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by TiffandKari
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Another Saffa N00b
Replies: 5
Views: 578

Re: Another Saffa N00b

No problem :D
by TiffandKari
Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Another Saffa N00b
Replies: 5
Views: 578

Re: Another Saffa N00b

Hi :D This forum is reeeeally good for learning new things, there are so many topics you're bound to find out something new :P I don't think you're able to post pictures until you've been a member for a certain amount of time, there's a thread about it here: http://www.indianringneck.com/forum/viewt...
by TiffandKari
Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Yoshi and me
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Re: Hello from Yoshi and me

Hello :)
You will learn a lot on this forum, and Yoshi is sooo cute :D
I'm excited to see more pictures :D
Congratulations on your new birdy :)
by TiffandKari
Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from uk I have 2 blue irn's aprox 5-6 month old
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Hi from uk I have 2 blue irn's aprox 5-6 month old

Hello :)
Sky and Blue are absolutely beautiful! :D
Best of luck with them, I'm excited to hear more about them :)
by TiffandKari
Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: News
Topic: Pet Ringneck identifies killer of beloved owner!
Replies: 2
Views: 1401

Pet Ringneck identifies killer of beloved owner!

An amazing story I read today, I have to share it! Police were able to find Neelam Sharma's murderer after a tip off from her faithful Indian Ringneck! After her death, her husband talks to her parrot to find he knew more about what happened than was previously thought... all pets are so close to th...
by TiffandKari
Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Bulgaria
Replies: 3
Views: 379

Re: Hello from Bulgaria

Welcome :)
it sounds like things are going really well with you and Zizitop, keep up the good work!
I would love to see some pictures :D
by TiffandKari
Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Howdy all!
Replies: 3
Views: 441

Re: Howdy all!

Hello and welcome :)
lovely picture - I look forward to hearing more about your birds :)
by TiffandKari
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

Okay I shall keep an eye on Kari, I get too excited over potential nothings! Oh well, I guess it comes with IRN ownership :lol:
I shall keep you all updated if anything big actually does happen :P
by TiffandKari
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP! Male or Female??????
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: HELP! Male or Female??????

Maybe I got a little carried away :lol: I'll keep an eye on Kari and see what happens :)
by TiffandKari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:03 am
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: My new budgie!
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Re: My new budgie!

Hi Tiff, Congratulations on your new Budgie! He looks a whole lot like my little Riff Raff, though she's a girl. :lol: I have several Budgies, and I think they're just great. If you search for the term "budgie fans" by MissK you will find a thread I made for, imagine this, Budgie Fans! Thanks :lol:...
by TiffandKari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: My new budgie!
Replies: 2
Views: 677

My new budgie!

Some may know that I already own a beautiful IRN named Kari... well, I've been visiting a lovely budgie in my local pet shop for a couple of weeks before finally deciding to give in and buy him! I couldn't be happier, he isn't clipped, he's friendly, he steps up (from day one!) and eats from my hand...
by TiffandKari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: We guessed 'she', my IRN Kari is actually a 'he'!
Replies: 2
Views: 556

We guessed 'she', my IRN Kari is actually a 'he'!

Hello everyone, I haven't been on the forum in a while, but as some may have seen in a few comments I've just posted, my beautiful green IRN Kari, that 100% of those who guessed, said was female is actually a male! I saw a very clear male display from him last night! I was so shocked! I'd expected K...
by TiffandKari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP! Male or Female??????
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: HELP! Male or Female??????

I haven't been on here for a while, been busy with Kari, and my new addition but................ I have a BIG update for you all! Kari is a BOY! That's right, a boy! He must be much older than I thought as I saw him display last night, it was so clear I actually cried a little because I was so shock...
by TiffandKari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

I have a BIG update for you all! Kari is a BOY! That's right, a boy! He must be much older than I thought as I saw him display last night, it was so clear I actually cried a little because I was so shocked! And yes, I am aware how male and female ringnecks display differently before anyone asks :lo...
by TiffandKari
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

Yeah it'll be hard to wait, but the surprise would be worth the wait :)
Once I know for sure what sex Kari is I shall let you all know :)
by TiffandKari
Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:00 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

So that's 100% of the people I've asked saying Kari is a female, yay :D
and yeah, I'm going to have to be patient!
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Help with new IRN
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: Help with new IRN

Thank you Claire :)
At the moment I shall focus on offering her treats from outside the cage, and I can easily move my chair a bit further away to give her some space :)
thanks for the advice, your reply has been very helpful :D I'll have a read of that thread now :)
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 15, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Help with new IRN
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Help with new IRN

Hello, I've had my young ringneck Kari for around 2 months now, she was aviary-raised so she is difficult to interact with, nonetheless she is basically comfortable with me putting my hand into her cage to rearrange toys, change food/water dishes, etc. she just watches curiously. When I put my hand ...
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Bentley in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 421

Re: Hello from Bentley in Canada

Hello and welcome :D You sound so devoted to Bentley, exactly what he needs :D His life sounds like it has changed for the better so if you keep up the good work he will come around, especially being with a more responsible and experienced owner :D espeically with 9 cockatiels! :lol: There are lots ...
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Lola the Ringless wonder
Replies: 6
Views: 1528

Re: Lola the Ringless wonder

Haha yeah that's true! My birdy does that to my finger a lot :(
I just always find bird tongues funny :lol:
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

Thank you, I will consider :) The majority of the forum (and people I've asked) think Kari is a female, so I will go with that until she shows me any signs that she is a boy :lol: I'm very happy to have a girl, I just hope she doesn't have any problems with eggs in the future, I'm not going to be br...
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Lola the Ringless wonder
Replies: 6
Views: 1528

Re: Lola the Ringless wonder

What a beautiful bird!
I love the first picture :lol:
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:01 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

Thank you so much :mrgreen:
by TiffandKari
Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Sydney
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: Greetings from Sydney

You need to be a member for a few days (I'm not 100% sure on how many, sorry) and have made 10 posts before you can post pictures, due to lots of spam recently. I recommend joining a photo sharing site like photobucket, that way you can upload what pics you want to be on this forum, copy the IMG lin...
by TiffandKari
Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Green IRN with speckled feathers

Thanks, I shall have a read :mrgreen:
by TiffandKari
Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:04 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Green IRN with speckled feathers

Okay :) thanks for the reply! :mrgreen:
by TiffandKari
Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from Sydney
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: Greetings from Sydney

Hello and welcome to the forum! I'm sad to hear about Piggy, it's really hard to lose a bird :( :cry: What a lovely story about the green ringneck though! A miracle just before Christmas :D I'm so glad he/she found you! :D I'm sure you and Miracle will become closer and closer as time goes by, your ...
by TiffandKari
Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Green IRN with speckled feathers

That's another interesting point, I shall keep an eye on my bird to see if her darker feathers are always visible...
Thanks for your help :)
by TiffandKari
Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP! Male or Female??????
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: HELP! Male or Female??????

Thanks for the reply!
I had an idea that she was a bit older but I could only go by what I was told by the breeder :lol: I'll keep an eye on her for any changes
Whatever she is she's still my baby
:mrgreen:
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Green IRN with speckled feathers

She has recently taken to rubbing her head on one of her natural wood perches though, but I think she had darker feathers on her head on the day I got her so I'm confused :lol:
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Green IRN with speckled feathers

Thank you!
That's an interesting point but she actually doesn't let me touch/scratch her head at the moment, I think she was aviary raised so touching her can be difficult :lol:
I'm patient though so soon enough she'll be stepping up :mrgreen:
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:13 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from South Africa
Replies: 29
Views: 1754

Re: Hi from South Africa

Yes, it's a stunning mutation! So cute as a baby yet you can tell they'll be a very elegant and beautiful adult, no matter what gender they end up to be!
aaaahhh I love little colorful ringnecks :mrgreen:
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Green IRN with speckled feathers

Yes the dark spots on her feathers are something I haven't seen before, hopefully it's just natural unique colourings rather than anything negative like deficiencies my bird my have :( I'm very new to owning an IRN so I really am unsure about these things. Oh okay I see, I only noticed her tail feat...
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from South Africa
Replies: 29
Views: 1754

Re: Hi from South Africa

Thank you for posting me the link, what a beautiful bird, I love pictures of all of the different mutations :D
and wow haha I can imagine, it's hard enough for me to photograph my lone bird! :lol:
Thanks :)
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from South Africa
Replies: 29
Views: 1754

Re: Hi from South Africa

Hello and welcome to the forum!

Your fids sound stunning! Eventually I'd love to see some pictures!
:D
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:09 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP! Male or Female??????
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: HELP! Male or Female??????

Here are some photos of Kari without flash: http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Tiffany_Sarai/Screenshot_2014-01-13-13-48-59_zps583ed8e2.png http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Tiffany_Sarai/Screenshot_2014-01-13-13-49-11_zpsa8fa448a.png http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Tiffany_Sarai/...
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Green IRN with speckled feathers

Thanks for the reply! :) Yes, I thought so, she is still beautiful though, just a natural beauty ;) Here are a couple of pictures of Kari without flash: (in some of the photos you can see one of her tail feathers is loose, perhaps she is molting?) http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab17/Tiffany_Sara...
by TiffandKari
Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:40 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

Thanks for your reply! I just had to get a green birdie, green is my favorite color too and it looks so beautiful on a bird :) You're not the first to say she looks like a female! I also think she looks like a girl but I guess I'll either have to get a dna test or be very patient and wait and see :w...
by TiffandKari
Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

Okay, thank you! I'll consider having my vet take blood instead as I also don't like the idea of plucking feathers, especially so soon after getting her... :(
In the meantime I suppose I'll look out for any gender specific behavior, trying not to be fooled by any red herrings! :wink:
Thanks again :)
by TiffandKari
Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

I know, but it'd be nearly impossible for me to get any chest feathers from her right now, as she isn't completely used to me yet :(
maybe in a few weeks I'll get her tested... :)
by TiffandKari
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Green IRN with speckled feathers
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Green IRN with speckled feathers

I'm new to IRNs and I have owned my first for several weeks now, I thought I'd also post here as I have noticed some speckled feathers on the top of my IRN's head and was wondering if that was anything to do with mutations, my bird is green and I'm also not too sure on the age OR gender, I didn't ge...
by TiffandKari
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: Favorite colo?
Replies: 9
Views: 1923

Re: Favorite colo?

Even though it's very common I feel like green is underrated! My IRN is green and is beautiful! It's nice to see natural colours looking as beautiful as mutations :D
by TiffandKari
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:03 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP! Male or Female??????
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

Re: HELP! Opinions wanted on the age and sex of my ringneck!

I know juveniles are hard to determine gender without a test so I suppose I'll have to wait for a ring to appear (or not appear)
I tried to pick as gender neutral a name as I could so no help there :lol:
by TiffandKari
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Re: Kari!

Thank you Claire :)
She was apparently 4ish months old when I got her apparently so that sounds about right :D (unless the breeder wasn't very knowledgeable)
I just don't want to refer to my bird as the wrong sex, how embarrassing for poor Kari :lol:
I'll find out one day even if it takes years... :)
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: lost of Bluey
Replies: 12
Views: 2718

Re: lost of Bluey

I understand how you feel, I lost a young IRN not too long ago and I couldn't help but wonder what I could have done to change what happened but a lot of the time it's not our fault. I am so sorry. :(
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Photos of my flock up! Almost every color!
Replies: 7
Views: 2463

Re: Photos of my flock up! Almost every color!

Lovely pictures! :D
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Myl ittle baby
Replies: 3
Views: 1081

Re: Myl ittle baby

Beautiful!
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:41 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Eating
Replies: 25
Views: 2431

Re: Eating

That's so sweet and clever :lol:
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Kari!
Replies: 21
Views: 2189

Kari!

All of the IRNs on this forum are sooooo beautiful so I felt I had to add my super cute green birdy! Here is my Kari :) My boyfriend helped me name her :D I've had her for just over a month now. I'm not too sure on her age OR gender, as the breeder I got her from wasn't the most helpful :lol: but an...
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Feet problems
Replies: 9
Views: 875

Re: Feet problems

:( I'm sorry to hear about beautiful Coco but I'm happy to know that you gave him a good life and was a caring owner, as bad as you may feel now, bad experiences do help you to learn for the future, I originally had two IRNs but one sadly died. It's made me more aware of changes in my remaining IRN ...
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My first IRN, Ziggy.
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Re: My first IRN, Ziggy.

Hello Cam and Ziggy :D
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HELP! Male or Female??????
Replies: 9
Views: 1049

HELP! Male or Female??????

Hello :) I have recently gotten my beautiful IRN Kari :) s/he is my first IRN and I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what they think her age or sex is? The breeder I got her from said s/he was under 6 months old, but she has yellow around her eyes so I think she is older. I know it is hard...
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:51 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Marley came home today
Replies: 6
Views: 492

Re: Marley came home today

That's great for the first few days, one of the obvious perks of getting a hand raised bird :)
Congrats and good luck with Marley :)
by TiffandKari
Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello I'm Nathan & this is Marley
Replies: 28
Views: 1664

Re: Hello I'm Nathan & this is Marley

Hello! Marley is so cute :D
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Ruh Roh.....
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: Ruh Roh.....

That's happened to me before! Mostly everyone says when a bird is hungry it will return to his cage but I had to grab my Kari with a tea towel as she was definitely more interested in the curtain rail than her cage :P Either that or you can wait for the bird to tire himself out and eventually return...
by TiffandKari
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hiya...new to IRNs
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: Hiya...new to IRNs

IRNs are lovely pets to have, I have only recently gotten one myself. They love a mixed diet of seeds, fruits, vegetables and nuts. My Kari loves apples and sunflower seeds! Make sure your bird is getting a varied diet (with no caffeine or any miscellaneous edible poisons like Tobacco or Avocado) an...
by TiffandKari
Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from London!
Replies: 6
Views: 533

Re: Hello from London!

Hello and thank you, I'm hoping I'll be able to figure it out soon enough :lol:
by TiffandKari
Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:12 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from London!
Replies: 6
Views: 533

Re: Hello from London!

Hello :)
Lovely to meet you too, we're feeling very welcome! :lol:
by TiffandKari
Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: posting photos
Replies: 21
Views: 5589

Re: posting photos

This is such a helpful thread! Thanks everyone :)
by TiffandKari
Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from London!
Replies: 6
Views: 533

Re: Hello from London!

Hello :)
Thank you! As soon as I told Kari she started to preen, what a proud birdy :D I already feel welcome here so expect many more posts! :)
:mrgreen:
by TiffandKari
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: chattering noises while resting
Replies: 16
Views: 1738

Re: chattering noises while resting

My baby makes those noises too, it means you have a content bird, who may also be a bit sleepy :lol:
by TiffandKari
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from London!
Replies: 6
Views: 533

Hello from London!

Hello, I am a new member, I only joined today! I have owned my lovely ~6 month old ringneck Kari for around 2 weeks now, I'm not 100% sure on my baby's gender and s/he is rather timid, I believe she was not as hand tame as her breeder suggested, but s/he is lovely and friendly :) I have joined the f...
by TiffandKari
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Story of Rainbow Bridge
Replies: 13
Views: 4719

Re: Story of Rainbow Bridge

What a beautiful story. My Jasper will be there waiting for me, looking as beautiful as ever <3