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HI everyone,
I just wanted to drop in and tell you all a bit about me and my birds. I am 59 and am caregiver to disabled husband,James, our birds have become a fun time for us and well as my husbands speech is badly impaired I find a lot of company in talking to my birds and playing with them. HA!! still learning...:eek:
I started out with my first one, Willie, as a birthday present a year ago february 16th,,was told 'he' was a he..so went with that...then my youngest daughter ,who already had a cockatiel named charlie, had to go away for the summer last year and left charlie with me. LOL, she said when she got back that 'my two birds' were acting like male and female..so we decided to try to find out it Willie was actually male or not..
there sure enough was some yellow barring under the tail feathers and the solid gray v shape under the top of tail was also speckled? so we say ok..we have a female willie? I decide to put a nest in cage and well the mating seemed to go..for a while..but then well i noticed recently that both birds had been tearing the feathers out of the back of each others necks..and also noticed that Willie didnt have yellow barring anymore..took the nesting box out and now they dont fight..LOL guess I was tring to mate two males..hmmmm dont think that works..
ok I guess thats about it for now but I am loving reading all of your messages and learning lots from it..my daughter tanya introduced me to this site and has helped a lot..she has five eggs now and we are thinking of trading birds if she gets a female..I need some fun in my life and I believe that would be a great diversion in my confinement with hubby...he enjoys watching the birds play also..
great to be here and look forward to hearing from you all and hoping to learn a lot more about my birds and how to care for them and TEACH them things..

:D Blessings and happy bird watching to you all
 

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Hi and welcome to the site. I think you will certainly enjoy it here, if there is anything you need to know, just ask, somebody will be along to help out.

I edited your post, I took out the email address at the end. It's best not to put your email in full view because guests can also see this site, not just the members. By all means send members your email if you want to, do it through private message.
 

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Welcome to the forums!! :D I hope to hear more stories about your tiels. Do you happen to have any photos? (because we do love photos here, hehe) :lol:
HI Bea
I do have a few photos,but I tried to upload them last night and well it just never did..just kept sitting there saying uploading please wait? so i waited and waited and waited and then canceled? LOL..there is just so long a body can stay up..will try again later.
love the site and look forward to interacting with everyone possible..
 

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HI Bea
I do have a few photos,but I tried to upload them last night and well it just never did..just kept sitting there saying uploading please wait? so i waited and waited and waited and then canceled? LOL..there is just so long a body can stay up..will try again later.
love the site and look forward to interacting with everyone possible..
Make sure the photos aren't too big 640 x 480 is the best size for websites. If you try and upload one much bigger than that it doesn't work, it says it's uploading but it's lying! ;) Do you use Photobucket? If so, you can resize them on there first, then upload them to here. If you get stuck, just shout.
 

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Hi Mom

Everyone just to let you know this is my mom LOL......and ;yes mom load photobucket it worked for me bcause I could not get my photos to load either. I will try to get over there and help you figure it out it took me a while LOL. Im glad you are here we do have lots of fun here :p:D
 

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Hi there! Welcome to the site. I hope you will stick around here. Sounds like you love your birds, well don't we all..! :p
 
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