Mila in her flight suit...

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Mila in her flight suit...

Post by kimtoo » Thu Oct 26, 2006 5:48 pm

http://www.kodakgallery.com/Slideshow.j ... 6cys4&Ux=0


this is night three for Milagro wearing her flight suit!

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Post by Dani03 » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:08 pm

She is gorgeous! Love that 'baby' look to the macaws...Aggie looks like an adult...

Love the FS but I know my macaw would take a finger off!

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Post by Bird crazy » Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:16 pm

Beautiful bird and so proud you got the flight suit on.
Now you can take her everywhere :D

The colors are so gorgeous on her. Does she shower or use a spray bottle to keep her feathers so pretty?
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Post by Dani03 » Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:39 pm

I know! I am so envious of those feathers. Aggie will still 'over' preen hers but she has stopped doing it every day. I think it's a nervous habit of hers and won't go away...

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Post by Donna » Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:47 pm

Kim your doing so well with her she looks great. Love the FS too!!!

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Post by Mikaela » Fri Oct 27, 2006 5:09 am

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~ Mikaela Sky

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Post by kimtoo » Fri Oct 27, 2006 8:08 am

Mila has learned about the shower since coming to live with me. She had not seen it before :shock: and is still a little nervous at first but really gets into it after a minute or two. I don't mist her as often as I probably should :oops: but she showers every 5-6 days....did wonders for her feathers :D

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Post by xo Missi » Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:23 am

Let's all say it together now........*AWWWWW* What beauty! I am really getting intrigued by the big birds!

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Post by kimtoo » Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:03 am

Thanks Missi! I am definitely in love with this bird. She has only been with me 3 weeks but the bonding is incredible and each day I see her grow and settle in and become more a part of the "flock".

My IRN babies are not allowed too close to her whereas I put them on the same stand with my grey....they all chatter together, just don't want to risk any lives!

My grey was my first "big" bird, now he feels so small :shock:

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Post by kimtoo » Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:05 am

ps....love the new avatar(?) Dani? did you do this one too? I want, I want!

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Post by xo Missi » Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:37 am

Oh crappies! I forgot to make a post about it! DANI MADE MY NEW sig av :D

Kim, I gotta ask you. How do you handle that many fids? I want to know how I would ever do it so I need advice.
Like I'm sure you love them all soooooo much so how do you divide your time between them? I'm sure Joe and I will get another IRN some day, and an Alexandrine is my dream bird, I just don't know how I'll divide my attention. ADVICE???

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Post by Dani03 » Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:45 am

:oops: Yeah I made Missi's new sig...

Kim hun, all you have to do is send me the pics you want...or just lump all the pics you have and let me pick...and I'll get one up for you ;)

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Post by kimtoo » Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:20 am

Dani-you're the best! I am going to get pic's to you tonight! Woo-hoo!

Missi--it is not easy---but worth every moment to me. I am slightly :lol: over-extended and the biggest challenge is to make sure the fids don't suffer because of it. I have several stands in my great room and all of the fids spend several hours in the evening out with me (they sleep in the den/bird room). This is also the time they get fresh veggies and nuts. I put the foods out on the trays so they can "forage" together (by species). Then I spend a little one on one time with everybody, some nights one bird is needier than another and I spend my time accordingly. The blue baby (most recent "rescue") will not yet tolerate one on one time--she gets out with the others, hopefully without too much bloodshed (mine!) and I know that is helping her. The quaker pair respond to just being present-try to handle them and kiss your fingers good bye, I am NOT kidding. So they are in a HUGE free flight cage (aviary) but do not come out. There cage is outside under the roof on my front prorch right in front of a picture window so they can see and hear everything going on inside too. BTW--they were doing the mating dance this morning :shock: anybody want a quaker???? All of my fids go outside on the deck in the backyard every day that weather permits, here in N Fl that is most days. I hope that makes up in part for me being gone 8-10 hours a day. Big bird and Mila are needier-they are getting a disproportionate amount of my time right now. Seems to be okay...take it one day at a time. I think they are happy...

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Post by xo Missi » Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:45 pm

You have a flight aviary?!!!! I would LOVE to see pics of it and also of your bird room! :D

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Post by Dani03 » Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:46 pm

Oh me too! I second that...get us those pics...

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Post by kimtoo » Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:12 pm

Okay, okay :P

I will try to get more pic's...my outdoor cage (which I called an aviary) is about 4'wide, 3'ft deep, and 6 feet high. Some might not consider that an aviary but for a single pair of little quaker parrots I think it fits the definition. They fly all over the place. I used to house 6 lovebirds in the cage and they had tons of room...lovies are gone now so the Quakers inherited the space. They were in a cage the size of my IRN cages when they came to me and that seemed a bit small for 2 birds and a nestbox...

Anyway...no promises as to when but I will get pics up soon.

PS my bird room is a mess but I don't want to hear a peep about it out of you two picture pushers! :wink:

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Post by Bird crazy » Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:16 pm

Ok ok I promise for them, not a peep let's have the pics!! :D
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Post by Dani03 » Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:41 pm

Um...peep...:P

Yaaay...I'm a picture pusher...alright...lets see how many more I can wring outta ya now...;)

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Post by kimtoo » Fri Oct 27, 2006 5:15 pm

there is one in every flock....or should I say AT LEAST one :lol:

Where are your pictures smarty britches?? Haven't had new pics of Aggie and Prinny in hmmm.......errrr....uhhhhh.......a WHILE! Unpack those boxes!

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Post by Dani03 » Fri Oct 27, 2006 5:33 pm

Ah I have to be the trouble maker...;)

I have an excuse...lame but still an excuse...:P I am just gonna have to save up the money and get that really good digital camera I've had my eye on...

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Post by xo Missi » Fri Oct 27, 2006 6:38 pm

Me too me too! I'm a trouble maker as well!!!*jumps up and down* :lol:

PICS! Please :)

*sits patiently now*

....

*falls asleep*

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Post by Dani03 » Sat Oct 28, 2006 2:08 pm

*pats Missi on the head* Night night...

Still waiting...*taps foot impatiently*

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Post by xo Missi » Sat Oct 28, 2006 3:38 pm

*snooooooorreee* :wink:

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