Cape Parrot Image Huka/Ali

Companion of: EB Cravens

From (City, State, Country): Hawaii

Age: 7 years

Birds Homepage: http://www.capeparrot.org

Number of Capes You Have: 2

Pet or Breeder: Breeder

Why did you chose a Cape Parrot?: Intuition

Sex: Unknown

Sub-species: Fuscicollis

Weight: 350 gram

Amount of coloring & where: Normal

Length (nose to butt): never measured

Where Purchased: P. Sargeant and L. Constantine

When Purchased: early 93/early 94

Age When Brought Home: Unweaned chicks

Hand Fed: Yes

Price Paid: 500

Shy or aggressive around strangers: Can be either

Talking ability: Can but not encouraged

How would you rate noise: African gray category with more squeals

How would you rate activity level: Best kept with some wingspan intact

Likes to bathe: Leafy wetted branches only

How cuddly or affectionate: Gray category

Territorial: Can be very

Size and type of cage: Heavily planted walkin 12’x12’xl0′ high

Favorite toys and perches: green stems, rotted logs/ live tree perches

What is the regular diet: organic beans, rice, sprouts, greens, fruit, nuts

Favorite Food: lilikoi seeds (passionfruit0 esp. when with chix

Avian Vet or other Vet: Grune

Wings Clipped: No

Any Health Problems or Accidents: Female one lazy eyelid from birth

Comments: May be extremely jealous other birds.Handfed males can be overimprinted dysfunctional fathers.Some subspecies mixtures in U.S. Feed extra ESFs in diet.Beware clipped nervous pluckers.Any person keeping this species should give back to conservation regularly and consider owning a pet pair instead of singles as breeding pets, age 10 or so.

Huka/Ali, Age 7 years, From Hawaii

9 March, 2001 (17:37) | Cape Parrot Registry | By: Craig (Thor's Dad)

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