooklyn, NY.

    Started by linda040899‎, 10-20-2005 05:35 PM
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    10-29-2011 12:27 AM Go to last post
  12. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: 911ParrotAlert

    911ParrotAlert is setting up their own website and will no longer be part of Yahoo. The Yahoo site will remain but just as a database. If you are looking for them, look here: http://911parrotalert.com/ The Yahoo database is still currently active but that will stop once this site is complete.

    Started by linda040899‎, 03-20-2011 08:17 AM
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  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: Eagle Cam - An Update

    http://www.firstlightpower.com/eagles/default.asp The cam is currently not showing anything, as the tree where the Eagles had their nest blew down on July 27, 2008. The youngster in the nest was already able to fly so the nest was not essential for its survival. It was spotted a day later,...

    Started by linda040899‎, 11-01-2008 08:20 AM
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  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bo almost died today

    She got her head stuck in a harmless looking plastic link That came with this swing http://www.petstages.com/toyprod.asp?case=522 The link for hanging it comes with a few more of this product line . It is narrow on one end . If Greg had not been the same room with her I would be posting a very...

    Started by Bomom‎, 02-16-2007 10:10 PM
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  15. Sticky Thread Sticky: Eagle Cam


    Started by linda040899‎, 05-14-2005 04:24 PM
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  16. Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Pets and Disaster - Be Prepared

    Cross-posted with permission. I received this in my inbox today from Bird Hobbyist-Bird Breeder.

    Started by linda040899‎, 09-21-2005 08:13 PM
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  1. Look a fly.....

    Everybirdy shout at it until it leaves!!!! Now I really hate flies in the house! >:

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 06-21-2017 05:02 PM
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  2. They're lucky they're cute!

    Saturday and sunday All three of the boys decided that 6am was a good time to start making every noise they know. and the wouldn't stop until I came down. Then When I decided to take a nap in the afternoon they started up again! Linda, I'm going to send them back!!!!! :evil: (ok there's...

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 05-15-2017 05:03 PM
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  3. Lacey and Gizmo

    Good Morning Everyone, It's been quite a while since I've posted on here.... life has been keeping us busy around here. Lacey and Gizmo are both doing great. Lacey is especially busy this spring... going into dark places (closets) and chirping for me to come find her lol. I was amused at first...

    Started by mstomcat65‎, 04-28-2017 07:39 AM
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  4. The O's have taken goofieness to a new level.

    Otis has spent the last hour climbing upside down on the roof of his cage attacking all the toys hanging down. Opie has been following him around either hopping from perch to perch or climbing the sides of the cage but staying out of reach. And they've been making enough racket to wake the dead....

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 04-22-2017 08:31 AM
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  5. They're Evil! They're EVIL, I tell you!!!!!

    OK, all you lovebirds. Listen up. Bird Bird here. Tonight Miss Linda put some strange looking green worm-like creatures in my food dish!!! :eek: :eek: :eek: I've got 4 eggies that I'm sitting on and I just know those green worms are going to come after my eggies and EAT them! They're evil,...

    Started by linda040899‎, 06-04-2006 11:24 PM
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  6. Welcome to DJ's Bistro...

    Today's soup special is half eaten raisins rehydrated carrots and sunflower seed hulls! He was a busy little chef today. At least I know he's eating the raisins in his seed mix. :rofl:

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 04-03-2017 05:09 PM
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    04-07-2017 03:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Unhappy I may have made a mistake

    So I've got this beautiful little Lovebird whom is a very social little ray of sunshine. (As a result, I named him Photon) But I am beginning to thing that it was irresponsible of me to bring him home. I purchased him from a breeder back in November. I thought I was finally ready to have a...

    Started by ParkaPosy‎, 02-24-2017 07:21 PM
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    04-06-2017 09:21 AM Go to last post
  8. Bald Eagle babies.

    Our local bald eagle nest has 2 eaglets! http://www.pgc.pa.gov/Wildlife/WildlifeSpecies/BaldEagles/Pages/default.aspx

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 03-24-2017 05:16 PM
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  9. Help needed

    Hi I'm Matt. I'm completely new to this forum and would like some help. I got Rudy (Fischer) Harley (Dutch blue) a month ago they are now 5 months old and not handreared. For the first week they were very scared of me and everyone, but after spending a lot of time around them they are a lot more...

    Started by Matt‎, 01-13-2017 01:36 PM
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    03-17-2017 02:38 AM Go to last post
  10. Do it yourself coconut hut

    Hi everyone, So, today I tried making Max a little coconut hut. Didn't work out as I had hoped. This is where I failed. I read online that the best way to remove the coconut meat is to put the coconut in the oven for about 15 mins. After I drained the coconut and cut the opening, I put it in...

    Started by Maxie‎, 03-15-2017 05:08 PM
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    03-16-2017 03:04 PM Go to last post
  11. GCC wing feathers turning black

    Does anyone know why a GCC green wing feathers would be slowly turning black?

    Started by Maxie‎, 03-10-2017 01:09 PM
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  12. Strange tongue habit

    There's a little lovebird that has a strange tongue habit. He's been doing it since the owner got him. Here's a video clip of Charlie doing it...you might have to scroll down a bit to see he clip... http://abphy.com/media/BRM3RidjNuq Does anyone know why he does this?

    Started by Maxie‎, 03-03-2017 09:40 PM
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  13. I love the quiet chatter of relaxing lovebirds....

    And all three of them are doing it right now. Too bad in about 20 minutes they're going to wake up and go into a full blown riot! :rofl::rofl:

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 02-28-2017 05:01 PM
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  14. Wink Green cheek conure

    So, I was at the pet shop on Friday and fell in love with a green cheek conure. I knew I shouldn't have held him but I did and that was it. I've even named him. Romeo❤️ I know better than to make an impulsive purchase so I walked away in love. I can't get him out of my mind and I might just go...

    Started by Maxie‎, 02-27-2017 12:25 PM
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  15. Incubation

    Hi there, we have a gorgeous pair of Fisches love birds and they've been with us for about 18 mths now. They have lots of clutches but they never get to hatch as it seems that just as they are due she abandons the nest. I candled the eggs and some are fertile some blank... this is always the case....

    Started by Bonnie-Clyde‎, 02-26-2017 08:21 AM
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  16. Unhappy What Should I Do?

    I have a dilemma to solve: I am planning to join the US Navy, but what I plan on doing requires me to stay for at least 5 years. I will be allowed vacation days, of course, but to be honest I am extremely nervous about leaving my lovie Pixel for so long, the longest I've ever gone without seeing...

    Started by PixelRPG‎, 02-24-2017 01:55 PM
    dilemma, leaving, lovebirds
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  17. Pair needs new home in Tampa area

    Hello, we are in the Tampa area and are going to be moving to a new situation where sadly I cannot take the whole flock. I have a pair of masked lovebirds that I am looking for a new home for. They were not hand tame and rather timid when I got them several years ago and I have let them just stay...

    Started by lauracole‎, 02-20-2017 01:29 PM
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  18. The O's are eating their veggies...

    I just happened to glance over at the O's in time to see Otis grab a carrot, stash it in the coconut and go back and eat one out of the bowl. While he was doing that Opie came over and ate the one in the coconut. Then Otis went after a piece of arugala. that's the first time I've seen him eat...

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 02-11-2017 04:12 PM
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    02-11-2017 08:41 PM Go to last post
  19. DJ came out of the cage today.

    It took him awhile but he came out. I left both cages open while I filled veggie bowls. DJ would come out onto his balcony and start chirping to get everyone wound up, then he'd run back inside. Opie and Otis didn't even attempt to come out. Opie stood on his coconut swing and shouted at...

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 10-22-2016 04:21 PM
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    02-10-2017 03:58 PM Go to last post
  20. Opie.....

    Opie just took millet From my hands. He bit off the end of the spray and let it fall to the floor so I picked it up and was going to put it in the coconut. He flew over and took it from me. :happy: Now to get Otis to do that and I've got all three at least taking food from me.

    Started by Z28Taxman‎, 02-04-2017 01:55 PM
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    02-05-2017 07:37 PM Go to last post

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