Mtoto (baby in Swahili)
Companion of: Carly J. Grigg
From (City, State, Country): Victoria, BC, CANADA
Age: 4 months
Birds Homepage: http://www.capeparrot.org
Number of Capes You Have: 1
Pet or Breeder: Pet
Why did you chose a Cape Parrot?: personality and reuptation of the bird
Amount of coloring & where: red and silver head and green, white, black body, baby coloring
Where Purchased: local breeder
When Purchased: Sunday December 3, 2000
Age When Brought Home: 12 weeks
Hand Fed: Yes
Price Paid: 1700.00 cdn.
Shy or aggressive around strangers: ultra cuddly. loves to meet new people
Talking ability: not talking yet but gurgles all the time. Squeeks when I arrive home.
How would you rate noise: always murmers to himself but very softlly
How would you rate activity level: plays for about 20 min then has a nap, still requires a lot of sleep
Likes to bathe: doesn’t mind the shower and LOVES the hairdryer afterwards
How cuddly or affectionate: likes to lean against you and likes to be petted
Territorial: not territorial at all
Size and type of cage: large parrot cage, Hagen
Favorite toys and perches: loves to sit in his food dish (no longer a food dish, but a fancy perch!) seems to like any toy that I give him.
What is the regular diet: varied diet, parrot mix, veggies, fruit, nuts and baby food
Favorite Food: corn and wallnuts
Avian Vet or other Vet: yes Cannot remember name
Wings Clipped: Yes Both
Any Health Problems or Accidents: none
Comments: I love this little guy. He is great with my Cockatiel, Tutti. Every day we practise a new trick. He is a very fast learner. He understands step up, wait, and comes when called. He has me trained in the art of hand feeding too!
Mtoto (baby in Swahili), Age 4 months, From Victoria, BC, CANADA
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