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Re: Long lived parrots for not overly experienced owners?

Thanks for the clarification Chris. I was perhaps a little oversimplified with that. Mostly the intention was just to help keep an open mind to to different species that might be a good fit that may not have been on the radar because of preconceived notions based on generalities. I did say, "less concerned" not unconcerned, just in hopes of not limiting the options. My girl Baxter IMO, would not at all be considered typical for a YNA. It's just how she reacted to me. It's about the individual's personality.

I agree with you absolutely. The specifics of each species needs is an important consideration, like Ekkie diet being lot to get your brain around. I admit, I was more than a little overwhelmed when I first met Patches, but I opted to learn as much as I could before I felt ready to bring him home. He was just perfect to me in all his featherless glory, and worth every bit of the research and preparation. That's when this forum became such an invaluable resource for me. (Yourself included, Chris!)

So, Future is starting research super early, which allows lots of time to learn about the specifics and idiosyncrasies of the potential parrot to be. Bravo for that! Also, hopefully time to gain some valuable experience caring for parrots in general, which can only help in the decision process.

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Re: Long lived parrots for not overly experienced owners?

Galah cockatoos have reputation for independence, they don't need you home all day.
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