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First bird, bought him at a local pet store untamed. Took 6 months to hand tame him and I was a novice!.

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Hi! My name is Flapper

I am a Conure from Sequim, WA.

Flipper Flapper
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26 years old   M

Conure

Pine nuts

On tree and on his shelf near his birdy teddy bear

Hates being separated from Simon

She brought home Simon

He chews baseboard mouldings! He is only hand tame to Right hands!.

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  How much an untame conure cost 20 years ago in CA
Elissa,
Sorry so long to answer your question.......Flapper was purchased in a pet store, open banded. He was $49.99. Although it seems cheap, I have since understood (along time ago....20 years now) that the cost is alot for the bird and the humans who adopt them when they are puchased imported and open banded. The cost of taking the bird out of its intended environment and the cost of taming them and dealing with what are their normal "real bird" traits from the wild.

I don't recommend purchasing ANY birds now that are in the pet trade. If I were in the market for a bird, I would look for one that needs a new home. (I have a Congo grey that I adopted in 1997 but the last bird I purchased was in 1991)

Come visit me, Flapper, Rio & Simon.

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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  Hi Flapper!
Welcome to BC here's a vote for you.... you are so cute! How much did you cost being un-tame?

Elissa, Woodstown, NJ.

05/20/2010 10:53.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Flapper
Welcome to the BC!!Here's a vote!!:)

Come visit me, Polly, Kiwi & Chili Peper.

05/20/2010 09:33.59 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Flapper
Reggie here. Hey I only like my foster mom's right hand and won't step up on her left one at all. When mom got me 3/17/10 I didn't even know how to step up and I'm around 15 yrs. Well, when you fly by you'll see what I was like. Anyway, Now I'm happy and gaining weight and doing all sorts of great and wonderful things. Oh I never noticed until now that I'm the very first one to give you a vote!! Fly on over when you can. you can meet the whole flock.

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*.

05/19/2010 10:28.19 PM Report This Comment  
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