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Say Hello to Mia!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Jeff Rader, Aug 7, 2004.

  1. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    The newest addition to the Rader household. She is an 8 weeks old Blue and Gold Macaw. She will remain at the breeder until she is weaned (around October or November). My office is 5 minutes away so I visit her often and even get to feed her occasionally (what a trip!). We look forward to bringing her home.


    She'll look like this in a few months...
  2. sweet! i've always had a liking for birds! shes a wee cute ball of feathers! aww! :D

    parrots are awesome fun when they are trained. you can now be an official TB pirate! woot!!! :D ;)
  3. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    Wow! I am honored! ;)
  4. but thats only after we see a picture of you with her on your shoulder, and an eye patch!

    chopping off your leg from the knee and using a stick as a replacement is optional - extra points for blood stains.


    :eyebrow: :D


    Nov 24, 2001
    New York,NY
    Watch your basses! Parrots LOVE wood!

    Congratulations & good luck, excellent pet!

  6. Mobay45

    Mobay45 The artist formerly known as "Big Daddy"

    Apr 28, 2004
    Irving, TX
    Those birds are beautiful! I did have an opportunity to see a couple of them in the wild in Costa Rica. I know you will enjoy her companionship.

  7. Mia is so cute I could pee a little!!!

    We used to have a Cockatoo (greater salmon-crested). He was named Hogan, he was our buddy and we miss him. :( Hogan had to go with us having our new baby boy in the house. :)
  8. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    Don't think I haven't considered that!! There WILL be limits set! :)
  9. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Nice. Ive always liked parrots.. i want to eventually own a minature parrot. I have parakeets now (biggest bird the parents will allow :<)
  10. [​IMG]

    That is the cutest thing I have seen in the last 5 minutes.

    Mind you, my boyfriend is at my house. :D
  11. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Hey she looks beautiful. Jess and I just returned from the zoo where they had some beautiful, massive Macaws. Maybe I can bring Roxie the Boxer over and they can play sometime...she'd only take little bites. ;)

    brad cook
  12. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
  13. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State


    Jun 1, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    wow cool! its like, a bird!
  15. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA

    Are you still GASsin' for a better boyfriend? :)
  16. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Congrats, Jeff!:) I know where you bought that, same place we got our umbrella Cockatoo. I was in there about 2 weeks ago and saw a baby blue and gold. That was probably her!
  17. jakepaul1


    Jun 30, 2004
    Congrats, dude. I have a Nanday Conure - cute lil' guy with a tremendously loud squawk! :)

    Used to have a Congo African Grey - amazing parrot, smarter than alot of humans that I know. :D We had to give her up because of my daughter's asthma.

    Have you had a parrot before? They're a really unique animal - I love my dog, but birds are on a different "level" in a lot of ways IMO.

    Anyway, enjoy! :cool:

    BTW, if anyone here on the board ever wants to get a bird I highly recommend the Senegal - cute, low maintenance and lots of personality.
  18. Jeff Rader

    Jeff Rader Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    So, you have a "Velcro Bird"! :) I hear they are very fun to have around!