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Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 01-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,149
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Things greys say

Thank you! Here’s a couple videos – in the first one she is talking ... she uses different tones of voice to say things.
In the second video, she is playing on the floor and at the very end she...
Forum: Congo & Timneh Greys 01-19-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,149
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Things greys say

Hahahaha!! I was giggling all through your post!! My husband has allergies, and our lory has picked up all kinds of sounds - she makes the "clearing her throat" sound often.

My husband sometimes...
Forum: Behavioral 01-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,503
Posted By LoryLover
Re: My conure chose my husband, please help.

Both of our lories, the one we used to have (a male) and the one we currently have (a female) prefer my husband. As soon as I noticed this preference, we spent about 2 weeks where my husband would...
Forum: Behavioral 01-19-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Looking for biting advice

It's mating season now and if this is a male, he may be reaching the age where he is getting more aggressive. I don't blame you for now being terrified to reach in to get him, it sounds like this...
Forum: Training 11-24-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Tips on Training Conures how to talk

How I taught my two lories to talk, was just to talk with them as if they were a little baby. It's key to say phrases and words that you won't mind them saying back to you.

When we left the...
Forum: Training 11-24-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Training....for me!

I have a Lory and when she's out with me, she doing one of these things:

- playing hacky sack on the floor - she will toss it to me, I'll toss or kick it back, and the game goes on and on
-...
Forum: Behavioral 11-19-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Melon was nippy

In the evenings when we have most of the lights off downstairs, I've noticed that my Chattering will nip me if I try to take her with me downstairs. The first nip is very light, and if I keep going...
Forum: Training 11-18-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By LoryLover
Talking How to get a bird out of reach

Quite by accident, I have recently trained my lory (who I have had for 17 years now, since she was a baby) to hop on the end of a yard stick.

She got into a habit of going under a twin bed, and...
Forum: Training 11-18-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Bird only stepping up for treat

Did your birds ever initially run from your hand? Mine frequently fear the hand and run away, jump on the walls, hide, etc. My little guy the Turq I can't even go near him with my hand. What would...
Forum: Training 11-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Bird only stepping up for treat

All 7 of the birds I have had, I've tamed by getting them on my finger, all the while talking sweetly to them. Then I set them back down, and again get them back on my finger by placing my finger...
Forum: Conures 11-13-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,254
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Progress!

This is great progress! When they begin to seek you out, that's awesome. Just build on that foundation... creating a trusting friendship with this little birdie. Try not to act timid with him,...
Forum: Conures 10-20-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,254
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Progress!

Can you get him placed in a smaller area, so he doesn't have anywhere to run? (just for the stepping on the finger training sessions)
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 10-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Mirrors?

A friend of mine had a cockatiel for many years, named Harley. Harley loved his mirror that was in his cage! He would talk to it, and spend much time with it. Another friend had a parakeet that...
Forum: Eclectus 10-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Mango's babbling= uncontrolled LoL's

Sometimes Sweet Pea will get one of the toys that hangs from the top of the cage, swinging ... and then she will hang from the top of the cage right next to it and sway her body back and forth,...
Forum: Eclectus 10-20-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Mango's babbling= uncontrolled LoL's

I love it when they get into those moods!! Fun, fun!! :D
Forum: Conures 10-20-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,254
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Progress!

The way I've trained all of the birds I've had to step on my finger, is to put my finger horizontally against their legs, with just a bit of pressure that makes them step on my finger. Once there, I...
Forum: Lost and Found 10-20-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,925
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Lost my congo african grey

So sorry that Tusk is still out of reach. I've been in that situation a few times, and it's a helpless, scary feeling.

We've gotten our birds back by playing with their favorite toy within their...
Forum: Conures 10-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By LoryLover
Re: a problem, advice needed

Birds can sense the emotion that is behind the loudness of people, so as long as the loudness isn't angry outbursts and yelling - your Skitzo should be fine. Normally birds do fine with good,...
Forum: Off Topic 06-14-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,403
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Origins of your USERNAMES....

Mine is self explanatory too. :D I've had two lory parrots - a Moluccan Red Lory for 4.5 years and the Chattering Lory I have now for the past 17 years. I love lorys! :p Here's a couple pics of Sweet...
Forum: Lories and Lorikeets 06-14-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,580
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Lorikeet Vocabulary

She's talking in this video.
Chattering Lory Eating and Talking - YouTube

In this one she's tossing around her toys, one of her favorites is hacky sacks - she'll toss them back and forth to...
Forum: Lories and Lorikeets 06-14-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,580
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Lorikeet Vocabulary

Here's a vid of Sweet Pea that's cute.

At the end of the video, she says "bye-bye, see ya later"

Chattering Lory Playing While Being Held - YouTube
Forum: Lories and Lorikeets 06-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,580
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Lorikeet Vocabulary

Your Green Bean is the cutest!! I enjoyed watching her in the videos. :D What a character she is!

I have a Chattering Lory and truly believe they can and do carry on conversations with us......
Forum: Lories and Lorikeets 05-26-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,854
Posted By LoryLover
Re: One Year Old and Growing so Fast!

They are very pretty! I have great admiration for you to take care of two lories! Glad to hear you have them potty trained... our lory is also potty trained and what a world of difference it makes!
Forum: Questions and Answers 05-06-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,004
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Your bird's most annoying 'learned' sound

My husband has sinus allergies, so Sweet Pea learned long ago how to imitate sneezes and coughs which are kinda cute. But the one that isn't so cute is the nose blowing noise which she makes even if...
Forum: Indian Ringnecks 04-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,248
Posted By LoryLover
Re: Help! My parrot is crying!??

Maybe he's gone back into the baby, begging mode. Does he still cry when you put him back in his cage and you move out of the room so he can't see you?

When my chattering lory was a baby, she...
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