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Kakariki from brogheada, nsw .  Australia, AL
Kiwi & Maori, Baby Tiki and Patu-paiarehe.

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Hi! My name is Kiwi & Maori, Baby Tiki and Patu-paiarehe.

I am a Kakariki from brogheada, nsw . Australia, AL.

Red crowned Kakariki Parrots

8 years old   M


Those rare sun flower seeds

The bottom of our cage

we hate that grid in our cage

she keeps her hands off us

we like to scratch at the bottom of our cage like a chicken.

A birds gotta keep busy.

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  Good Morning!
Hello Jaffa..... it's nice to meet you. I've never met another Dusky Lory.

We make wonderful pets. I am very affectionate and I love to play. When I get tired I like to take naps on Mama's tummy or shoulder. I like to dance and chase balls. I think your mom will have a wonderful time with you! Sending you lots of love.

Come visit me, Shami, Pip, Caillou & Isaac.

05/23/2012 04:38.10 AM Report This Comment  
  he's cute. left a vote!

Come visit me, Cupid ~RIP~, Yoshi & Luna.

06/19/2011 08:51.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Cool! Thanks for the info! Have another vote. ;)

Come visit me, ~*BeGe*~, Twissie & Sookie.

06/10/2011 08:19.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Wow! You're the only Kakariki bird on all of birdchannel... that's cool! Are they rare/expensive? Here's a vote.

Come visit me, ~*BeGe*~, Twissie & Sookie.

06/08/2011 07:00.29 AM Report This Comment  
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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
Just flying in to leave you with much cuddles and a hugs, glad that your flock visited us, we love your pretty flock!

Come visit me, Tweety bird & BeeBee.

12/12/2009 05:22.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Patu-paiarehu
I hope you have had a good weekend. Mama continues to be busy but I've finally tied her to the computer in an effort to write to all my friends. What a bird has to do to get things done. *sigh*
Yesterday we got some much needed rain, not much, but it was better than nothing. It washed away some of the pollen that the ponderosa trees have been sending out in yellowish/green clouds. Everything looked so nice after the rain.
In the evening, shortly before going to bed, I begged Mama to play with me. She held my stick up for me and I flew across the room to her with either one of my boats or my spoon in tow. Right before I'd land on the stick I'd drop the toy and it made a wonderful sound as it hit the floor. Then Mama would send me back across the room and I'd fly back with another item. After I was all done with the flying, Mama held me upside down and swung me by my feet and tried to grab the toys I'd dropped on the floor. Sometimes I'll even say, "wheee, ooooo... " when being swung like that. It was greyt fun.
I spent a little time in the aviary today, but have mostly been calmly sitting in my cage eating popcorn or perching with one foot up on Mama's knee.
I hope you have a greyt week. Tossing Spoon at your vote button.

Come visit me, Pepper, Poirot, Pringle & Artistic Avian Avatars.

05/31/2009 08:11.18 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Patu-paiarehu
Thanks for flying by. I've not been on here much lately and I have been champing at the bit to getting back to blogging more. I've been told this is the week to write so here I am. I sure hope I don't get so behind again. I've missed my friends soooo much.

It seems Spring has finally sprung. The last few days have been so warm. Pringle and I are looking forward to spending a lot of time outside in the aviary. Just last week some days barely went above 40 degrees F. This morning we went on a long walk. We didn't take the normal route so it was pretty exciting to see new things. I tried my quail sound successfully. It's one saved for outdoors only. None answered me though. We passed by several houses where there were big dogs. They barked excitedly as we passed and I barked back at them. At one point I tried barking like them. I had only ever barked like our small yappy things we have here. I also made my peacock sound which sounds like a very sick one. Then I'd proclaim, "It's a cat," and when corrected as to which animal it was, come up with a much improved sound. Pringle, of course, just sat on the bottom of her carrier or on the perch, all prim and proper and looked around. I think she's pretty boring but even I have to admit she can be cute at times.

I hope you have a great week and hope I can be back before long.

Calling like a peacock till your vote button falls off.


Come visit me, Pepper, Poirot, Pringle & Artistic Avian Avatars.

04/20/2009 11:49.56 PM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for starting to vote for me to reach BOTW, we've hit tough times for the past year and this year and it'd make our week. Your so beautiful too. Love percy. voted u too x

Come visit me, Yoogoos - RIP 17/04/10 my baby Oog, Umberto - in Memory of - & Percy - I miss my brother.

04/07/2009 03:51.48 AM Report This Comment  
Yay more lories! Beautiful!!

Come visit me, Noodle, Abby & Elvis.

03/27/2009 04:00.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Kiwi and Maori
I saw your names and had to come by right away. Then I saw that you are Kakariki's and got sooo excited. Mama lived in NZ when she was a kid and used to see wild Kakariki's when she went to school. She's been keeping her eye open for any on the channel.
I hope you come and visit me.
Leaving you a vote.

Come visit me, Pepper, Poirot, Pringle & Artistic Avian Avatars.

03/25/2009 11:42.37 PM Report This Comment  
I hope you are going well, love percy xx

Come visit me, Yoogoos - RIP 17/04/10 my baby Oog, Umberto - in Memory of - & Percy - I miss my brother.

02/23/2009 01:29.41 AM Report This Comment  
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01/27/2009 04:02.27 PM  
  Jabba here
yesterday i saw the exploded mop,hehehe.mommy brought the new bunny in the living room,to give him a big brushing,that poor thing had so many knots in his coat,but now he is all fluffy,the pictures are taking after he got is makeover.then he he startet to explore the living room,mommy told my little skin bro,to watch him and make sure,that he don't run under the cages,hahaha,yeah right,before mommy knew,he dispaiered under Leia's cage,so mommy had to move all the cages,to get him out of there,but i'm sure,he is happy to be hre,good food,nice house and some nice grooming everyday.we are doing good too,just finished out breakfast and mommy is waiting that it gets warmer,so she can start cleaning cages,she says,first its bly's and yodas,so she can hang up that breeding box,whatever that means,she says,we might will have little bly's in the future,oh i don't know,what to think about that,don't we have enough birdies here,but mommy says,she will sale them,if she has gotta go,mommy says,she needs more coffee and need to get started here.hope we can make it to Jack's party later on.hugs Jabba and Gang

Come visit me, PADME"GUS IS MY FUTURE HUSBAND", Leia"I Like Tiki", BOBA, Bly,Commander Bly"I'M A BOY", YODA"FLY FREE BUDDY& ANAKIN,WE' LL MISS YOU", Jango & JABBA R.I.P. 4/20/06 - 11/4/09.

01/16/2009 08:54.23 AM Report This Comment  
  hello there
hello there, percy here. I am ok, how are you? lots of new additions to your flock I see! lots of love percy

Come visit me, Yoogoos - RIP 17/04/10 my baby Oog, Umberto - in Memory of - & Percy - I miss my brother.

01/13/2009 01:03.27 AM Report This Comment  
  Greetings from Shannigans
The license is a bit costly, maybe in time or maybe just admire them at the store and raise a bit of something else. I am sure it is a lovely lamp, we have some sunlight bulbs in a floor lamp but we need to put some in the other light fixtures. Well I hope you are having a great morning, going to post a card to your Mum, better late than never, right.xoxoxoxo

Come visit me, Babycakes, Snigglefritz, Pumpkin, HALDIR AND PINK LADY, Sparkle and I am lost, escaped my cage, Shadow & Shananigans.

01/10/2009 12:55.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Greetings from Shannigans
My goodness, I did not know it is your Mums birthday today, Happy Birthday to your Mum and good going, getting herself a fine birthday present. I am sure you will come up with a lovely name. I know Grandma would post a card to her if she had your addy. Oh I dont know if I ever gave you our edress, so is the weather hot or cold there today? It is beautiful here, 60F and sunny, Gram is trying to cut down a stink tree with a dull hand saw,lol. Hope you make your new sister, or is it a brother, welcome, give your Mum a birthday kiss for me.xoxoxoxo

Come visit me, Babycakes, Snigglefritz, Pumpkin, HALDIR AND PINK LADY, Sparkle and I am lost, escaped my cage, Shadow & Shananigans.

01/08/2009 12:02.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Greetings from Shannigans
Wow, I wish we could be so lucky to find a bloke for me. I hope you will be at Jacks down under party the 17th, his hatch day and his Mums birthday are the 15th so the party is the 17th. My Moms birthday is Sunday and Grandma wanted 16 people to send a card for her 16th birthday but is short 5 but her friend from The Australia Zoo was going to post one. Grandma is trying to get us to say Crikey mate, now really. Snigglefritz today said come her Coconut, the little funny white dog. Our dogs are rescues and the lazy cats, cannot trust them. I hope you have a great afternoon.xoxoxoxo

Come visit me, Babycakes, Snigglefritz, Pumpkin, HALDIR AND PINK LADY, Sparkle and I am lost, escaped my cage, Shadow & Shananigans.

01/07/2009 08:06.01 PM Report This Comment  
  Greetings from Shannigans
Hello, hope it isnt too terribly hot for you today.xoxoxoxo

Come visit me, Babycakes, Snigglefritz, Pumpkin, HALDIR AND PINK LADY, Sparkle and I am lost, escaped my cage, Shadow & Shananigans.

01/06/2009 02:57.36 PM Report This Comment  
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11/13/2008 12:00.00 AM  
  never seen kararikis!! what pretty birds you are!!
A vote for being so unique! Come visit :-)

Come visit me, Plumpy, Pigeon, Birdie, Cabbage & Stealth.

11/12/2008 06:27.09 AM Report This Comment  
Left you a vote

Come visit me, Ricki, vote for my mom please! & in memory of Luci.

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM  
  Hi again from Monty
To get those yummy roses, I whisper in Mums ear "oooh pretty, ooooh pretty, I smells it". Mum lets me smell them. I then ask her "Monty haves it pretty flowers peas". That one always gets me a rose.

Come visit me, Monty.

09/15/2008 04:19.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Monty
We have been busy gardening. Mum puts me on the spade handle now cause "Isa naughty boy", she caught me digging up and eating her veggie plants. We're watching the Rugby game at the moment. "Go all backs".
(Monty really loves watching his sports).

Come visit me, Monty.

09/13/2008 04:44.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Monty
Hi Kiwi & Maori, Mums been a bit too busy lately for me to visit here too. Are those your babies?
Look Mum they "gots no feathers". Mum thinks its a bit hard to call them cute at the moment. Mums just incubated some chicken eggs. She let me listen to them in the shells and watch them hatch. When I told her "Wants one", she said not yet, they're too small.
"But I Wants One, peeease". Now I have to wait until they get bigger. She's got some duck eggs in the incubatorat the moment, I get to see them when Mum candles them. They won't answer me when I say Hello, and they don't tap back when I tap on the shell with my toe nails.

Come visit me, Monty.

09/11/2008 04:34.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Kiwi & Maori,
Oh, my gosh!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! Two babies.....Baby Tiki and Patu-paiarehe, you two are so little. Mom is always curious about the did she come up with Baby Tiki and Patu-paiarehe? When were they hatched? Can't wait to see you two grow! Can your mum tell the two of you one baby bigger than the other? I know your mom must be so proud~ Love ya, Pico & Cindy

Come visit me, Poco, Pico, Bindi - R.I.P. ♥ & Skittles - R.I.P. ♥.

09/08/2008 06:04.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Caymus flying by...
Hello Kiwi & Maori! I hear that somebirdies are going to be new parronts? Is it true that little baby birdies are on their way? I know it's your first clutch so I've got my wings crossed for a successful hatch. Tell your mommy to take some pics of the eggs. I bet even those little eggs are so cute! Mom wishes she had pics of me when I was just an egg, or when I just hatched. Keep me posted!

Come visit me, Blanche, Caymus & Peachy (2004-2010) - Thank you for BOTD!.

08/06/2008 11:04.36 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Kirby
Hello! You must be about the same size as me. I'm about the size of a ring-neck actually. Would love to see you reaching out with your long legs :) Yes, Suzie is a great talker but so am I! She's just louder than me :) Have a great day!

Come visit me, Kirby & Suzie.

07/12/2008 02:39.35 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Kirby & Suzie
Hello again, Mum hopes you'll see Kirby's wild cousins someday. She wants them to make a comeback :) She also has a question about you two. What size are you? We don't know much about Kakariki but it sounds like you may be small since that's what your name means? Maybe Kirby's size? Here's our vote for you. Have great day!

Come visit me, Kirby & Suzie.

07/11/2008 09:46.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Kirby
Welcome to BC. I'm an Australian bird, a Superb parrot (they call us barraband's here), so we're from the same general area of the globe :) But I hatched in California and then mum moved us to Oregon. I live with Suzie, an African grey. It's very nice to see you here on BC, you are very beautiful :) Here's my vote for you. Love, Kirby

Come visit me, Kirby & Suzie.

06/30/2008 05:05.25 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Kiwi & Maori,
Well, you're the first "Red crowned Kakariki Parrots" I've met.......and fine looking I have to admit! Welcome to Bird Channel - I'm a friend of Lori & Smeagols who told me about you two. Mom said she's going to have to read up about you two so she'll know something about you. I want to know how you got your name, Kiwi....I read about Maori which means small parrot. Are you two about the size of a parakeet? Will you get any bigger? What about talking? Can't wait to get to know you two better ~ Hope you two had a fun weekend! Love ya, Pico

Come visit me, Poco, Pico, Bindi - R.I.P. ♥ & Skittles - R.I.P. ♥.

06/29/2008 05:56.43 PM Report This Comment  
I'd first like to make a correction to my name. It's actually Majesty. My mom was still crying from the death of her other bird,Mercury. He was a cockatiel. My mom didn't see Plum Headed Parakeet so she put Bourke's Parakeet. But she found Plum Parakeet today, so she changed it. Thanks for the heads up. I'm leaving you a vote and adding you to my Aviary.

Come visit me, Majesty & Cinderella.

06/27/2008 11:05.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Vote for the Kiwi!!!
If my Mum was able to have a Kakariki, she wouldn't have me, so just as well she needs to have a permit. Here on the islands around the Chatham Islands, we also have the yellow crowned Kakariki. Monty

Come visit me, Monty.

06/27/2008 03:43.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome from Caymus...
Hi Kiwi & Maori, and welcome to the birdchannel. Lori & Smeagol told me about you two so I just had to stop by for a look. Silly mommy thought the only Parrot in New Zealand was te Kea, and here to find out...there are actually four different kinds including one that is flightless! This has been a very educational day for mom, especially since her dream vacation is to New Zealand to visit the Waitomo caves and of course daddy to go to the wine country there. Now mom knows even more about those lovely islands thanks to you! Oh, and I do the chicken scratch dance too...but only on a papertowel on top of a pillow. It looks like I'm digging for something. So will you ever be tame enought to let mom touch you, or are you mainly kept in a avaiary? Hey, you're safe from predators and well taken care of so that's all that counts! Leaving you guys a big vote and a hug...can't wait to hear more about you!

Come visit me, Blanche, Caymus & Peachy (2004-2010) - Thank you for BOTD!.

06/26/2008 10:39.28 AM Report This Comment  
  Gunner here
Thanks so much for stopping by and the compliment too.We never saw a bird you you before,your pretty neat looking. Not much going on here. Here's a V4U, talk to ya later. Gunner

Come visit me, Gunner, Savannah, Lucky...RIP & Stormy.

06/26/2008 09:43.16 AM Report This Comment  
Welcome to the BC !! I'm a fun and crazy kind of bird from Pa. If you get a chance, please stop by and check me out. The BC is a great place to have fun and make lots of friends. I hope we can be friends too. Here's a vote for you, talk to you later.Gunner

Come visit me, Gunner, Savannah, Lucky...RIP & Stormy.

06/25/2008 06:11.19 PM Report This Comment  
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