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by laine
Mon Nov 01, 2010 3:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Another new word
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Another new word

Smokey is saying something else. He now is saying 'baby'. It sounds more like 'bebe' but definately saying baby, Sooooo cute. It's funny, Smokey has been a unique pet in that he is so bonded to me yet a friend to everyone in the family. He understands what we say to him and responds accordingly. He ...
by laine
Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey's has a new phrase
Replies: 14
Views: 1175

Re: Smokey's has a new phrase

Smokey is saying something else. He now is saying 'baby'. It sounds more like 'bebe' but definately saying baby, Sooooo cute. It's funny, Smokey has been a unique pet in that he is so bonded to me yet a friend to everyone in the family. He understands what we say to him and responds accordingly. He ...
by laine
Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:50 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Petting IRN
Replies: 8
Views: 1324

Re: Petting IRN

Smokey loves a really long massage/scratch and pat. He demands to be patted while I watch tv. He loves it when I watch a long movie as he will be rubbed for as long as I am willing to do it. :lol: It has, however, taken a few years to develop the bond and trust, I suppose, for Smokey to like this. N...
by laine
Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:13 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Talking w/ your bird and training to talk
Replies: 3
Views: 461

Re: Talking w/ your bird and training to talk

I talk to, and treat, Smokey like a family member. There are lots of things he doesn't say however, he knows what I am saying. If I say "where's your ball" or "get your ball" he goes and gets it so we can play ball. I ask him if he wants garlic bread and he always nods his head before I give him som...
by laine
Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:00 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Earrings
Replies: 1
Views: 282

Earrings

I have had my ears pierced just about forever !!! :lol: However, 4 years ago, Smokey was 1 year old, he went through a stage where he was always pulling at my sleepers and they kept breaking. One time he pulled at them, pulled them out of my ear and made quite a mess of my earlobe. It took so long f...
by laine
Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: facebook
Replies: 23
Views: 2609

Re: facebook

I clicked like on this page - Nice to see it there
by laine
Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: facebook
Replies: 23
Views: 2609

Re: facebook

pinkdevil wrote:laine, I tried to look for you but there are soooo many of you on fb. :lol:

lenny_hayes is that the same name as on fb?

Elaine Hilton - location Caroline Springs Vic Australia
OR:
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000931391398
by laine
Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey's has a new phrase
Replies: 14
Views: 1175

Re: Smokey's has a new phrase

bec - sounds like he is one funny bird.
by laine
Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:29 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey's has a new phrase
Replies: 14
Views: 1175

Re: Smokey's has a new phrase

Ha ha ha..it's in his head...i promise..i have had Archimedes for almost 6 or 7 years and he forgets but he does say them again.. it's what the others said--it's the flavor of the moment. :wink: Best Wishes, IMRAN-C You were right Imran. :D This weekend Smokey has started saying things he hasn't sa...
by laine
Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:22 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Funny new choice of toy for Smokey
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Funny new choice of toy for Smokey

Hey man i like you and your bird, got nothing against you but the freedom of your b ird. You should keep ur bathroom door always closed cuz once your bird lands in your toilet water, then will drown. :shock: Thanks for your concern, however, I am responsible enough to ALWAYS keep my bird safe. The ...
by laine
Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:54 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey and my new pj's
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Smokey and my new pj's

The other night I did my usual nightly routine. The only difference, after my shower, I put on new pj's. Smokey always comes to the bathroom with me each night - he loves it. When he watched me getting dressed and put on my new pj's his reaction was so funny. Over and over he kept saying to me "what...
by laine
Sun Aug 29, 2010 4:14 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: facebook
Replies: 23
Views: 2609

Re: facebook

Yes I am on facebook. Elaine HIlton Please feel free to add me to your friends list.
by laine
Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Do IRN's have to be only around their owner to bond?
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Re: Do IRN's have to be only around their owner to bond?

Hi, My IRN is in the lounge room. There is one rule, I am the only one who lets him out. (had problem with a previous bird :( ) Smokey is completely bonded to me and will not let me go anywhere in the house without him, however, he loves my son who is 19. Dale has taught him games and tricks and he ...
by laine
Sun Aug 08, 2010 4:23 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Funny new choice of toy for Smokey
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Funny new choice of toy for Smokey

Smokey has found the strangest new toy in the house. A toilet roll !! If he goes into the bathroom (he flies to my bedroom and then to my ensuite which includes a 2nd toilet) he sits on the towel rail, stretches across and pulls the toilet roll off the holder. He then flies to the floor, positions t...
by laine
Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey's has a new phrase
Replies: 14
Views: 1175

Smokey's has a new phrase

Smokey has started saying "what's the matter?" It's so cute. He doesn't, generally, have very clear speech but this is quite clear. I love it. Strange thing though, he has stopped saying 'What you doin'. This was never very clear, I just knew what he was trying to say. Has he perhaps stopped this be...
by laine
Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:07 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: my parrot has a phobia
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: my parrot has a phobia

Funny things they all are. Smokey doesn't like alluminium foil. So if I am preparing dinner (or anything I when need to line an oven tray with foil) he goes nuts. His screaming and squwaking is unbearable. He also doesn't like me holding a ruler - no idea why it's not as if he has ever been hurt by ...
by laine
Tue Jul 13, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Carrot?
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Re: Carrot?

Smokey loves carrots but he only likes them when they have been cooked and are soft. In fact he loves anything I eat LOL
by laine
Sat May 22, 2010 12:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: talking ability
Replies: 10
Views: 1596

Re: talking ability

Hi, Smokey is 4 1/2 years old male. His "talking" is not very clear as he tends to copy my tones rather than pronounce clear words. I have tried very hard to get him to talk well but it hasn't happened. The only words he says properly are 'Pretty bird' and calling out for my partner Brett he says 'B...
by laine
Sat May 15, 2010 6:35 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: pinkdevil this is for you :O)
Replies: 12
Views: 1651

Re: pinkdevil this is for you :O)

Your birds are awsome. Love the babies and your grey.
by laine
Sat May 15, 2010 6:31 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: New Vid of Archimedes
Replies: 8
Views: 1733

Re: New Vid of Archimedes

Archimedes is beautiful. Smokey enjoys watching too. We always search you tube for bird videos. It keeps Smokey amused. :lol:
by laine
Sat May 15, 2010 6:17 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Different personalities
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Different personalities

I went to a pet shop the other day and there was a cage with 3 ringnecks. All beautiful however displayed completely different personalities even though they were so young. Two were blue and one was grey. My son and I watched these birds for a good 10 - 15 minutes and the entire time the grey was co...
by laine
Sat May 15, 2010 6:05 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello! New member/new owner
Replies: 7
Views: 618

Re: Hello! New member/new owner

They look beautiful. Glad you are making some progress.
by laine
Sat May 15, 2010 6:02 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from cm and Jeri
Replies: 3
Views: 420

Re: Hello from cm and Jeri

Welcome back. I am glad someone else's bird clucks. Smokey clucks, especially when he's having a rub/scratch/pat.
by laine
Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:28 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Closet talker/whistler
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: Closet talker/whistler

Smokey is somewhat of a closet talker. I believe he chats to himself to occupy his time till I am around. I have, in a way, proven this by leaving him in his cage and hiding in a nearby room. Also if he wakes before me he will amuse himself with chatter/whistles but as soon as he hears movement he j...
by laine
Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:32 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Funny story - I don't believe he did this but it's true
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Funny story - I don't believe he did this but it's true

Every night I make a warm drink and have a gingernut biscuit or 2. :wink: Every night I share with Smokey. I dunk the biscuit, blow on it to cool then pass it to him to take a bite. He looooooooves it. He likes his biscuits softened - I know I spoilt him :oops: . Anyway;- Tonight I didn't have ginge...
by laine
Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey the TV star
Replies: 17
Views: 1249

Re: Smokey the TV star

I didn't win the $10,000 but hey, I was glad he got on TV and I will get $500. I will just have to send in another one :lol:
by laine
Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey the TV star
Replies: 17
Views: 1249

Re: Smokey the TV star

The winner of $10,000 is announced this Saturday during the show. Fingers & wings crossed. Only 2 more sleeps. We are so excited. Have to keep reminding myself not to get my hopes up too much otherwise I will be too disappointed if I don't win. Anyhow, I have already won $500 just for getting it on ...
by laine
Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey the TV star
Replies: 17
Views: 1249

Re: Smokey the TV star

http://channelnine.ninemsn.com.au/video ... aid=287164

I hope this link works. There is a short commercial first then the video plays.
by laine
Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey the TV star
Replies: 17
Views: 1249

Re: Smokey the TV star

If you go to the website of australia's funniest home video show and click on the tab : finalist
you can view it. I have tried to find a link but I am not sure what to do.
by laine
Sat Mar 20, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey the TV star
Replies: 17
Views: 1249

Re: Smokey the TV star

Yeay, this is so exciting :D :D :D :D

I think all the attention has gone to his head already He has started making celebrity demands. Extra pats, nuts, and demanding I peel his apples from now on :o . :lol: :lol:
by laine
Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Light fixation.. (o _ O) Is It Normal??
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Re: Light fixation.. (o _ O) Is It Normal??

Hi, Smokey likes to look at the lights also. He always has. Not as much now but still does it. We have those new energy saver globes in our house but if he catches sight or remembers they are up there, he will just watch. Smokey is now 4 1/2 years old. Sorry can't answer why but just to let you know...
by laine
Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Smokey the TV star
Replies: 17
Views: 1249

Smokey the TV star

Yes that's right Smokey is going to be on TV All Australian viewers watch Australia's Funniest Home Videos tomorrow night on channel 9(Saturday 20th March at 6.30pm) Smokey is going to be on it. Please watch and if he gets into the final 4 for the prize PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEA...
by laine
Tue Mar 09, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Which uses more energy - walking or flying?
Replies: 3
Views: 469

Which uses more energy - walking or flying?

Does anyone know if a bird uses more energy flying or walking? The reason I ask is I have a long hallway leading from the front to the back of the house. Most times Smokey will fly after me but sometimes it amazes me that he will choose to waddle all the way. Wouldn't it be quicker to fly? I notice ...
by laine
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Look what my ringie can do now. :o))))
Replies: 11
Views: 1413

Re: Look what my ringie can do now. :o))))

Very cute and clever little bird. Beautiful color too.
by laine
Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Update On Smokey Attacking Me When I'm On The Mobile Phone
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: Update On Smokey Attacking Me When I'm On The Mobile Phone

Hi, Smokey is now just over 4 years old. He has changed quite alot since the photo in my avatar. (Should up date it hey? lol). I have been through many ups and downs with him but over the years we have a very special bond. Smokey does the funny dance to me - he looooooooves me. He also tries to feed...
by laine
Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Update On Smokey Attacking Me When I'm On The Mobile Phone
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Update On Smokey Attacking Me When I'm On The Mobile Phone

Well, it has been a few weeks and I have finally stopped the attacks. I practiced with the phone ringing and going to another room and closing the door. He didn't like this at all - Mum on the phone and in another room. Didn't take too long and he seemed to get the idea. If he attacks me while I am ...
by laine
Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Alex on Youtube =)
Replies: 4
Views: 843

Re: Alex on Youtube =)

I am glad you shared that. Now I don't feel so alone. LOL. Smokey does exactly that to my hands and toes. :oops: Poor thing, he needs a girlfriend.
by laine
Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Smokey's started attacking me
Replies: 11
Views: 1008

Re: Smokey's started attacking me

Thanks Imran, There are a few good suggestions there. Yes, Smokey is fully flighted. He is also very attached to me, so as soon as I even look like making a move, if he is not already hanging around me, he will fly really fast to my shoulder. (Very much like a child yelling out "Mum where are you go...
by laine
Fri Dec 04, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Smokey's started attacking me
Replies: 11
Views: 1008

Re: Smokey's started attacking me

Ha ha! i had to laugh. I would maybe relocate his cage, or you can keep your phones on vibrate. 8) EDIT:You should browse the internet for a fake cell phone to purchase and put it in Smokeys cage! This is not a solution. Smokey id always out of his cage when I am home, therefore the location of the...
by laine
Fri Dec 04, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Question about Cockateil behaviour
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: Question about Cockateil behaviour

Thanks Bec, That was what we were thinking. She was alone all day and the excitement of Dale coming home was great for her. Now he is just there all day and she knows it. She is happy to be in the same room, just leave me alone - so to speak. Hopefully she will readjust and play more. She hasn't lai...
by laine
Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:06 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Smokey's started attacking me
Replies: 11
Views: 1008

Smokey's started attacking me

Yes, that's right. My very loveable Smokey has started attacking me. It is, however, only when I am on the mobile phone. He flies to the phone as soon as it starts ringing, so obviously he's there first. He bites my fingers, ears and the phone trying to get it off me. Tonight he bit my neck trying t...
by laine
Fri Dec 04, 2009 3:12 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Question about Cockateil behaviour
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Question about Cockateil behaviour

My 18 y.o. son, Dale, has a female cockateil about 2 years old now and has had her from a baby. She is not very social but loves my son. She hates everyone else. She will choose when it's time to interact with Dale and he doesn't seem able to be in charge, to put it simply. He is very good with her,...
by laine
Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Toes
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Toes

It's hot and I am bare footed at home. Smokey has taken a liking to my toes. Not biting - loving. He is fully flighted yet he has been running round on the floor after my toes. Sometimes I worry so much about him being on the floor, especially in high traffic rooms, that i quickly put on a pair of s...
by laine
Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:49 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: WOW I love the new colors for the site
Replies: 0
Views: 629

WOW I love the new colors for the site

Awesome color choice. I love it. Best job so far. Don't change it now, it's perfect. :D :D
by laine
Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: How time flies!
Replies: 1
Views: 651

How time flies!

It doesn't seem 5 minutes since my one and only son started kindy, then primary school. Before I knew it he was having his grade 6 graduation and going to secondary colledge. On Friday night, my baby now 18, graduated from secondary school having successfully completed year 12. I was so proud as he ...
by laine
Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Cranky Green Grocer Thinks I Am A Nut Case
Replies: 4
Views: 1381

Cranky Green Grocer Thinks I Am A Nut Case

Every 2 days I go to the green grocer near work and buy just a small variety of fresh fruit. I must annoy them cos it's generally 2 apples, 3 bananas (1 for smokey & 2 for me), a few grapes (you get the idea). I have always thought that the grocer must think I buy them for my lunch. Any way the othe...
by laine
Sun Oct 11, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: jealous behaviour not seen before
Replies: 1
Views: 286

jealous behaviour not seen before

Just to recap for those who don't know: Smokey is 100% my bird - to the extreem. I am Mum / Mate / Friend. Smokey is, however, very friendly with the rest of the family for varying different reasons - everyone has their purpose according to Smokey. This particular behaviour relates to my 18 year old...
by laine
Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Girlfriend for Smokey?
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Re: Girlfriend for Smokey?

Thanks Lauren, that has given me alot to think about. Since posting this I, quite surprisingly, came across the girl who I bought Smokey from. She is not a breeder, just the girl who used to work at the pet shop I got him from, however, she knows alot about birds. I asked her opinion and she said al...
by laine
Tue Sep 22, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Girlfriend for Smokey?
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Girlfriend for Smokey?

I have been considering getting a girlfriend for Smokey. He is almost 4, very spoilt, very bonded to me, but very friendly. If I decide to do it how old should the new one be, or should I get a baby? Is there a chance Smokey will turn away from me and want to be with the new bird instead? Is he too ...
by laine
Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:53 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Is he being naughty or is he clever?
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

I found out what tiggers off the behaviour for Smokey in the mornings, when I need to leave for work. I have told you all before that I have a digital photo frame for Smokey that plays a movie of me talking to him while I am work. I say all the things I know he likes to hear and the things I want hi...
by laine
Fri Sep 04, 2009 3:52 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Too attached?
Replies: 3
Views: 536

I agree, he loves you. Smokey is out of his cage if I am home. I am told that every time he hears a car he starts squawking (as if he's saying "she's home, she's home") and of course he won't stop when I do come home from work etc until I let him out. I find myself giving him excuses if I don't let ...
by laine
Sun Aug 23, 2009 2:25 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: The Things I have to Cover
Replies: 14
Views: 1527

What a familiar story. I have to either cover or put away the following things: Car keys with remote alarms on them Mobile Phones GPS Wallets and purses - he removes money as well as chews the wallet My handbag Pens Computer mouse TV remote - ours is touch screen and he changes channel if we don't c...
by laine
Sun Aug 23, 2009 2:11 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Skittles likes cereal!!! (also, everyone thinks I'm crazy)
Replies: 9
Views: 1371

That is a funny story and one I can relate to on many parts. Firstly Smokey loves cereal, especially porridge and cornflakes. He prefers to eat from the bowl himself especially when I have porridge as I get the Uncle Toby's flavoured porridge and he loves picking out the fruit bits before eating the...
by laine
Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Is he being naughty or is he clever?
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

Is he being naughty or is he clever?

It may also be that my routine is far too much the same, however, in a morning I am finding it increasingly difficult to get Smokey back into his cage so I can go to work. He is fully flighted and seems to know when it's time to go. He flies round the house and I literally have to bribe him to get i...
by laine
Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:51 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: A book you have to read
Replies: 0
Views: 577

A book you have to read

As bird lovers, I imagine everyone is familiar with Alex the African grey research bird. There are lots of clips on you tube. I have recently read the book Alex and Me, the story of Alex and Irene Pepperberg, owner/scientist. Having a bird makes it easy to visualize the scenarios in the book. You ca...
by laine
Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: haven't been here in ages - sorry
Replies: 2
Views: 680

haven't been here in ages - sorry

Sorry haven't been here in ages. Life has just been busy and one day blends into the next. Before i know it a whole month has passed me by. Update on my family - My son turned 18 in May - All grown up now and driving ( a real car LOL ) didn't seem that long ago he was riding a plastic tricycle LOL S...
by laine
Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Too clever
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Too clever

Sometimes I just don't give Smokey credit for intelligence. He has started to fly to the kitchen, he sits on top of the biscuit container which is on the kitchen bench. He then yells out. Sometimes its just squalking and other times he will call out my partners name Brett (Breeeeet) and then he knoc...
by laine
Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Are your Irn's wings clipped?
Replies: 46
Views: 17458

I used to have Smokey's wings clipped but for the first time this year I have let them grow and not clipped them. The reason I decided this is because he flies to me, follows me and seems to have such a good time. I, fortunately, can call him and he will come to me. If I can't find him I call out &q...
by laine
Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: What are your bird's names?
Replies: 30
Views: 29262

Smokey - because of his grey color
by laine
Sat Feb 14, 2009 3:16 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Why does he do this?
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Thanks Fah, I understand what you are saying. It makes sense as he likes me to play with him and I see how the computer mouse could be seen as threat to the attention I give him. Maybe he sees my hand on the mouse and is jealous? He is flighted and is very good at coming to me, not afraid of my hand...
by laine
Sat Feb 14, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Why does he do this?
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Why does he do this?

Smokey has a thing for my computer mouse. Now its not just the love he sometimes displays to it if I am using it I need to keep my hand firmly on it at all times, otherwise, as quick as a flash, he picks it up by the wheel and throws it on the floor. If I forget to hide it while not on my computer I...
by laine
Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: what is your birds fav toy
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Same as above, Smokey likes all my stuff LOL. He loves mobile phones, cameras, computers, I think you get the idea. LOL Out of the toys I have bought him he like balls. He loves to throw them around and run after them. He also has some gold bells (I think they are left over from one christmas LOL) a...
by laine
Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:41 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: We are still here
Replies: 10
Views: 1561

Gorgeous photos and I loved the video too.
by laine
Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:33 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: photos now here in photo forum
Replies: 7
Views: 698

They are beautiful
by laine
Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:32 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: What do you think?
Replies: 1
Views: 321

What do you think?

Smokey loves me and I adore him as well. He also thinks I am his mate. When I am in the lounge room - where his cage and playground is - he often sits with me or on my shoulder or he is happy to be on his own cage or playground, just as long as I am in the room. If I stand up and leave the room he q...
by laine
Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:42 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: another awwwwwww moment.
Replies: 11
Views: 2010

That is so cute. He/she obviously loves the attention.
by laine
Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:26 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to this...Meet Simon
Replies: 2
Views: 721

Hi Kimberly, you will find some fabulous information and ideas on diet under the diet and housing link in this forum. Sorry I can't help you with the feather problem but I am sure someone here may have some ideas for you. Hope all goes well
Elaine
by laine
Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Battle of wills
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Although Smokey is generally very good at going back to his cage without a treat, lately at night he won't go to bed. As soon as he sees I am packing up my laptop he runs behind his cage, where he knows I can't get him. It is funny because he drops his head right down and starts running. He is fully...
by laine
Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Territorial!
Replies: 14
Views: 933

Smokey is quite territorial, but is this because he is an only bird? LOL I am aloud to touch his toys and cage sometimes, but if anyone else does there is hell to play. He will literally yell at the top of his voice and call out "WHAT YOU DOING" Even if he it not playing with his toys, if ...
by laine
Wed Jan 14, 2009 4:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Average size and weight
Replies: 7
Views: 6025

Thanks for your replies. I have been able to properly measure and weigh him. He is 116 grams and 40 cm head to tip of tail. From what you say, he is in the average size range. Is that right? Thanks
by laine
Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Average size and weight
Replies: 7
Views: 6025

Average size and weight

Hi all and happy new year Smokey is just over 3 years old now - sometime in November he turned 3 but I don't know the exact date. I bought him on 17th January and was told he was about 8 weeks old. Anyway, does anyone know approximately how much he should weigh and how big/long he should measure. Co...
by laine
Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:24 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: my poor little baby
Replies: 6
Views: 2029

So sorry for your loss. I know what it is like to lose a much loved fid. Hold on to your nice thoughts of your little friend. I am sure your little baby knew you loved him/her.
by laine
Mon Jan 05, 2009 2:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Does your IRN like to be petted?
Replies: 16
Views: 1999

Smokey loves to be petted. He loves a head to tail stroke at any time but when he is sleepy he loves his belly tickled and then he drops his head to be scratched at the back of his neck. All while this is happening he makes soft little cooing noises. He doesn't like to be petted if he is busy . Smok...
by laine
Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:31 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Well its about time for a visit - Squeak! He's 3 now!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1511

He is gorgeous.
My Smokey is now also 3 (November some time). I don't know the exact date so I celebrate day he came home with me on January 17th.
by laine
Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:32 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: fruit or veggies
Replies: 12
Views: 1518

Smokey loves apples, grapes, banana and mango. He will eat anything else as long as I eat it first !!!! :lol: :lol: He will eat fruit in the morning and only eat vegies at dinner time with me at night - I think he believes he is human :lol: He also loves walnuts as a special treat.
by laine
Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: yelling at foot!
Replies: 5
Views: 681

Smokey doesn't growl or yell at his foot, however, sometimes when he is really sleepy he will lift up his left foot (always the left) and look at it adoringly, give it a little pedicure then admire it again before going to sleep. As for the banging the beak on the cage, he does this also. He to does...
by laine
Sat Nov 29, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: My little girl is.....................................
Replies: 17
Views: 1411

Oh, she is so cute and adorable, makes me want one.
by laine
Sat Nov 29, 2008 2:32 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Mirror in cage
Replies: 8
Views: 2243

Smokey doesn't have a mirror in his cage but he enjoys time in front of the mirror as a treat. I call the mirror "The pretty bird". I say to Smokey, "do you want to play with the pretty bird" - he gets really excited, nods his head and starts saying pretty bird. Sometimes I give ...
by laine
Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Requiring advice about flying!
Replies: 15
Views: 1339

Hi Janet, I have always had Smokey's wings clipped. He follows me everywhere. He is now 3 years old and for the first time, I have not had his wings clipped. He loves to be in the same room as me, so as soon as I leave, he flies after me. He doesn't fly away from me, generally, unless he gets a sudd...
by laine
Mon Oct 27, 2008 2:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: sore wing - he's not happy
Replies: 2
Views: 520

I don't think he has got anything stuck, however, since he pulled out this little end bit of a feather he seems to have settled a little bit. The area of the wing is still slightly tender but this morning he let me pat him there and didn't get too stressed about it. He has stopped screeching out and...
by laine
Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: sore wing - he's not happy
Replies: 2
Views: 520

sore wing - he's not happy

Smokey has been molting alot - feathers everywhere. He has always had his wings clipped but this year I have decided to let them grow. He doesn't fly away from me, in fact he flies to me when I leave the room we are in - it's really gorgeous and this has been the reason I am not going to get him cli...
by laine
Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:08 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Change in behaviour
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Change in behaviour

It may be nothing but Smokey's behaviour has changed the last couple of days. Normally he follows me everywhere or he hangs around me as if he is an extention of me. If he is on his playground or cage and I get up to leave the room, he will quickly fly to me, almost in a panic. We joke about it beca...
by laine
Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:49 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Lola apologizes!
Replies: 3
Views: 1449

Aww. That was such a gorgeous story. It must have been funny to watch. These moments are priceless aren't they? :lol:
by laine
Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Welcome back forum. :)
Replies: 13
Views: 2045

Oh No, Not again but glad all is ok again, I have been too scared to log in just in case it was someone trying to hack my computer. Hope it doesn't happen again.
by laine
Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Welcome back forum. :)
Replies: 13
Views: 2045

Whilst I am glad it was a problem with this site, I was freaking out that someone had hacked into my computer. Glad all is ok now. :lol:
by laine
Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:56 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Uh-oh!
Replies: 5
Views: 925

congratulations for you little girl. Smokey doesn't really dislike any colors except my grey Gym ball. I don't know if its the ball or the grey but either way he freaks when I bring it out.
by laine
Sun Oct 05, 2008 2:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: What colour is your IRN
Replies: 7
Views: 1665

Smokey is almost 3 years old now and he is grey. He has a lovely black and white ring.
by laine
Sat Oct 04, 2008 3:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Ringnecks and study doesn't mix Grrrrrrr
Replies: 7
Views: 919

LOL, that's funny. I have certainly watched all my drinks for the rest of today LOL :lol:
by laine
Sat Oct 04, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Ringnecks and study doesn't mix Grrrrrrr
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Ringnecks and study doesn't mix Grrrrrrr

I love Smokey to death and I know he loves me more - he is obsessed with me at the moment. This, however, is funny now, but not at the time. I am studying and have to adapt to Smokey making love to my right hand and also my ears whilst I try to consentrate. If he is not doing that he is on my laptop...
by laine
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Just wanted to share!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 695

That's really cute. I know what you mean, I have spoilt Smokey even more as he shares my plate and anything else I eat (as long as he is allowed to have it of course.) If I put him in his cage when I am home, he squawks so loud its unbearable. The equation is Elaine at home = Smokey out of cage. Whe...
by laine
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:44 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: What's The Best Time For A Bath?
Replies: 11
Views: 1800

Smokey has set days, and these he has chosen himself LOL - I am not kidding here. He bathes in his big bath which is outside his cage on Friday and Sunday. As I work long hours, I am not sure if he bathes in his drinking water during the day. I am home Friday, Saturday and Sunday and that's when he ...
by laine
Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:07 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Which is better?
Replies: 3
Views: 528

I have always had Smokey clipped but because of time and money I haven't been to the vet for a while to get him clipped again. His feathers haven't completely grown but enough to fly around the house and fly up from the ground. He flies around looking for me if he doesn't see which way I walked. It ...
by laine
Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:36 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: My talking IRN
Replies: 9
Views: 2618

I loved it. Smokey loved it too. He was trying to talk back to w-boy. Smokey also says what you doin and loved it when he heard it. :lol:
by laine
Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:30 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Lola wanted to show you..
Replies: 12
Views: 1352

So cool. :D
by laine
Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:28 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: I love you egg!
Replies: 7
Views: 1649

Congratualations. That sounds so cute. :lol:
by laine
Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:33 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Left Footed vs Right Footed
Replies: 6
Views: 964

Hmmm. This could be quite an interesting study. Smokey definately eats with his right foot however I have taught him to do a high 5 with his left. He waves with his right, but once again, it was taught. As far as talking, he mimics the tone of my voice well and for the most, this is how I know what ...
by laine
Mon Aug 11, 2008 3:08 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Now on a lighter side. not my vid but ..
Replies: 1
Views: 1061

That is a gorgeous video. Smokey does many similar things. He likes to follow the mouse pointer on the computer, find things hidden, play games and just hang out. They are an awsome companion.
by laine
Sun Aug 10, 2008 1:25 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Where'd she go???
Replies: 5
Views: 1390

I could actually picture that. I wish you had got it on camera as it was really funny. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by laine
Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Pics of my new baby
Replies: 6
Views: 1623

I love the photos, so cute.
by laine
Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: This is my Green Goblin
Replies: 8
Views: 1240

They are great photos. Looks like he has a great day. I must say how nice it was to see someone else that has trouble reading the newspaper. In fact anything I try to read ends up like that - books, junk mail, newspaper, letters anything. :lol:
by laine
Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: How do IRN's like to sleep?
Replies: 4
Views: 1017

Smokey loves his toys - and everyone elses for that matter. Zeke however, my son's cockateil, hates toys. We have bought and made so many different things for him but he looks at you as if he's saying "you don't honestly expect me to play with that do you?" It's as if toys are beneath him....
by laine
Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Tail wagging
Replies: 3
Views: 1334

Smokey wags his tail after a bath, have to move or you get wet too . The other times are the same as what Fah said, when waking, after a play and sometimes after a poo. Sometimes he will do it when he has accomplished something eg climbs somewhere he knows he shouldn't be . It's like he is really pr...
by laine
Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Is 'she' doing what I think 'she' is?!
Replies: 4
Views: 827

Smokey loves cupboards and drawers as well. I thought it was my cooky bird . The drawer he loves the most is in the coffee table but then he knows that's where we hide the tv remote, the mobiles, the car keys etc . If this drawer is even slightly ajar he will try for ages to open it. He persists for...
by laine
Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Shocking way to end my day (don't panic - not bird related)
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Thanks for your good wishes. Today, Friday, is my day off so I have spent the morning organising for my car to be towed and the insurance. The next step is to arrange a hire car, the insurance covers this for one week for a repair. The repairer said that he thinks the car is repairable. The most dam...
by laine
Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:00 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Shocking way to end my day (don't panic - not bird related)
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Neither of us were hurt. My car is insured. The trailor was parked on the road, but not much room between the car I saw and avoided and the trailor on the other side. That's why I hit it. The trailor also didn't have any lights on it or any visible reflectors. That section of our court is quite dark...
by laine
Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:40 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Shocking way to end my day (don't panic - not bird related)
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Shocking way to end my day (don't panic - not bird related)

Mondays is the day I finish early - 5pm - as I take my son to guitar lessons in the evening. (Tuesday - Thursday I work 9am - 8pm & have Friday off). So tonight was no different to any other Monday. We drove out of the driveway at 7pm, however, there was a car on the left hand side of the road. ...
by laine
Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Ace Pictures to Share (LOTS!)
Replies: 5
Views: 1039

Wow he is lovely. He reminds me of Smokey when he was a baby. :D
by laine
Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: My 2 year old holds Ace for the first time!
Replies: 10
Views: 1545

That is so sweet. I love the photo of them kissing, so sweet.
by laine
Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:32 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: IRN Bonding, He likes my hands too much!
Replies: 3
Views: 818

I am glad someone else has this same situation. Smokey loves my right hand and in particular the middle 2 fingers. I have rings on them and have tried taking the rings off as I thought it was the rings he liked. It doesn't matter, he loves my fingers on this hand. He also nips a bit sometimes if I m...
by laine
Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: He keeps scrapping his beak
Replies: 8
Views: 1239

Smokey grinds his beak. It always happens whilst he's going to sleep. One of his most favorite places to do it is on my laptop. I am on the internet (either ebay or here LOL) he sits in the top left corner - ALWAYS - He puffs up, goes all fat & fluffy, ginds his beak and drifts of to sleep. Some...
by laine
Fri Jul 18, 2008 3:17 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: sleeping on one leg...
Replies: 13
Views: 2703

Smokey is really funny when he sleeps. He tucks his foot right in and seems like he squats his body. If he goes to sleep on my hand or knee I really feel his body weight get heavier and heavier as he falls into a deeper sleep. When he is asleep he either likes or lets me rub his beak. I am sure he l...
by laine
Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: untame Indian Ringneck - caught for winter. need advice
Replies: 56
Views: 6738

Hi Dan, what a gorgeous boy you have there. You said you feel he is bored and lonely. Have you got toys for him to play with. MIrrors can help although everyone has a different opinion about them. These birds do like to play and throw things around, great toys that he can chew on, plastic balls he c...
by laine
Thu Jul 17, 2008 1:27 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: does he sense i'm not well?
Replies: 2
Views: 578

does he sense i'm not well?

This week I have been off work due to an incredibly sore throat and I lost my voice. I haven't been able to talk to Smokey, other than a little whisper and I feel sorry for him cos he keeps trying to talk to me and isn't getting an answer. He sits on my knee or shoulder and says 'good boy ' like he'...
by laine
Thu Jul 17, 2008 1:18 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: its over
Replies: 115
Views: 9533

Soooo sorry to hear about Tango. Keep looking out for her as you never know what may happen. Hugs and thoughts to you xxx
by laine
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:55 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Huby's cousin Hugo the IRN
Replies: 18
Views: 2636

Wow what awsome wings. They are great shots of a beautifully colored bird. He is a stunner. I love the colors and the flight pics
by laine
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:52 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Haha! Marley is MOLDING!!
Replies: 3
Views: 838

That is so sweet. It also makes me feel better as Smokey does the same thing - always rubs up against a colored blocks after a bath and comes out looking like a rainbow!!! :lol: He also gets green and red spots on his face. Looks like an attempt at makeup.
by laine
Sat Jun 14, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Don't leave your wallet lying around!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 3047

laine, at what age he start talking? hm, last nite, when he was in my room, i wall asleep, only wake up finding my 100 dollar note torn apart and it was full of holes.... he took away my 100 dollar !!!!!!arrrrrrrrrrrr Smokey chats alot but not everything is very clear. Its more of the tone of my vo...
by laine
Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Good Boy!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1700

And he is a good boy. How proud he is of himself :lol:
by laine
Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:32 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Don't leave your wallet lying around!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 3047

Re: Smokey

Laine, when my husband came home he had his wallet out and I got it I said can we teach cupcake to take money out of your wallet I told him about your video he said no we don't need to do that cupcake will hide money then we can't find it Can you always find your money that cute smokey gets? How ol...
by laine
Tue Jun 03, 2008 4:02 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Don't leave your wallet lying around!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 3047

Re: Where's the Money?

So cute I really enjoyed the wallet video How long did it take you to learn him that trick? Also your bird is a very pretty color too Thank you. I love him so obviously i think he's gorgeous too I honestly didn't teach him to take money out of the wallet. He loves money and watches us like a hawk w...
by laine
Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:25 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Don't leave your wallet lying around!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 3047

Poor Smokey is now so confused. I spent today trying to get him on camera with the wallet, so he was allowed to keep playing with it. Now that the mission is accomplished, the wallet keeps getting taken away. poor thing can't work it out - first you keep giving it to me and now you are back to takin...
by laine
Thu May 29, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: The Color Red
Replies: 12
Views: 2470

I guess that since his life's work is to redecorate every inch of the house with food and pieces of chewed up toys he cIonsiders vacuums to be his mortal enemies. I never thought of it that way (redecorating). Smokey hates the vac. He too flies off, so I have to put him in his cage when its cleanin...
by laine
Wed May 28, 2008 3:27 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: The Color Red
Replies: 12
Views: 2470

Hi, I just read this tonight and add the same as the others. My IRN is 2 1/2 years old and has always favoured yellow, however, there isn't a bright color that he doesn't like. His bath and food bowls are red and of course, he loves them. He has 2 balls and seems to favour the yellow and red ball ov...
by laine
Sat May 24, 2008 12:45 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Ice?
Replies: 2
Views: 614

Hi Patrick, My Smokey loves ice. He licks it too. In the summer months when we buy icy poles, he loves to share, sometimes he takes bites that are too big and he shakes it everywhere :lol: . Smokey likes to lick the outside of a glass filled with a cold drink.
by laine
Sat May 24, 2008 12:28 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Dry Feet?
Replies: 7
Views: 1193

glad you asked cos Smokey has the same thing. Glad its normal.
by laine
Sat May 24, 2008 12:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: when they will talk, or they will never?
Replies: 17
Views: 1937

Hi, Smokey is almost 2 1/2. he is not the clearest of talkers but i know what he's trying to say. He loves the word 'pretty' and sometimes puts on a really deep tone and repeats the word over and over again , sometimes really fast, its quite funny. He therefore loves to say pretty bird, pretty boy a...
by laine
Sun May 18, 2008 12:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Novice
Replies: 17
Views: 1915

Hi Faraday, I am not a bird expert by any means, but our home has one IRN and one cockatiel. I have a ringneck who is 2 1/2 and he is a sooky mummys boy. He loves me most but is very social to all family members - strangers are another story. Smokey will bite if he can't get his own way and this see...
by laine
Fri May 16, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Is your Irn Lefthanded or is it Righthanded?
Replies: 28
Views: 11886

Smokey uses his left foot for holding food but favours the right for some of his tricks like shaking hands & high 5, but he waves with his left, never the right. Funny though, sometimes when he is really sleepy, he will hold out his right foot and sort of admire it for ages before tucking it in ...
by laine
Fri May 16, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from Manchester Uk
Replies: 12
Views: 1608

They are so adorable. I want a baby now :lol:
by laine
Sat May 10, 2008 2:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Is there something wrong with him? Please help
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Yes Julie, he does. The color in his beak does look like it has been polished out as the beak is very smooth without any scratches. I looked for scratch/rub marks first and there are none.
by laine
Sat May 10, 2008 1:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Lutino died
Replies: 51
Views: 5154

I am so sorry for your loss. Keep all those lovely thoughts of your bird in mind and I am sure she knows how much you loved her. Hugs for you from Australia
by laine
Fri May 09, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Is there something wrong with him? Please help
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Thank you so much. Yeah, I think he's quite a handsome boy too, but then he is my baby . He is about 2 1/2 now, you are right. I just went to our local store and was told it could be a vitamin deficiency due to winter - lack of sunlight. I bought vitamin supplement for him anyway. I also noticed his...
by laine
Fri May 09, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Is there something wrong with him? Please help
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Is there something wrong with him? Please help

I may be worrying needlessly but is there something wrong with Smokey? I have attached a movie because he won't stay still long enough for a photo and they come out blurry LOL. I am concerned because his beak seems to be losing color. Look at the front section toward the end (point). It has a white ...
by laine
Sun Apr 13, 2008 3:20 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: We're no fools!
Replies: 10
Views: 1387

Sorry but I just can't stop laughing. Pinkdevil sure has a couple of good tips there. Smokey has tried blocking the cage door before by poking his head out just enough that if I closed the door his head would be in the way. I started putting him backwards and that seemed to help. I think you are rig...
by laine
Sun Apr 13, 2008 3:10 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Playing with toys
Replies: 17
Views: 1973

Smokey loves his toys both in and out of his cage. Out of the cage he has a toy box (its a shoe box lid). I put his toys in it. He loves to rummage in it and he tosses out toys till he finds what he's looking for, it's really quite funny. He loves to throw a ball around and chase after it. Zeke (my ...
by laine
Sun Apr 13, 2008 3:03 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: oops!!!!!!!!!! i should not have said that!
Replies: 4
Views: 1621

That sounds so funny. Aren't these birds so clever.
by laine
Sun Apr 13, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: a question on your birds talking....
Replies: 8
Views: 1289

Smokey started saying pretty bird at about the age of 8-9 months old. He is now about 2 1/2 yrs old and still loves the word pretty. he will repeat it over and over. He says, very clearly - pretty bird, pretty boy, where's the pretty bird, you're so pretty and pretty,pretty,pretty, etc for ages. He ...
by laine
Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Why does he hate me so much?
Replies: 3
Views: 707

Thanks, I have never thought of it that way. Yes it's true. We laugh about his behaviour but as I don't want him to fret I leave. I will try this and see if it changes. Thanks again. :lol:
by laine
Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Behavior Question
Replies: 2
Views: 650

Sounds like he is in love. Smokey does this to me all the time, however, I have to share him with the bathroom mirror (we call it "The pretty bird") If you say to Smokey "Where's the Pretty Bird" or "Do you want to see the Pretty Bird" he goes nuts till you take him to ...
by laine
Fri Apr 11, 2008 3:37 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Why does he hate me so much?
Replies: 3
Views: 707

Why does he hate me so much?

As some of you will know, my Smokey loves me to death. In fact, he likes all our family members just me more than anyone else - after all I am his mum/mate. And I love it. My son has a cockateil, Zeke. He is approximately 12 months old and Dale has had him for about 10 months. Zeke was very timid at...
by laine
Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:24 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Does he ever stop eating? Petey feeding his face again....
Replies: 9
Views: 1390

Messy corn? Yep it gets a laugh every time. Smokey also loves banana and that's a real mess especially if he eats banana then seed cos the seed sticks to the banana left on his beak :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I will have to check out Big W, thanks for the tip, guess you all know where I am going tomorrow :wink:
by laine
Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Indian Rinkgneck Babies Hatched 03/20/2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2175

OMG they are just too cute for words. :lol: :lol:
by laine
Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:39 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: My Model!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1094

What cute pics.
by laine
Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:35 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Pic heavy.. *UPDATED*
Replies: 19
Views: 2981

They are so cute. I love the sleepy shots and the yawns. I still think sleepy birds are so adorable to watch, even after 2 1/2 years watching smokey, i could still just sit and look at him while he sleeps. Its too cute to watch them drifting off to sleep. Awwwwwww
by laine
Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:20 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: What a sticky beak
Replies: 12
Views: 1503

[quote="Lauren"]:lol: How funny! What a lil snoop! Watch out, he may steal your credit cards for his own shopping. Funny you should say that. We have to keep wallets and purses out of his reach. He can open them up and he takes the cash. I am not joking and no one has taught him this. My b...
by laine
Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:12 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: What a sticky beak
Replies: 12
Views: 1503

What a sticky beak

I was looking for Smokey this morning. I found him on the end of my bed being a sticky beak. He was so enthraulled by my handbag and the contents that he didn't even care about the camera !! Here he is I got 3 shots before he realised I had something cool in my hands (the camera) http://i68.photobuc...
by laine
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Odd Friendship!
Replies: 2
Views: 1375

Awww. That is soooo cute.
by laine
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:23 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: SOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPY! I GOT A JOB - YIPPY
Replies: 4
Views: 1069

SOOOOOOOOOOO HAPPY! I GOT A JOB - YIPPY

Finally, after 7 longs weeks, I have got a job. I started this week and it was only supposed to be part time. The company hired 2 part timers to job share. Fortunately for me, today the other person decided it wasn't going to work out for her and resigned. I immediately got offered full time work. I...
by laine
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:17 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Hillarious phone manner
Replies: 4
Views: 1600

Hillarious phone manner

Smokey, as I have told you all before, loves the mobile phone. I keep it in my bedroom now cos when it rings, he has a head start on me. He hears the connection before I hear the ring tone. So I have to keep it in my room. Lately Smokey has been waddling to my bed, has learnt to climb the railing an...
by laine
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:24 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: kierons cracking me up!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 692

:lol: :lol: I can just picture it. That sounds so funny. Yes, he probably is very proud of his new dance especially if it makes you laugh and gets a reaction. Go Kieron :wink:
by laine
Thu Mar 06, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: News
Topic: Post your email here...
Replies: 40
Views: 25901

by laine
Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:33 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Talking
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

I know what Smokey is trying to say but others find it a bit hard until I decipher it. The only really clear speech is Pretty bird Pretty boy Where's the pretty bird and you're so pretty. He also repeats continuously the word pretty. As I said, he attempts lots of other words too. Oh Yeah, he can sa...
by laine
Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:11 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Talking
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

I know what Smokey is trying to say but others find it a bit hard until I decipher it. The only really clear speech is Pretty bird Pretty boy Where's the pretty bird and you're so pretty. He also repeats continuously the word pretty. As I said, he attempts lots of other words too. Oh Yeah, he can sa...
by laine
Tue Mar 04, 2008 1:46 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: wolf whistle
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Smokey does the wolf whistle followed by a sarcastic laugh. I really don't know where he picked that up from. Its really upsetting to be wolf whistled at then a cheeky laugh (with a tone of "yeah right") following it. :?
by laine
Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Coincidence or does he know??
Replies: 7
Views: 1174

I change the water every day in all the bowls, but bathing only happens on Tuesday and Sunday (lunchtime) :lol: :lol:
by laine
Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Coincidence or does he know??
Replies: 7
Views: 1174

Coincidence or does he know??

Is this just a coincidence or does Smokey carry a little diary in his back pocket ?? It doesn't matter what my movements are, he always has a bath on Tuesday and Sunday around lunchtime. When I was working, if i came home for lunch he was always drenched as he had bathed in his water bowl. Now that ...
by laine
Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: How much do you handle your IRN?
Replies: 9
Views: 1480

Smokey is out of his cage if I am home. First thing in the morning he will sit on the edge and wait for my hand so he can step up. He really likes alot of cuddles and hang out time first thing. If I am home, he will choose for himself. He goes in and out of his cage which is in the lounge, so close ...
by laine
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:21 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Million Dollar Question?
Replies: 2
Views: 662

Million Dollar Question?

As you probably already know, I have Smokey. Some will recall my son, who is 16 1/2, has a cockateil. Smokey is now over 2 years old and the teil, Zeke, is about 9 - 10 months old. Zeke is very shy and is only just warming to my son even though he has been with him for 8 months. Zeke doesn't like me...
by laine
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:08 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Watch out!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 2262

Lauren, that is so funny. I can just imagine it.
by laine
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:05 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: What is wrong with this picture?
Replies: 6
Views: 1902

Smokey loves popcorn too. If he can reach the bowl, he will just run over and take some but if its out of his reach he will go through his entire repertoir of tricks until he gets some. Sometimes we are a bit mean and won't give him any until he has exhausted all his tricks. Its so funny as he is re...
by laine
Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:58 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Soaking stuff in the water dish! Naughty Lovy!
Replies: 10
Views: 2236

Smokey's bowls are not directly next to each other. He can go for days and days without dunking but some days he puts all his food in?? why?? He never puts food in his bath however he does put some toys in the bath. Obviously he thinks they need a wash :lol:
by laine
Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:47 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Had a bad couple of weeks
Replies: 5
Views: 1176

Had a bad couple of weeks

Hello all. I have had a bad couple of weeks, hence my reason for not being around. I lost my job and have been really down and depressed. I left on very bad terms with the boss so getting a reference is proving to be hard. Well, I am starting to get over it and being a bit more proactive regarding f...
by laine
Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:26 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Your birds name?
Replies: 19
Views: 2330

Hi, I use Smokey's name although he gets called "babby". if i can't find him (usually he's hiding somewhere in his washing line) I call out 'Where are you Smokey?) and he climbs to the top and reveals himself. If, on the odd occassion, he doesn't surface, I just call out 'do you want some ...
by laine
Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:12 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Here's Mylo
Replies: 13
Views: 1503

She is beautiful. I am amazed you can take her to the beach, it must be awsome. :)
by laine
Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:06 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Melbourne Pet Expo
Replies: 4
Views: 1079

Hadn't heard there is lots of birdy stuff. I went last year, and, as a bird lover, was disappointed. There was an awsome black cockatoo and you could pat him, a few caged budgies and finches but that was about it. Might check it out though
by laine
Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Thinking about a holiday but what about Smokey
Replies: 5
Views: 942

Thank you all so much. I was hoping someone was going to tell me of a great bird resort I really didn't expect offers of help. I am ever so grateful. Be careful though, I might just take you up on the offer. We want to fly to Queensland, so taking Smokey with us is just not an option. At least I am ...
by laine
Wed Jan 30, 2008 3:52 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: TALKING
Replies: 6
Views: 969

Smokey is now just over 2 years old. His speech is not clear. I know what he is trying to say but its not clear for a stranger. The only thing that is really clear is Pretty bird or Pretty boy and he loves to repeat the word pretty over and over. He can also say my boyfriends name well (brett, but i...
by laine
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:33 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Thinking about a holiday but what about Smokey
Replies: 5
Views: 942

Thinking about a holiday but what about Smokey

Has anyone ever heard of or used a sitter for birds. I really want to go to Queensland in July but, of course, am worried about my boy (bird this is not son ). Are there places like catteries and kennels where you can leave your fid or should I start trying to train a friend and just pray they will ...
by laine
Thu Jan 24, 2008 12:05 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Bird vs Boyfriend LOL
Replies: 11
Views: 1924

Sounds like our feathered friends like to tease even irritate our partners. I am, sometimes, convinced of this.
by laine
Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:10 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Bird vs Boyfriend LOL
Replies: 11
Views: 1924

Bird vs Boyfriend LOL

Smokey likes the sound of my partner's name and has, therefore, learnt to say it. His name is Brett. Kind of rolls off Smokey's tongue quite easily. Doesn't sound that funny really except that Smokey elongates the 'e' and sort of whines when he says it. It sounds like Breeeeeeeeeeett. He usually til...
by laine
Thu Jan 10, 2008 4:36 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: won't go to bed
Replies: 11
Views: 1518

Hi Stu. I used to have the same trouble with Smokey. Now I have a different problem but I do think they are almost having a tantrum or sulking like a child. Smokey used to bite me when I said it was bed time. Now he is like a sleepy baby who looks forward to being tucked in . Sometimes, if he is pla...
by laine
Thu Jan 10, 2008 2:45 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Smokey Loves A Sunny Boy On A Hot Day
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

Smokey Loves A Sunny Boy On A Hot Day

That's right. He loves icy poles, sunny boys, ice blocks. He also loves the camera so it's been hard getting a movie of him enjoying his sunny boy. This will give you an idea but sometimes, nothing will interrupt him except the camera or a mobile phone. :lol:

http://s68.photobucket.com/albums/i2/el ... nnyboy.flv
by laine
Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: What a silly bird I have.
Replies: 4
Views: 1829

Thanks. He did eventually get used to it. It has been very hot in Melbourne the lately and I have also now discovered he doesn't like me bare skinned shoulders. He prefers something to grip onto so when I wear a singlet top, he is very confused and doesn't know how to get comfortable on me. Poor Smo...
by laine
Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:43 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR
Replies: 8
Views: 1574

Wishing everyone, Human and Feathered, a very merry christmas and a happy and safe New Year.
by laine
Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Get her off the computer!
Replies: 10
Views: 2957

Smokey does all that but his favorite is to sit on the enter key. That way the page moves at the speed of lightening and I can't do anything. He loves to run over the keys, especially when I am trying to type an email. It ends up looking like some alien language . If I am writing to my Mum, I don't ...
by laine
Sat Dec 29, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: What a silly bird I have.
Replies: 4
Views: 1829

What a silly bird I have.

Tonight, as always, I had a shower and Smokey comes with me. He sits on his line, chats, whistles etc. When I come out I ALWAYS put on my blue dressing gown. It’s my cosy one and I wear it regardless of the weather. Tonight, however, is just too hot even for me (summer here in Australia), so I rumma...
by laine
Sat Dec 29, 2007 3:52 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: MY Baby rockets new pass time!
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

What a funny story. I can just imagine the scene at the fish tank. must have been really funny to see. Smokey also likes to preen my hair and I too end up with the hair do from hell !!!!! He also likes to sit on my head when I wear my hair up. I have long hair and it's summer here in Australia, bein...
by laine
Fri Nov 16, 2007 7:41 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: I am now 2 years old
Replies: 6
Views: 1371

I am now 2 years old

That's right. Smokey is now about 2 years old. It was approx mid November when he hatched. I brought him home on 17th January and was told he was about 8 weeks old at that time. So here is a photo update. Check out the lovely ring. He is so proud.

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i2/el ... C00138.jpg

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i2/el ... C00148.jpg

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i2/el ... 161107.jpg
by laine
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:40 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Smokey got jealous today
Replies: 2
Views: 1474

Smokey got jealous today

Today Smokey started yelling at my boyfriend, Brett. We were having a cuddle on the couch and Smokey came over to us. I started really playing along and making loud kissing noises just as I do when I ask Smokey for a kiss. Brett played along with it, we thought it was really funny. Smokey started sq...
by laine
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:43 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: My first time ever
Replies: 2
Views: 1818

My first time ever

OMG. For the first time ever today, I held a little 10 day old ringneck. A friend is breeding them. I got to go to see them today at feeding time My friend is hand feeding them to sell when they are ready. I can't wait cos I get first pick (if hubby lets me have another that is!!!). I held one of th...
by laine
Wed Oct 17, 2007 4:53 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Another family friend lost today
Replies: 6
Views: 2654

Thanks for your kind thoughts. She will always be missed but at least she is now pain free and in peace.
by laine
Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Another family friend lost today
Replies: 6
Views: 2654

Another family friend lost today

We lost our dog, Tara, today. She was a 12 year old boxer. I am not really a dog lover, but would never, ever do anything to hurt or neglect her. She was not really my dog, but my partner's. I had warmed to her over the years. She was no trouble at all and always protected and warned all of us of tr...
by laine
Mon Oct 01, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: The other 27...pic heavy:)
Replies: 10
Views: 3111

Absolutely adorable. Thanks for sharing
by laine
Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:55 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Making one of the hardest decisions of my life
Replies: 17
Views: 3141

What a brave and selfless decision you have made. I admire your decision. I know someone with one bird that hardly ever goes near it, let alone play or interact with it and they are home alot!!! You are showing how much you do love your birds by ensuring they will still be well looked after and happ...
by laine
Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:47 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Smokey had the vet in tears today
Replies: 1
Views: 1317

Smokey had the vet in tears today

Tears of laughter that is. I took Smokey to have his wings clipped today. He had 3 fully grown flight feathers on each side and some odd sized middle ones. Nevertheless, he was strong enough to fly right through the house and loved the kitchen. He scared me alot in the last week as I couldn't find h...
by laine
Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:18 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Thats not my bell!
Replies: 4
Views: 1643

Lauren, that's hysterical. I can just picture his reaction. :lol:
by laine
Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:51 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: I really need suggestions to stop this behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

What a very cool suggestion. Thanks. I will try that.
by laine
Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: I really need suggestions to stop this behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

No Donna, i didn't know these things contained lead. How do you know what does and what doesn't
by laine
Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: I really need suggestions to stop this behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

Donna, how true that is. I only started to realise when I was typing the last post, listing all the "human" type toys he has. He got the wallet and purse cos he chewed them, we bought new and gave him the old ones. Guess he won didn't he. Mind you, he still tries to get at our new ones. Th...
by laine
Sat Sep 29, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: I really need suggestions to stop this behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

It's a slight consolation that I am not alone. However, Smokey just loves the phones - on or off. He dances to his reflection in the phone screen. He bites at it too which, obviously, he can destroy. I have given him an old phone but he is way to smart for that - he knows, somehow, that it doesn't w...
by laine
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: I really need suggestions to stop this behaviour
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

I really need suggestions to stop this behaviour

Smokey has an in built mobile phone tracker - of this I am sure. It doesn't matter where we put the phones he finds them. He knows our ring tones and copies them perfectly so this is probably his tactic. He copies the ringtone - you head for the phone - he sees where it is and gets there before you ...
by laine
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Weird Behaviour
Replies: 8
Views: 1521

"It is a very funny thing to watch". Smokey displays to everything and particularly regurgitates on the rings on my fingers, occassionally in my ear. YUK.
His latest funny displays are in the evening, to his shadow on the wall beside his cage. It's hillarious.
by laine
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Klaatu is torturing me
Replies: 10
Views: 1779

Red scares them. Anything remotely red means ATTACK I have heard this on many occassions however, Smokeys food bowl is red his bath in the cage is red and he adores them both. He also has a couple of red toys which he favors. Just lately he has a thing for key rings and I bought a cheap packet of d...
by laine
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: irn signing?
Replies: 10
Views: 1751

How cute. Smokey uses all his "tricks" to attract attention when he wants something. He will try everything. First he will come up to you and nod his head 'yes' I trained him to do this as I say to him 'so you want this' and now when he wants something this is what he does. If this doesn't...
by laine
Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: URGENT: Families with pools...
Replies: 5
Views: 854

Glad all turned out ok and your precious babies are fine. I know what you mean about clipped wings and flying. Smokey is clipped but quite a good flier. He only has to get a spook or an urgent desire to get something and he is off. Especially those sudden scares, its frightening how quick and strong...
by laine
Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:29 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: latest words
Replies: 3
Views: 1447

Funny you should say that about the word Hello. Although he is improving 'hello' still sounds like woo ooo. I know what he's saying and sometimes you can here he's really trying to do better especially if he wants what you have in your hands. Perfect clarity or not he is still very cute to listen to.
by laine
Fri Sep 14, 2007 2:33 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: latest words
Replies: 3
Views: 1447

latest words

I have a grin from ear to ear. Smokey is talking more and more. His words are getting clearer and clearer every day. The latest addition to his vocabulary is "You're so pretty". I have said before that he loves anything with the word 'pretty' in it so 'hello pretty bird/boy' has also becom...
by laine
Thu Sep 13, 2007 3:13 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Not an IRN but any budgie lovers will adore this
Replies: 6
Views: 1863

That was so cute. Brought back the sad but fond memories of our little Charlie. He was a blue budgie also and very funny with toys. He could also interact just like that little fellow.
by laine
Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:17 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: The love dance
Replies: 2
Views: 1246

The love dance

I finally got Smokey doing his love dance. Not as intense as sometimes but pretty good anyway. He loves my rings at the moment

Here he is

http://s68.photobucket.com/albums/i2/el ... edance.flv