id like you all to meet the newest member of "the zoo"

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by bagendhens, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. bagendhens

    bagendhens Songster

    Mar 29, 2009
    Outside the Boundries

    jack is now a 6 1/2 week olf Severe macaw who is an absolute love of my life. hes still on 3 feedings a day and is very much a baby (i have many years experience handfeeding baby birds) and is my first ever Macaw.
    ive had him a week and a half and must Absolutly inlove. i didnt think i could fall so hard so quikcly, but hes got me wrapped around his little foot!

    were starting to introduce new foods now and while he likes fresh strawberry and grapes hes taking his time with veggies lol, but we have plenty of time given these guys would be fed in the wild untill 6-8 months of age and im planning on abundance weaning him, hell get fed formular ofr as long as he chooses it [​IMG]

    hes already started exploring his cage, but i have him sleep in tupper tote because of drafts and hes still rather unsteady.
    and today i put him on his play-tree, a tabletop manzanita tree, he doesnt mind being up there but isnt sure how to get around yet. thats ok though, its all great for his dexterity.

    he LOVES to snuggle and is right now happy grinding asleep on my chest.

    if i didnt mention it already...
    i adore him!
  2. verthandi

    verthandi Songster

    May 18, 2007
    How sweet is he! I love the beak grinding sound. He's absolutely stunning...I expect more photos as he grows. [​IMG]
  3. firedancer57

    firedancer57 Songster

    Aug 25, 2010
    Lurking in the corner
    Jack is beautiful ! What wonders and love these little things bring us. Good luck.

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