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  1. Parrotlet Talk
    I think it's been a while since I've posted an update of Tofu but I just wanted to let you all know this forum is great and I've received so much help! We got Tofu end of October/Beginning of November in 2020 at around five months old. I had talked to the breeder before getting her regularly...
  2. Parrotlet Talk
    Hello! Baby Tofu is doing fantastic- her clipped feathers are regrowing and shes beginning to fly around more still not much of a toy gal but the sea grass matt has done wonders she also has found a love of oat spray and will now spend hours on her mat swing foraging and playing with the oat...
  3. Parrotlet Talk
    I live in Greece and my baby girl is 5 years old. I am looking for a quality seed mix and I am having a hard time finding one. I've already ordered the Psittacus maintanance mini formula pellet brand (the only pellet brand here) and plan on converting her if possible but I also want to...
  4. Introductions
    Hello everyone I'm brand new to parrotlets, we have had our beautiful Tillie for a day and a half. I'd really like to do this right, and the advice on this forum is awesome, thank you. One thing I would like to clarify is when to start handling her- I know this is really important to establish...
  5. Parrotlet Talk
    Hi guys. I've been reading up on Parrotlets and I've been interested in getting one. The thing is, I work 40 hours a week and I'm scared that he will still get lonely. So, if I get 1 parrotlet, I might get another so he won't be so lonely. But if I do, will they be able to live in a cage...
  6. Parrotlet Pictures
    Share your Parrotlet Videos If you see a video you like or have a video of your own parrotlet feel free to post them here too. I would love to see them. :D I just seen a video and wanted to share it with everyone. It is of a 4 week old baby preeing his new feathers...
  7. Parrotlet Talk
    Hi everyone, I'm new around here so I'm sorry if this is in the wrong topic section. I have a little parrotlet, she was born March 21st. I handfed her and everything. She took a little while to develop feathers compared to the other babies but she did... until, her right side of her face didn't...
  8. Parrotlet Diet
    Hi everyone, this may be a silly question but does anyone else have a bird who puts food in there water dish? I’m constantly changing one of my birds water probably about 10-15 times a day!! Every time I do she goes and get seeds, veggies or a few pellets and drops them in there. She’s...
  9. Bonding and Training
    Hi, I'm new to this forum! About 2 years ago, I purchased a turquoise parrotlet named Bubbles from a breeder who supposedly hand-fed her babies. Unfortunately, I do not believe the babies were hand fed. Regardless, I used clicker training to get Bubbles to eat millet from my hand, and...
  10. Introductions
    My Kiwi is a feisty little guy and I am joining this to be able to learn tips and tricks that will help me handle him better! :)
  11. Introductions
    Hi guys! Been meaning to join this site for a while. Basically... I have recently rehomed a parrotlet, who now goes by the name of Hiro, and my poor boy is pretty disabled. I work with birds and he was 'dumped' on us by an animal wholesaler that was supposedly 'deciding to shut down' and...
  12. Parrotlet Talk
    I am trying to find links to learn what pairs and genetics are going to produce healthy and unhealthy birds. I also want to know the basics like what colors you can and can't pair. I want to be able to understand the genetics but I can't find any sources that cover all the colors there are, and...
  13. Parrotlet Talk
    do they brood as they lay? or do they brood only when they decide the final number of eggs in a clutch?
  14. Parrotlet Talk
    I've had a male parrotlet for 9 years now named Kricket and he's always had this issue where he will mutilate his feathers. It's been a source of strife for me but I could never figure out what it was and so I attributed it to frustration and boredom. But it never made much sense because he...
  15. Parrotlet Talk
    Just curious how many other parrotlet owners out there have birds that go loco when they hear or see a crinkley bag? My parrotlet, Kricket goes crazy when he hears or sees one and I unknowingly exacerbated the issue at a young age by increasing his exposure to plastic bags tenfold. It's...
  16. Parrotlet Talk
    I have a Yellow male Pacific who is 1.5 years old in excellent feather. I'm reaching out to everyone to see if you are looking for additional breeding stock for the upcoming 2017 season. I am located in Hermosa Beach, CA. Diet: Fed on fruits and vegetables and seed base. Good eater. Likes to...
  17. Parrotlet Breeding
    Hello everyone. Do anyone have an idea what color my baby parrotlet will be? The mom is green and the dad is blue. Do you think they will be either green or blue? Or a mixture of both? Also the mom only had two babies.... Will there be a chance one will be a boy and the other a girl? I'm not...
  18. Introductions
    Hello everyone I'm new to Talk Parrotlets. :) I have one baby soon on the way to me when he/she is weaned and able to leave her parents and nest! I'm so excited. I ordered a Blue male, but the mom only had 2 eggs out of 7 that we fertile, so now my chances for a Blue male are slim. Cross your...
  19. Site Feedback and Discussion
    Hey there. I've been a part of this forum since about August when I got my parrotlet. I'm more of a central part of bird blogging (i.e. tumblr) and I've noticed a huge disparity in information-giving and tone when it comes to educating people on their birds. I gather information all over the...
  20. Bonding and Training
    I recently taught my baby a first few trick, which brought me a lot of happiness, because it confirmed that I can communicate with her and that she understands me. Hurrah! Lilly learned to do the turn around and somersault around a branch and she does them consistently in different locations...
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