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by AlphaWolf
Thu Oct 10, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Post your feather collections!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Re: Post your feather collections!!!

Yay thanks Skye! Tomorrow if I have time tomorrow I will take some pictures of my small 2 week old collection. Don't worry doodlebug, the fact that you don't collect feathers makes you normal, not like us crazy bird people.
by AlphaWolf
Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Fresh smoothies & juices
Replies: 13
Views: 1483

Re: Fresh smoothies & juices

Hi lola, I found this link about making juices for you and your bird. I think it will be a great read. Tell me what you think.
http://www.landofvos.com/articles/juice.html
by AlphaWolf
Thu Oct 10, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Timeline of your birds progression
Replies: 13
Views: 923

Re: Timeline of your birds progression

That's a really wonderful idea pattiB, can't wait for someone to answer this post :wink: . Unfortunatley I have not reached any milestone yet :( , but I guess it's all about patience. :)
by AlphaWolf
Thu Oct 10, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Post your feather collections!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Re: Post your feather collections!!!

Oh c'mon Skye, surely you have some time to post your tremendously awesome feather collection to us poor featherless newbies.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: A Step Closer :)
Replies: 22
Views: 748

Re: A Step Closer :)

Hi Skye, nice post. A couple of years ago I used to visit such websites when I just started learning about parrot care. I was a needle away from buying the bird tricks.com scam, when I read a forum post about their dangers. From that day on I have learned everyrthing from forums such as this one. N...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: A Step Closer :)
Replies: 22
Views: 748

Re: A Step Closer :)

Hi Loo, about Aero. Well, I think we progressed a little bit. We went back a few steps back though. For the last couple of days every time I approached a 1.5 metres radios of the cage Aero would starting flying from perch to cage wall and start flapping all over the cage. And I can tell you it was ...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Post your feather collections!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Post your feather collections!!!

Hello everyone,
Can you guys post your moulted feather collection. I just started collecting Aero's feathers and want to see your feathers. Let's get posting people! :D
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: DNA results are here
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: DNA results are here

:) :) :) CONGRATULATIONS :) :) :)
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Training IRN help
Replies: 7
Views: 376

Re: Training IRN help

Kiki is such a lovely name, please keep us updated and post some pictures ASAP.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Eyes? Yes eyes!
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: Eyes? Yes eyes!

Thank you all for your help!
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:47 am
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Violet IRN scritches
Replies: 6
Views: 1021

Re: Violet IRN scritches

Awww so cute and beautiful. I <3 Violet ringnecks!!! Can't wait for the day when Aero lets me give him scratches. :D :D :D Give Celest a treat from me.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Training IRN help
Replies: 7
Views: 376

Re: Training IRN help

Hello Avaks, Welcome to the forum. My IRN Aero is also at a similar stage but a bit more behind. I have him now for around 3 weeks. The fact that he eats from your hand is a very good thing. Keep it up. I have still to wait for Aero to eat from my hand. If you stick around you will have tremendous ...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: A Step Closer :)
Replies: 22
Views: 748

Re: A Step Closer :)

I second what ellie said, goodbirdinc is probably the best website so far. Unlike many others she uses positive reinforcement. I think I will buy her bird body language DVD. The work she does is amazing, reading about Siroco's problems will give you many tips for training your bird. Oh and avoid th...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:46 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My first eggs has arived
Replies: 5
Views: 420

Re: My first eggs has arived

Welcome to the forums. Hope you have a pleasant experience with the little bubs.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:44 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

Re: Introduction

Welcome AJ to the forums. Congratulations on your alexandrine Billie. This forum will be a wonderful experience for you and your bird. I'am not that experienced but I'am sure many other will help if you need. Please post pictures as soon as possible. We need pictures! Aero and me give you a warm fe...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:30 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: A Step Closer :)
Replies: 22
Views: 748

Re: A Step Closer :)

Hah bird tricks, the most ridiculous website ever. Makes me laugh thinking about it.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 3:04 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Emerald Cleartail phoenetics
Replies: 58
Views: 5001

Re: Blue series emerald cleartails

OMG THEY ARE TOOO BEAUTIFUL.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Oct 09, 2013 1:10 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

OMG, Aero decided to give me a heart attack. I went to check his water bowl and i saw it all reddish pink. Man i though maybe he was injured. Apparentlty yours truly Aero decided Halloween should come early. He dunked some papayas into his food bowl :roll: :roll: :roll:
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hi MissK,
Tbh I don't know. Just giving him fresh food and water. I think by coming close to him he gets scared. So shall I just ignore him but sit near him and carry on feeding him apples? Or shall I let him settle down first? Sorry for pestering you with these questions.
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Ok, maybe I pushed Aero too far :( ... Whenever I approach the cage he starts to flap around. I can't even feed him with him overreacting and flapping like mad. Looks like I'am back to step one! Shall I carry on feeding him apple as a treat and let him settle down even more. I guess that I was pati...
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Diet Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2087

Re: Diet Questions

Hi Claire, Just to clarify, I only have 2 food bowls in the cage. An at the bottom is a grill. I think I will remove the grill later but whenever I put my hand in the cage Mr Aero freaks out. ( There he goes again giving me that :twisted: stare lol). Shall I add another bowl or what? I'am quite out...
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: A Thread For Budgie Fans
Replies: 168
Views: 15624

Re: A Thread For Budgie Fans

Hi just saw this thread. I (well ok my sister) have 2 budgies. A dark combat english budgie and a sky-blue standard budgie. OMG, they are too cute and sweet. :D
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: A Step Closer :)
Replies: 22
Views: 748

Re: A Step Closer :)

CONGRATULATIONS LOO :D :D ! Good job and you definitely earned it, crazy bird lady. I guess baby steps are all what it is about. :)
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Scratch my head now!
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Scratch my head now!

AWWWW, so happy for you claire. Can't wait for the day Aero will let me touch him :) When we went to get AERO from the petshop ther was this macaw who kept begging for head scratches, and he loved it when i scratched his head. He was the first bird I ever touched :wink:
by AlphaWolf
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Eyes? Yes eyes!
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Eyes? Yes eyes!

Hi everyone, just a quick question. The pet store who sold me Aero told me that he is 8months old. Is it normal that his eyes are all black with a little bit of dark yellow in one side. Which age do they get when they have like white and black. Could he be younger than he really is (honestly I hope...
by AlphaWolf
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: what is he doing?
Replies: 10
Views: 550

Re: what is he doing?

Lol, I wish that Aero just stopped acting like I will eat him, poor little green chicken. Sorry for not being of any help, but just got my ringneck so totally inexperienced.
by AlphaWolf
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from sunny London UK...
Replies: 26
Views: 842

Re: Hello from sunny London UK...

Hi Dan, I agree with loo, I believe your bird is moulting. Aero here is moulting but other than a very scruffy feathers and down feathers all over the floor that's all I have. I also believe that Doodlebug is also moulting. Don't panic, (I admit it, I panicked myself and though he was plucking too)...
by AlphaWolf
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Diet Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2087

Re: Diet Questions

Thank you Skye, I will re-read the earlier posts. I think I will feed him his veggies at the evening. So maybe morning till around 2 in the evening will be seeds. Around 2-6 I will serve fresh fruit and veggies, And from 6 till 8 in the morning seeds again. Any flaws in my plan? I really want to gi...
by AlphaWolf
Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Diet Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2087

Re: Diet Questions

Anyone?
by AlphaWolf
Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thank you everyone for your encouragement.
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from sunny London UK...
Replies: 26
Views: 842

Re: Hello from sunny London UK...

OMG WHAT A CUTIE!!! Love this pics. What a nice coloring! Don't worry pics of Aero coming soon! TONS of 'EM. But he looks so scruffy and like a streat urchin if you ask me. Knowing Aero, if I take a picture of him, he will take a picture of me in a bad hair day and post it all over the forum :D .
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Re: First time breeder
Replies: 8
Views: 600

Re: First time breeder

Welcome Nina
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Shalom from NC
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Re: Shalom from NC

Welcome, what a beautiful little bundle of joy you have there.
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Diet Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2087

Re: Diet Questions

Ok the pellets where a complete failure. :( The pet store owner told me that they feed him a mixture of seeds and pellets. So after noticing that aero never touches his pellets I decided to mix only pellet in his feed bowl. What a disaster. After like 4 hours i notice some nibbled pellets but bowl ...
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello MissK, your post was so sweet and wonderful :D . Aero has now a distance that if I disturb he will start hopping around. As an update using your technique loo, i observed him preening, stretching his poor clipped wings and scratching his head. Poor Aero he is so scruffy right now due to his m...
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs
Replies: 60
Views: 2510

Re: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs

LOL I meant loo. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:59 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Help!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 450

Re: Help!!!

Hello, Aero also fluffs his feathers and squawks. He was doing it more often when we got him but now he is decreasing this! What do you think this behaviour means.
by AlphaWolf
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:36 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs
Replies: 60
Views: 2510

Re: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs

Oppsies doodlebug, didn't know you where a lady!!! :o :o :o
by AlphaWolf
Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:29 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: New play stand
Replies: 48
Views: 2493

Re: New play stand

Awesome build, you should pat yourself in the back ;)
by AlphaWolf
Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:10 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs
Replies: 60
Views: 2510

Re: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs

Just out of curiosity, how old are you loo? :D
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:29 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: new owner of IRN
Replies: 106
Views: 7195

Re: new owner of IRN

I know that this is an old thread but Wow, tons of taming of information for newbies. Wonder what happened to Koko and Guy?
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello Loo, Lol what a coincidence. My dad also gave me discouraging opinions on how I will never tame them. Just notice the we and our birds have a lot in common. Noticed today the Aero hates and never touches his pumpkin seeds and mushy bananas. Oh and my worst food is sprouts and butter, XD. Anyw...
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs
Replies: 60
Views: 2510

Re: New to the forum 1st time hadrearer of IRNs

Welcome Jezzika, your babies are tooo cute. Keep up the good work! :D
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Well, Hello there!
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: Well, Hello there!

:D :D :D WELCOME LOLA TO THE FORUMS!!! :D :D :D
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Alex flying to wife's hand. ringing bell for food
Replies: 3
Views: 346

Re: Alex flying to wife's hand. ringing bell for food

Awesome, my this Alex will be the IRN equivlent of Alex the african grey. :D Have still to work with Aero just to eat in front of me lol. Btw, what color mutation is Alex and how old is he? :)
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:20 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Diet Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2087

Re: Diet Questions

I was half shocked, hald disguested and really wanted to puke and laugh at the guy's ignorance. Sheesh, what stupidity. Anyways, I'am giving Aero today only pellets in his bowl and see how he goes. Will update soon. Thank you Skye ( love your bird btw especially hamlet) and LittleButtercup. :D
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello Doodlebug, I still have to figure out a way to transfer my photos to my laptop from iPad. I keep having problems, grrr. Aero is also having a moult( I think as he is very scruffy and i can see some down feathers) can't for him to get his coat fixed :) So as an update with Aero, he doesn't eat...
by AlphaWolf
Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:06 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from sunny London UK...
Replies: 26
Views: 842

Re: Hello from sunny London UK...

Welcome Dan,
I agree that this forum is awesome. I just joined a week ago after purchasing your new ringneck Aero. Milo is such a sweet name. Please post pictures!!!! We need to see Milo.
by AlphaWolf
Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

How i thing going with doodlebug, some more pics plz ( even he looks greasy). How far are you know in the bonding? What does he let you do and what does he not? I love doodlebug.
by AlphaWolf
Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:05 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thanks Doodlebug, I used to live in Birmingham but i now visit there 3 months a year. We should organise a playdate for Aero and Doodlebug! :D Soo happy that I'am making progress. Now that he is comfortable with eating behind my back, what shall I do. Shall I stay like this for longer, leaving him ...
by AlphaWolf
Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Indian ringneck BOLD PATCH near eye
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: Indian ringneck BOLD PATCH near eye

Hello, I'am beginning to think that what Aero has is natural after seeing some pictures of other birds her in the forum.

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1736

Look at the second picture. The line between the eye and cere is what I was describing. Hope this is normal :)
by AlphaWolf
Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Diet Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2087

Diet Questions

Hello everybody, When I bought Aero, the pet store manager told me to feed him a mix of pellets and seed mix. So basically i noticed that my sneaky Aero is not eating the pellets and only the seed. I think that the best thing to do is give 3 days pellets and 4 days seeds alternating between the two...
by AlphaWolf
Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

A big thank you to:

Doodlebug, ellieelectrons and MissK


:D :D :D :D :) :) :)
by AlphaWolf
Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Indian ringneck BOLD PATCH near eye
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: Indian ringneck BOLD PATCH near eye

Weird, same as mine, Very short feathers.
by AlphaWolf
Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:24 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thanks Doodlebug, When I turn my back on Aero does he know that I'am still in the room. Using your technique and modifying it by also using my laptop screen as a mirror, I saw him eat, play, yawn, beak rub and chew the bars. Is this good progress cause I'am happy. He is beginning to make some noise...
by AlphaWolf
Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Indian ringneck BOLD PATCH near eye
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: Indian ringneck BOLD PATCH near eye

Hello Khaled,
Is your bird moulting??? My bird has something similar but it's not bald. Just a thin grey-brown line from the eyes to the nostrils. Hope it's nothing serious.
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

MissK- No he is actually biting the cage bars and chewing them. He is also trying to push his beak and maybe even his head through the corner bars.
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:16 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello, So using Doodlebug's technique I started observing some of Aero's behaviour that I never saw before. For example he goes to the top corners of his cage and he chews his cage and pushes himself into the corner biting and chewing at the same time. I'am getting worries in case he swallows the p...
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:20 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Doodlebug-OMG!!! I wish I can send you a big box of chocolate!!! I did what you said and left a piece of apple in his cage and turned my back on him. I then left the room and when I came back there he was eating an apple. I entered the room as quite as I can and was saying to myself: He will drop i...
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:09 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thanks a lot doodlebug. So for the next couple of days shall I just keep my back on him and give him treats. Ok one thing, Sometimes when I approach him he starting jumping from perch to perch to the floor and climbing the walls of his cage and flying back to his perch again. But also sometimes whe...
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:55 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Canton Beach Central Coast NSW Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Hello from Canton Beach Central Coast NSW Australia

Hi Komodo. Welcome.
New here but you will soon find out that the community here are awesome. Love your rescue and release. The world needs more people like you. I'am sure that you will have the best time ever with your Alexandrine. Laters.
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:53 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello Doodlebug, It's such a sigh of relief to know that my bird is not ill and that you have the same thing. My bird is moulting and I'am seeing down feathers everywhere. Also I see some grey stick-things coming out of the wing. They are very thin and I not a pin feathers. My bird's plumage is all...
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:48 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello ellie, Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately, I cannot open my bedroom windows because outside is much hotter than inside. Normally we swich on the AC all day. My Dad also tells me that it is not good for our health to keep switiching on and off the AC because the sudden change of temperatu...
by AlphaWolf
Sat Sep 28, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thank you all of you guys for you extreme help and support. I cannot wish for better help. Sorry for pestering you guys with question. I think I will stay in this forum for a very very long time, helping everyone and updating about my FIDS. MissK, I love the green colour IRN, that is why I have a g...
by AlphaWolf
Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thx a billion MissK. Can you please post a picture of rocky???
by AlphaWolf
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello MissK, I'am starting to spend all day in my bedroom. My bedroom is probably the safest place. This is because nearly all downstairs is connected together to make one BIG room and the kitchen is part of it. My Mom uses teflon which is extremely dangerous to birds. Also one wall is a glass wind...
by AlphaWolf
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello MissK, Your post was so sweet it kept me smiling all the way! Thx :D The budgies are not mine but my sisters, and they are so much easier to train. My sister is already trying to them the step-up. Makes me green with envy :mrgreen: . But I know that taming my IRN will be much more rewarding. ...
by AlphaWolf
Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:28 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello, I'am now sure that he is moulting. I can see 4 weird thin lines coming of of his wing. Doesn't look like a pin feather though. Who's bird here is going through a moult? And a another thing, sometimes I notice that his tail is slightly shaking and vibrating, and when he is scared his wings so...
by AlphaWolf
Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Helle Doodlebug, Doodlebug is soooo beautiful. His plumage is vibrant, so much better than mine. A real proof of your good care!!! Keep up the good work mate. About the AC, the reason why asked and didn't switch the AC on for all these days was because of fear of draught. But even if the is under t...
by AlphaWolf
Fri Sep 27, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: The Blue Angels
Replies: 7
Views: 767

Re: The Blue Angels

OMG,they are soo beautiful. They remind of a parrot I had long ago called Cocoza. :wink: Keep the pics coming.
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thx MissK. So how is doodlebug, is there an update. Oh and Aero sent a message too doodlebug, WHY AM I SO ITCHY AND WHY IS THIS MONSTER BOTHERING ME. I kinda like his apples though". I love reading your progress. Unfortunatley the petstore clipped his wings :( Cant wait for him to fly and harness t...
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hi from Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: hi from Greece

What a nice name, Pipi. I'am stuck on what to choose: Jade,Aero or Rascal! :roll: My bird is also moulting. Lol I too hopes he is a boy, he has a light green ring and loves to crane his head! What a coincidence. All these people here in the forums are sooo kind and helpful. I wonder what the commun...
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Ugh, I ran out of apples again. Let's see if he likes kiwi? Oh and kiwi is safe as I have read conflicting articles about it.
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Helle everyone, thanks for the warm welcome and kind words. @Loo, your idea is wonderful. Can't wait to try it out today. Btw about the napping, my cage is 1.5 metres away from my bed :). However only one problem, the cage is under the AC but the wind is directed above it. Can we switch on the AC a...
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hi from Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: hi from Greece

Happy for you Nikolas. About the photos question, I beleive that you can oly upload photos when you post about 1-15 posts and remain in the forum for 5 days. Cant wait to see your little guy. What are you going to name him? I'am still stuck in choosing my fid's name :roll: . Please keep us updated ...
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

:lol: :lol: :lol: The Beakinator!!! You guys really made me laugh. @InTheAir plz give my curtsy his Royal Birdiness Snuggles. Lovely suggestions. Cleaned some apple, without the skin due to fear of pesticides, and ate my half in front of him. He stared at me whilst making the...Mmm Mmm noises. I ga...
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 5:36 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro: Violet IRN companion in San Diego
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Intro: Violet IRN companion in San Diego

OMG, your violet IRN is soooooo beautiful and cute. Quick question: Do 8 month old IRN already pass their bluffing phase, or can it occur after 8 months???
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 5:32 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello ellie, Thanks for your advice. It's a big sigh of relief that it is not feather plucking. About the diet thing, I'am currently feeding him a mixture of seed mix and pellets. But the little rascal is leaving the pellets and eating the seeds. I think I will alternate between the mix and pellets...
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: SHE DID IT!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: SHE DID IT!!!!!!!!!

I'am so happy for you. Cant wait for the day when I will make a similar post. :wink: Gracie looks sooooo beautiful and cute!!! No wonder why you wanted to scratch her lovely head. And thank you for the pics, keep them coming :). I which Gracie could send a message to Aero/Rascal/Jade to persuade th...
by AlphaWolf
Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:01 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thank you ellie for the tips, Whenever I put my hand inside the cage, or replcae the food and water bowls. I talk softly and comfort them. I do not make eye contact as they are prey animals and move slowly with any rapid movements. I had him for 3 days now( today is the 4th) and I can approach his ...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:10 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thank you for your warm welcome. Yes, I will let him settle in before starting training. He still doesnt eat in my presence and only plays once or twice with me. However, I learned that patience is the best approach. I started reading to him The Hunger Games and singing to him songs, now can I can ...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: My new ringneck! im over the moon.
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: My new ringneck! im over the moon.

Enjoy your new bird. I just bought my new green IRN 3 days ago. And like yours is 8 month old. :) :)
Please keep us updated with your progress in taming.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hi from Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: hi from Greece

OMG, mine too. Funny in a really cheeky way. Mmm...how old is your ringneck btw? Mine is 8 months old.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hi from Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: hi from Greece

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by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hi from Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: hi from Greece

Welcome to the forum. Just joined myself a couple of hours. :) What colour is your new indian ringneck? Mine is a beautiful green that I love. Take care.
by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: SHE DID IT!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: SHE DID IT!!!!!!!!!

OMG, you must be feeling super happy now. I just got my bird 3 days ago, a beautiful green IRN. Just out of curiosity, which color morph is Gracie and how old is she. Oh, and how long did it take you in total to get her to step up? Cant wait to experience the same thing. I'am guessing it will be a ...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Re: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Thx for the quick reply. From my lurking I know that you are quite an amazing IRN owner. Gr8 pleasure to know you. As you said, I will take it easy and not push till he feels ready. I want to teach that my hand is a treat hand and should be "revered". :) I will go with baby steps so as not to ruin ...
by AlphaWolf
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere
Replies: 70
Views: 1939

Hello From The Middle Of Nowhere

Hello everyone and IRN lovers from all over the world, I have dreamt to have an indian ringneck parakeets for as long as I can remember. I used to spend hours a day reading all of you guys Fids, from ellieelectron's Janey problems to the dreaded bluffing of young indies. And finally m dream has com...