Amaya was killed and new budgie

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by Akane, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Amaya my first budgie died. It was an accident but still my fault. It shouldn't have happened. I've been crying since thursday. Every time I see her cage, the materials I was using to make her toys, or even just the thought of going home makes me start crying because I remember Amaya isn't there.

    Finally my husband talked me in to getting a new budgie. I picked out the most energetic (and somewhat insane) budgie in the pen. A little sky blue female with opaline wing pattern. She escaped twice from the experienced bird person trying to get her in a box. Finally she gave up escape and resorted to biting and screaming until she was securely in the box. At home she got silent for a day until I chirped at her as loud and high pitched as I could. She eventually answered and hasn't really shut up since. She's bouncing around her cage like a pinball and I've compared her to a child after eating all the halloween candy. [​IMG] I did get her to chill long enough to start teaching her to step up on to a perch. She eventually got bored and went off on a squawking flapping tirade until she ran in to something. I decided we will work in very short sessions and I feel sorry for the future male I want to get for her companion.

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  2. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's beautiful!! I used to have two budgies but then they died. That was a long time ago, and now I have a pearl cockatiel. She is super friendly and loves to be with me wherever I go (around the house). She's layed 3 clutches of eggs this year, the first two clutches totaling 4 eggs each and this last clutch totaling 3 eggs. I wish I could get her a mate! Good luck with your budgie (and budgies to come [​IMG] )!
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Aww! I love budgies... [​IMG]
     
  4. birdmaniac3000

    birdmaniac3000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where do u live because i have 17 parakeets that i can't keep anymore ande most of them are great beautiful blue male and their are some pair mating one with eggs
     
  5. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Unfortunately I'm in Iowa so half a country away. I do know someone doing bird rescue. However she mostly has cockatiels and she's not sure she wants to part with any of her budgies. She has 2 dark blue males and a very pied female that we would like to have. I messaged someone about a nearly all white male with bits of light blue on hoobly.com but haven't received an answer.
     
  6. NaomiSarah

    NaomiSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry for your loss... these things happen, but when it's an accident it's always harder. I'm thrilled you found someone new to try and help heal that wound.
     

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