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http://www.petforumz.com/Senegals-Meyers-Myers-comparison-Quakers-ftopict4468.html (Senegals, Meyers (Myers?), and comparison to Quakers)
I'm trying to get a sense of what these birds are like. I'm told they're quiet but playful and good as pets. I'm also told they're slightly more aggressive (Senegals) than, say, Quakers, and not nearly so talkative. I'm told the Meyers are less prone to aggressiveness and are more mild mannered ..
« I once had a quaker. In my experiences and from what I learned here, quakers can be territorial regarding their cage and will defend it. But the moment they are out of the cage everything is fine. .. »
« joking of course? I keep aratinga conures as well as quakers and nothing outshrieks an aratinga! My quakers are quiet in comparison. »
« conures, Our pair of suns are so freakin loud, they were so cute and cuddly and quiet in the first few months,but now when they feel the urge aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk.. »
« Yeah, repeat that "aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk" several times over for my sun. He always does it in bursts of several. I keep trying to get him to Ack out Jingle Bells. It's like singing it.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Advice-Pet-Bird-ftopict3844.html (Advice for Pet Bird)
I'm trying to decide what kind of bird to buy for a pet and just can't make up my mind. It's sort of a first "serious" bird... I owned a budgie when I was much younger, but that was many years ago. So far, I'm interested in the following species : lovebird, cockatiel, meyers parrot, maroon-belli..
« Cockatiels are great for the first time serious bird owner. Not too loud, plenty of personality, and the males are fair talkers. They are not quite as dependent on their masters, if you have a pa.. »
« Hi Mike! My quaker was my first "serious" bird. He's a male and quite a talker... Not too loud, but I've known other quakers to be really loud. I also have a male cockatiel who has a wonderful whi.. »
« Also check out green-cheek conures. We have a female and she's an absolute joy... Smart as a whip, not too noisy and by far the most affectionate pet we've ever owned. Rick »
« Reread... they have the 'potential' to be 'little' noise machines. :) Our GCC used to go off like crazy every time he'd see a stranger walk past our front window. He was the watchdog. :) you'll I'm .. »