Look what I just caught in my backyard

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by Imp, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    For the last couple days this little guy's been hanging around the chickens, eating out of the bird feeders. After not seeing it all day, (I kind of thought the crows had gotten it) I just heard it chirp. When I went outside to look, it had gone into the cage. I slowly approached and shut the door.

    Not sure I can keep it, but might give it a try. At least it's not crow food.

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  2. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

    May 11, 2010
    West Enfield,Maine
    awwww she is a cutie, its a she...
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    What a little beauty! Somebody is missing her!
     
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  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    You can tell it's a she.

    I've had lots of caged birds over the years, but not a parakeet since I was a teen.

    I'll keep an eye out for flyers/owner. It would be better to go back to her owner.

    She seems very small, maybe young; or maybe just a faulty memory.

    Imp
     
  5. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

    May 11, 2010
    West Enfield,Maine
    yes i can tell it is a she, above her beak is the pale pinkish tannish color, males will be blue

    I have 8 parakeets, 4 females and 4 males hehe
     
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  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Awwww, I'm so glad you caught him!! [​IMG] And you're right, at least he wasn't crow food! [​IMG] Pretty little thing he is!!
     
  7. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Songster

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    You know, there's a lady who lost a similar-looking bird here in San Diego and would give a lot to get her back. I don't know if she could have traveled to where you are, though. Besides, her bird had a lot more blue on it than this one, which is very pretty, too.

    If you want to read more about her missing parakeet, here's a link:

    http://www.welovebirds.org/profiles/blogs/have-you-found-my-parakeet
     
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  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Just got done cleaning up the cage and dishes. They haven't been used in years. She seems to be calm chirping occasionally and watching TV.

    She'll be going into the spare bedroom while I'm not home to keep an eye on things. (Have a cat with a taste for caged birds)

    Imp-Used to have canaries.

    desertdarlene-Thanks for the link, too bad she lost her parakeet. Hard to lose a pet.
     
  9. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

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    Good for you, Imp! She must be so relieved to be back in comfortable surroundings, that are more like what she's used to. That's so cute, that she's watching TV. I'm glad you caught her before she became a meal for someone else.
     
  10. Sassymygirl

    Sassymygirl Miss Equestrian

    Sep 16, 2008
    Carencro, Louisiana
    Awww! She's so pretty! I love her coloring! [​IMG]
     

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