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I moved from the slums to the penthouse when my mom rescued me from a hamster cage.. Awards
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Hi! My name is Rico

I am a Yellow-Collared Macaw from South Bend, IN.

Meanie, attack bird or Ricano.

16 years old   M

Yellow-Collared Macaw


On my cool playstand.. I love to admire my kingdom below.

Strangers! They invade my territory, so I must attack them.

She lets me ride around on her shoulder and admire the world.

I love to do my "dude walk" where I prance across my cage. I also like to attack my image in the mirror..

"There is no changing me.. either like it or get bit"..

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM  
  Hi from George & Tiki
WOW! A HAMSTER CAGE!! How can people be so cruel! Here's a vote for you. Glad you're "moving on up to the East Side"

Come visit me, Tiki & George.

08/06/2007 08:33.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Rico
Hi Rico: I am Marley and I am also a YCM...Here is a vote for you. I'm so glad you found a good family.

Come visit me, Riley and Scooter, Zebo, Marley, My Circle of life & Cinnamon.

07/22/2007 08:02.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Rico!
I just wanted to say hello from one macaw to another. You are truly a beautiful bird! I am so glad you got a loving caring home.

Come visit me, Skittles & Bluebell.

07/17/2007 11:21.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rico!
Somtimes people are so ignorant! I can't believe your past owners had you in a hamster cage! The guy my mom bought me from had me in a chinchilla cage for 4 years. I was just decoration because I was so pretty, but he said he wasn't a "bird person" and never took me out or gave me toys. I'm glad we have new homes now though, that's the important thing! Anyway, stop by and visit me sometime, maybe we can be friends! Love, Raja

Come visit me, Echo, Raja & Nala.

07/16/2007 10:44.33 AM Report This Comment  
  You are deffinately not a hamster!
Hello my name is Ollie. You are so lucky that you were rescued by your new mom! How long have you been with her? I can't belive how some people treat thier "pets". I would be one grumpy boy (well more grumpy than usual) if I was put in a hamster cage. At the rescue where my mom got me there was a macaw like you. He chewed on his feathers, but was a very sweet bird. Mom would take them all if she had the time, space, and resources. Here is a vote, stop by and visit when you get the chance.


Come visit me, Brett - Greater Vasa Parrot, Pippin & Ollie (the bird formerly known as Harry).

07/15/2007 06:55.15 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi New Friend !! from Talon
Hi , My names talon and im a new bird here and still very nervous and i hope to make lots of new friends , so heres a VOTE for you and i hope youll come visit me and vote for me too !! C U soon !

Come visit me, Talon.

07/15/2007 03:02.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Buddy and Little Bird!
Welcome to BC!!!Its a great place to learn more about birds and make new friends with other bird people! My Mom got Buddy in April and fell in love with him, so she got Lil Bird 3 weeks ago.Once you have 1 want 2!!! Here's a vote for you! You're one tuff dude!!

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07/14/2007 11:24.50 PM Report This Comment  
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