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Hilda (even though I am a boy)

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Daddy had a friend that knew about me and my situation. See I had a wonderful mom for 25 years and she died last year. Her son tried to keep me but I didn't like him and he did not know what to do with me so he gave me to another lady. She didn't know what to do with me either. I have been sad and now hope mom and I will learn to trust each other. In just two days I am starting to get closer to her but won't let her touch me yet.
Update: Well mom got a phone call this morning from the vets office. Mom said she is going to have to give me a different name because the vet said I am a boy. Mom was looking at a name like Hidalgo which means noble one. I guess that fits.
Newest update: Mom and I turned a corner this week - She can hold me now once she gets me away from my cage so we are making progress.
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Hi! My name is Hilda (even though I am a boy)

I am a Lilac-Crowned Amazon from N. Las Vegas, NV.



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Lilac-Crowned Amazon







They bought me a new cage and toys because my old one was way too small and had no toys.

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  About crimson belly conures
Hi so glad you stopped by and said Hi to my Joseph. Yes we still have him...He is a precious bird. He is sweet and spunky. I think they make great pets. I would only buy one from a breeder who has hand fed them and spent a lot of time with them. They are not as domesticated as say the sun conures or green cheek conures....Handling them daily is so important. They love to be with their "humans". They are so content with a good diet and lots of chew toys in their cage. Mine all love leather to chew on and toys made with wicker...hanging foot toys are good and mine love bells. We love our crimsons. If you are really thinking about getting one I highly recommend you check PamperedPeep.com that is where we got our Joseph from. This is a family passion of their and I don't know of any place that socializes their birds as well as these people do.

Come visit me, Joseph & Keeya Tucson.

06/07/2013 06:30.11 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Hilda~~
I tripped upon your page by accident but once I saw your wonderful picture, I knew I had to introduce myself!
My name is Sugar and I'm a yellow-napped amazon from Washington State! It is very nice to meet you! You are one handsome guy!
I do hope you will come by and visit sometime! You will always be welcome!
Stomping out a vote for you today!
Hugs ~ Sugar

Come visit me, Little Angel's Bridal Shower, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar and Pippo have joined the Circus!!! & The Calendar Page~July's Birthstone is the Ruby.

08/06/2011 01:22.56 PM Report This Comment  
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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  Hi Hilda!
Bet by now you and your mom are all close and snuggly--you have a great forever home now with a mom who "knows what to do with you"! Well, happy Friday & here is a vote for you!

Come visit me, ANGEL & PEPPER.

05/14/2010 12:06.59 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Hilda
Dakota here i'am a red-lored amazon without my lower beak i lost it when i was one year old my first owner did'nt know about s hooks and i got it hooked on my beak and broke off my lower beak my owner gave me up to another lady and took good care of me for 8 years i did'nt like my new dad i chased him all the time and my new mom seen an ad for unwanted birds so she gave me up to my 3rd mom and dad and like them alot mom and my new dad play ball with me and understand my needs for soft food only i have 7 new people in my life that love me Thank you for stopping by to see me have to hang out some time.

Come visit me, Dakota, Bobo & Kiwi.

03/03/2010 07:19.36 AM Report This Comment  
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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
  Hi Hild
Sly here. Boy I don't even let dad pick me up unless he's got a special stick. You've seen them, they have the hand protector thing on them. But usually he calls mom. Although he is getting braver and makes me not chase him. Hmmmmm, I think mom may have something to do with that. Oh well, I guess I can't complain to much, I've had my way for 6 years. hehehe
Gotta fly for now...Oh how's the weather down in Vegas? We've been having all the wind with not much else.

Come visit me, Pimer--formerly Jack Jack, Sophie O'Too, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Ipo *SPRING IS SHOWING ITS FACE*, Shaggy--2010-2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13 & Punkin *My Dearest Little One--RIP*.

11/22/2009 08:31.24 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey!
Hmm... Hidalgo sounds like a good bet! So confusing when our owners don't know weather we are male or female, isn't it?

-Mika

Come visit me, Monk, Klutz, Mika "Thanks ALL for 2/17 BOTD!", Katana, Pluto, Neptune, Tink, Cayenne & Farewell, dear, sweet Klink.

11/20/2009 10:33.42 AM Report This Comment  
  Hild
Sly here. WOW you have come a long way. I'm real proud of you. Sounds like you're really trusting your new mom. It took my mom a while to reach in for me when her father finally gave me to her. She was only able to get me with a stick until one day I just stepped up without trying to bite. Now no matter what my mood mom can get me...but if I act like I don't want to be held she will let me be. I still dare dad to pick me up...he will use a special stick with a coconut hand protector if mom's gone, but that's no fun.
Which two are flying all over? Tiels? We've got a couple of them flying all around too. Scrappy and Menolly fly down here when we're downstairs and sometimes will even go back upstairs. Dandy has flown down but he prefers Kiwi's main cage. Mom says she's got to get one like that for him too. Kiwi usually only sleeps in his cage. He has a little one down here.
Gotta fly for now. Keep me up on how you're doing. Sure glad you're a happy bird now. v4u

Come visit me, Pimer--formerly Jack Jack, Sophie O'Too, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Ipo *SPRING IS SHOWING ITS FACE*, Shaggy--2010-2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13 & Punkin *My Dearest Little One--RIP*.

11/10/2009 07:59.21 PM Report This Comment  
  What I can Say
Hi Hilda!
Here is what I can say:
*Ruff *Meow *Wanna come out *Hello *Kiko *Whatever *(wolf-whistle) *opera singing! *pretty bird *pretty boy *are you talking to that bird again? and more!

(surprisingly a lot considering I am an orange-winged!!!) thanks... HERES A VOTE! ~Buddy, Kiko

Come visit me, Buddy, Kiko, Mr. Marabell R.I.P., Sprite & Petey.

11/09/2009 05:20.32 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey there!
Thanks for flying by and welcoming me! You are a very pretty Lilac-crowned. Do you make any sounds/words? Here's a big vote for you!
~Kiko, Buddy, (Marabell)

Come visit me, Buddy, Kiko, Mr. Marabell R.I.P., Sprite & Petey.

11/07/2009 08:33.13 PM Report This Comment  
  Wow I've never heard of a lilac crowned Amazon. You learn something new everyday :)

Come visit me, Opie, Seagull, Cotton/Peewee, Lucca, Lace, Chintz & Wyatt.

11/07/2009 06:38.20 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Hilda
Sly here. Hey, have you thought to go with Hildo? It's worth a try. You have a great flock to be with.
WOW you're coming along in leaps and bounds! So glad you're starting to trust. We all know how hard it is to trust again. Dandy still has issues and he's been here a year in Nov. He lets mom pick him up if he's away from his cage or any mirror. hehe he does have a problem with those mirrors. Scrappy and Menolly love mom and trust her very much and we haven't had them long in the flock.
Have a great week. v4u

Come visit me, Pimer--formerly Jack Jack, Sophie O'Too, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Ipo *SPRING IS SHOWING ITS FACE*, Shaggy--2010-2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13 & Punkin *My Dearest Little One--RIP*.

09/20/2009 11:31.25 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Hilda!
Sky Pilot here, sorry it's taken me so long to fly by but I left you a vote. I wanted to tell you that it's OK to take your time with your new parents. I'm so sorry for your loss. It sounds like your new parents are being patient with you and provided a nice place to live and that you have new toys! I was very scared when I met my new mom too! She did the same things and now I have been with her for 1 1/2 yrs and I really do love her and play now but it took me a while. Sometimes I'm afraid that she will leave me too, but she keeps coming back to me. I hope you can accept that your new parents are understanding and love you too. If you wanna talk, just fly on by.

Come visit me, Cielito Lindo, Jalapeno & Sky Pilot.

09/15/2009 10:53.28 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Hilda
I got Sarah from a woman who lost interest in her. She got dogs and spent more time with them and Sarah was showing her anger by biting. Sarah now is part of my family. Sarah is actually a boy but I did not get her tested until 6 months and I had already gotten use to Sarah. I tried changing his name but kept forgetting so Sarah it is. Besides he has been called that for 14 years so be knows Sarah and not the other name I tried to call him. And for me it does not matter what you call your bird. Just that you give Hilda all your love.

Come visit me, Jupiter, Sarah & Kitty-o.

09/13/2009 09:44.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Hilda
Ceasuar here a bluefront Amazon. I am a male to. I am so glad you found a good and loving home. Glad to hear that mom is making progress with you and that she can get close to you away from your cage. Tell her to be patient and loving and you will warm up to her. After us amaazons get to trust we develope quite a bond so it is well worth all the time devoted to us because we are quite loyal and you know with are displays when we do not want to be messed with. Mom has a time with me from April till August because my hormones say to bred but usually mom and I get along very well except when she has to clip my toe nails I do not really care for that. Thats for flying by and come visit anytime. Here is a vote for you.

Come visit me, Nippy, "Angel " THANK YOU EVERY BIRDIE", Opie, Sunny"RIP 9.11.2013 RB" Thank U for the prayers", Greenie "The newest member of the flock", Puffin, Little Bird R.I.P 3/24/2010, SHADOW, Feathers" Thank you for BOTD ", Ceasaur, CHEETA, Scarlet "One of the Mighty Macaws", Alex & Sweetie "Thank you friends", Julio, Charlie, Angel Baby "Thanks Every Birdie for BOTD" 5/29/11, Happy loves Maxie Pie, "SASSY GIRL", Peppy, Emy"I laid two eggs May 14, 2014", "Sweetheart" RIP Beautiful Girl, Sweetie & Chatterbox.

09/01/2009 09:55.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Again!
Jade here! Yep, I misunderstood. I was flying by and visiting so many birdies that day that I got confused. I thought YOU were plucking. Boy am I glad it wasn't you! You are SOOOOOOOO handsome. Too bad I have picked my Daddy as my forever mate...hehehe! Fly by anytime for a visit and thanks for clearing that up for me. C ya later!

Come visit me, Jade, Merlina, Starburst, Pipper & Sunkist.

08/31/2009 03:17.04 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello from Jade!
I am a Lilac-crown, too! But I am only 5 years old. You sure do look great for 25. If you are starting to pluck, maybe mommy can give you more showers, like every other day or rotate your toys out so you have new ones. This doesn't always work, though, cause my flock mate Sunkist still plucks and our mom does all that stuff, too. She thinks Sunkist is jealous of Starburst and the attention she gets from Daddy. Anyway, I hope we can be friends. It is not every day that I get to meet another LCA. Here's a vote for ya. C ya later!

Come visit me, Jade, Merlina, Starburst, Pipper & Sunkist.

08/29/2009 02:37.20 PM Report This Comment  
  hi hilda for now,
that is such great news!! maybe if I was to get away from my cage I would warm up to my Mom too. The only thing is I jump down and run along the floor, Mom calls it my cat and mouse game. Mom is worried about me because I am beginning to pluck and she says I am such a pretty bird and it worries her alot. take care and talk to you soon. p.s. Mom did not know anyone had written to us because her email does not always tell us when she has a message. here's a vote for you beautiful...

Come visit me, Pepper, J.B. (Jamie Bond girl 007), Teddy, Phebe, Daisy Jane & Alex.

08/23/2009 11:21.33 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello, Hilda!
We are glad to see you have a wonderful flock to spend the rest of our life with! We are sorry to hear your mom died. Our condolences go out to you. We hope you have a chance to fly in and see us some time. We love the company!

With loving hearts and outstretched wings,
Comet & Sunny!

Come visit me, Sunny & Comet, dearest Comet....

07/14/2009 07:53.52 AM Report This Comment  
  hi H...boy
well the breeding season starts around April and last into the summer. He should start to slow down with the hormones not to long from now but i don't know the age. It is a good idea not to feed him warm wet foods and do not cover his cage during the day even a little, just at night and no cozy tents ect. also shorten his day light hours a little if he is very aggressive. you only have to worry about these things during his season. He will probably get worse if you try to handle him much right now but he will be a great companion otherwise. My friend has a male like yours and thats what she does for her bird and what we do with our male eclectus. good luck and goodnight for now, JoAnne and Pepper...

Come visit me, Pepper, J.B. (Jamie Bond girl 007), Teddy, Phebe, Daisy Jane & Alex.

07/12/2009 12:26.39 AM Report This Comment  
  wow!!!
so you lived 25 years with everyone calling you a girl? we bet that was frustrating! well now it will be easier to understand your moods. males are much more hormonal than female amazons. this is their breeding season, so maybe it will be better to interact with you in a couple of months. that is so great that everyone knows your secret now. talk to you later, Pepper and all...

Come visit me, Pepper, J.B. (Jamie Bond girl 007), Teddy, Phebe, Daisy Jane & Alex.

07/11/2009 10:01.46 PM Report This Comment  
  hi hilda,
well we still have not held Pepper. she is just so fearful, even a dowel makes her so scared she acts like she will bite. So no hands near her, only she will hold my finger through the cage bars and then i give her a treat such as a nut she really loves. At first i would just sit by her cage and read and not look at her. she has come a long way for her since then. now she just needs to take that step without the bite so needless to say we are both scared. good luck, keep us posted on her progress. she is beautiful!!

Come visit me, Pepper, J.B. (Jamie Bond girl 007), Teddy, Phebe, Daisy Jane & Alex.

07/09/2009 06:31.18 PM Report This Comment  
  hi hilda,
my daddy died suddenly, he was only 24 years old. I have been in my new home for a week on the 4th. we have an amazon, (Pepper) at our house that no one can handle, we don't know the story behind her so it makes it very hard. she is sweet but will not let anyone touch her right leg so she won't step-up, she will bite. she may have had her band removed on that leg. we know Hilda will come around she has been handled hasn't she? just give her time. we have a dyh who was mistreated and is now the most loving girl. she is living with skin sister now, her name is Sierra. here's a vote for you, You are so pretty!!, Phebe and flock...

Come visit me, Pepper, J.B. (Jamie Bond girl 007), Teddy, Phebe, Daisy Jane & Alex.

07/05/2009 08:48.37 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Hilda
Welcome to the BC. I know what it is like to be in a home where people have a tough time adjusting to you. I had a similar situation. You sure are a pretty bird. I am certain that you will eventually come around and appreciate everyone in due time. Say hello to your flock for me. Here is my vote for you. Hope you find the time to come visit me.

Sweet Pea

Come visit me, Sweet Pea.

07/05/2009 07:10.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Hilda
Hang in there we had a similar situation last year with a blue fronted amazon named Luigi. He had a bad habit of biting people. He has gotten lots better letting my mom and dad pick him up know. He still doesnt like me though. Oh well I sneak in his cage when he isnt looking and eat his goodies. I will vote for you. Petey

Come visit me, Petey.

07/05/2009 06:26.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Hilda!
Sounds like you and your flock have some nice pet humans! I hope you have a wonderful life in their care.

Here's a vote!

Come visit me, In loving memory of my beloved Joey, Cleo, Chicklet, Poppy- Goodbye Joey my love, Jazz & Sunny.

07/04/2009 11:46.40 PM Report This Comment  
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