Your E-mail:
Will you wear a bird-themed costume for Halloween? Report Abuse

We want your experience on BirdChannel to be fun and safe. If you see any entries in the photo gallery or bird profiles that are offensive or obvious attempts at advertising, please submit the information below.

Date:10/23/2014 8:35:19 AM
* Your email address:   
Comment being reported:
Hello Norman~
I hope you are enjoying your Sunday. Mom and I were playing for a long time this morning and then I helped her make some pumpkin chocolate chip bread. There is a bit of it without chocolate chips in it so I can have some too! I know it seems odd to have pumpkin bread this time of the year but mom buys lots of canned pumpkin when it on sale during the holidays so we can have pumpkin bread or muffins whenever we like!
Enjoy your day!

Here is the Parakeet Blog for today!

Today's featured parakeet is the Plum Headed Parrot, another of the Asiatic Parrots. These parrots are very similar to the Indian Ring Necked parakeet but they are smaller. They are native to India, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

They live in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains. The like to live in forest and open wooded area. They eat about the same things the other Asiatic Parrots eat. They like leaf buds, blossoms, fruits, nuts and seed.

Unlike other Asiatic Parrots, the Plum Headed Parrot live throughout India and are not considered threatened but due to their habitat shrinking and people trying to capture them, the government has recently made it illegal to own them in India.

Just like the Indian Ring neck you can tell the boys from the girls without a DNA test. The boys have plum- colored heads while the girls have gray-colored heads. The get their full color at 2 years of age. The boys and the girls both have white tips on their tails! You can see pictures in my gallery.

If you raise the Plum Headed Parrot from a hatchling, you can teach it to talk. Older bird may never talk. They do not talk as well as other parrots but they are know to be able to scream really well! That's talking sort of!

They are social birds and seem to do well living with other small birds but they can get aggressive with larger parrots. We looked for them online and they seem to sell for around $250. I couldn't find any for sale near me or any breeders either so they must be rare. I do know that they are considered a type of Ring Necked parakeet so they are not legal in New Jersey.

I hope you enjoyed the blog. Please fly by and leave a vote for Coach Muffin! Thank you all for the votes! Muffin appreciates them so very much!

Love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar
* Reason why this is being reported: 

Top Products
BirdChannel Home | Bird Breeders | Bird Species | Related Links | BirdChannel Editors and Contributors
                       | Birds USA |  
Disclaimer: The posts and threads recorded in our message boards do not reflect the opinions of nor are endorsed by I-5 Publishing, LLC nor any of its employees. We are not responsible for the content of these posts and threads.
Copyright ©  I-5 Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.
Our Privacy Policy has changed. Your California Privacy Right/Privacy Policy
Advertise With Us  |  SiteMap  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Community Guidelines | Bird eClub Terms
BirdChannel Newsletter Signup | Link to Us | About Us | More Great I-5 Sites
Gold Standard

*Content generated by our loyal visitors, which includes comments and club postings, is free of constraints from our editors’ red pens, and therefore not governed by I-5 Publishing, LLC’s Gold Standard Quality Content, but instead allowed to follow the free form expression necessary for quick, inspired and spontaneous communication.

Become a fan of BirdChannel on Facebook Follow BirdChannel on Twitter
Get social and connect with BirdChannel.

Hi my name's Gabbie

Visit the Photo Gallery to
cast your vote!
Information on over 200 critter species