What type of parrot do I have?

Nakiami

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Hello, yesterday a parrot flew in my window. I want to know is it domestic parrot or wild parrot (some wild parrots live here in Brooklyn). I do not know what to do with it?
 

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You have a lovebird but i don't know the color mutation. If you don't want to keep it i recommend that you contact a breeder or a rescue and see if they will take the bird. Also it may be a pet bird that flew away so have a look around and see if there are any reports of missing birds in the area. Good luck. :D
 
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I will ask around, maybe someone lost it. I would keep it, but it is just too loud for my parents.:green:

But it is not a wild parrot? I just want to confirm if it is domestic bird, so to be sure if indoor is the best place for it.

Here in Brooklyn, these kind of parrots are living.(in the pic)
 

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Those other ones are Quakers, which are very good pet parrots, but there's several feral populations in different areas between NY, NJ and PA, which has led to restrictions on ownership since they've seemed to thrive in a non native environment.

If the lovebird has any kind of band on it's leg that's a very good indicator that it was captive bred, but I haven't ever seen groups of "wild" lovebirds, so it's fairly safe to assume this little guy got out or was unfortunately let out.
 
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Nakiami

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Thank you for the information.

This little guy does not have any tags on him. If my parents would not let me keep it, I have called my local petland store and I was told that they could take him in. Firstly they will take him to their veterinarian to make sure it is not sick, then they will put him for adoption.

The little guy sings kind of loudly in my small apartment but he is very cute. Is there anything that can tell his age or gender?
 

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It's definitely an adult, but it's difficult to determine the exact age of lovebirds because they mature fairly quickly and this being a color mutation you can't always rely on regular techniques. In most birds I look at their feet, as birds tend to have rougher, more callused feet as they get older, as well as changing color slightly from a bright pink to a more duller "flesh toned" pink, but it's not terribly reliable either way. The vet would have the most accurate guess to it's age.
 

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Id check your local Craigslist to see if someone has an ad up looking for this bird and post a found ad before giving him to Petland. Someone might be missing him dearly. He appears to be an Australian Cinnnamon lovie.
 

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I agree about posting on Craigslist or Kijiji, or equivalent (not sure where you're located). Someone 'might' have turned it loose, but someone out there just might be heartbroken too.
 

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If it is fairly comfortable in the cage, it is most likely not wild.

Also check with local Vets, they commonly get calls also.
 

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Please blast craigslist, all local shelters and vets, Facebook, and any other outlets you can think of. Someone might be mourning the loss of their pet. It is a lovebird, but I highly doubt that mutation was produced in the wild. Birds in wild populations tend to kill off anything that doesn't look just like them.
 

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Hello, yesterday a parrot flew in my window. I want to know is it domestic parrot or wild parrot (some wild parrots live here in Brooklyn). I do not know what to do with it?

That doesn't look like a lovebird to me, looks like a parrotlet. Probabuly a female.
 
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I will use all my options to find the owner.

I think it is Australian Cinnamon lovebird, because it kind of looks the same, but I will still make more pictures of it tommorow.

The little fellow is clever, as he/she opens the doors in the cage on his/her own. I am wondering, should I let it fly in the room or not a good idea? Maybe the owner of the parrot let it out of the cage all the time. Do you let your birds fly in the house and how does it get back in the cage?
 
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I would put some clips on the doors so he can't out, you could even use clothespins if that's all you have. If the room is a bird safe room you can let him out for awhile as long as you're going to be in room with him but don't leave him unattended. Personally for now, I'd just leave him inside, talk to him a lot and offer some millet spray with your hand. What are you feeding him?

Looking forward to a better pic of the little one!
 

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Looks pretty similar to my lovebird.
If it's pretty tame someone is definitely missing it.. Good luck finding the owner!
 
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Here is more of the pictures. In the morning the bird is too active, like something worries it, it constantly running around the cage and singing loudly. Is it normal for a parrot?
 

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The pictures need to be turned around.
 

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Here is the food for the bird. I can only attach 1 pic. at one reply.:green1:
 

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Here is more of the pictures. In the morning the bird is too active, like something worries it, it constantly running around the cage and singing loudly. Is it normal for a parrot?

Ok now thats a better picture, definitely a lovebird, sorry if I caused any confusion.

Singing is a sign of being happy. Running around the cage w/o cause just mean he wants out of the cage. If he is running around the cage as you are sticking your hand in or standing / staring / etc. he could be scared. Both completely normal behaviors.
 

Aquila

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You have a beautiful little bird, looks very healthy so it was definitely taken care of well, or at least eating well while it was outside!

Try putting up some flyers and hopefully you can find the owner soon, just stick to black and white so you can have the people identify it to weed out any fakers.
 

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Id say he's a young Australian Cinnamon peach faced- young because he doesnt have the upper orange yet. I'd get some little toys with bells, that way he might be more entertained with that than trying to open his cage doors.

Hes beautiful! I also have an Australian Cinnamon lovie. Here's mine, next to a regular wild color.
 

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