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Postby Cheekybeek » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 11:01 am

start a new thread, this is getting boring :-|

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Postby Baron Greenback » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 12:22 pm

ok cheekybeek, seeing as you already have I will jump in & ask you a question about a piece of trivia I heard the other day.

Apparently (grey?) parrots can live for 80 years, is this true? Do other parrots live quite so long?
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Postby Bremen » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 12:39 pm

Baron Greenback wrote:ok cheekybeek, seeing as you already have I will jump in & ask you a question about a piece of trivia I heard the other day.

Apparently (grey?) parrots can live for 80 years, is this true? Do other parrots live quite so long?


That's true, yup. Most large parrots can live for 50-90 years. Many large raptors (such as the Philippine Monkey-Eating Eagle) can live to 40-50 years.
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Postby Cheekybeek » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 1:06 pm

Australian Sulphur Crested Cockatoos can live over 100 years. I'm not sure about African Greys, as WIMH used to own one maybe she can answer.

OK if my pic works it's of the beautiful cockatoos on my balcony in Sydney. (All you aussies maybe can guess what suburb)

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Postby Cheekybeek » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 1:09 pm

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 1:10 pm

Cheekybeek wrote:I'm not sure about African Greys, as WIMH used to own one maybe she can answer.

your chirp is my command, cheekybeek! 50-70 years for greys. your cockatoos are lovely and look so happy, didn't think you had so many!
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Postby Cheekybeek » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 1:11 pm

My little cockatiel- the tiny thing on my avatar can live up to 25-30 years.

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Postby Baron Greenback » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 1:15 pm

Can they talk? what have you taught them to say?
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Postby Cheekybeek » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 1:16 pm

No they aren't mine they are wild birds just visiting. Thats why they are so happy, they got a crop filled with sunflower seeds and some fresh water. I couldnt stand to see them getting hungry during the drought. They repaid me by eating that wooden beam across the top to shreds, leaving a mess and pooping all over my table.

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Postby Baron Greenback » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 1:19 pm

Sounds like "seagull management" fly in, make a lot of noise & crap everywhere :)
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Postby Global Citizen » Wed, 01 Mar 2006 8:35 pm

Baron Greenback wrote:Sounds like "seagull management" fly in, make a lot of noise & crap everywhere :)


Good one! :)
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Postby vaishali » Thu, 02 Mar 2006 1:56 am

Cheekybeek wrote:Image


Hmmm, somewhere north, around Hornsby?
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Thu, 02 Mar 2006 6:07 am

Kirribilli?

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Postby Vaucluse » Thu, 02 Mar 2006 9:01 am

Could be Lane Cove - or you could be a <gasp> Westie :)

(How about Cherrybroook or around Dural?)

Definitely not around my area.
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Postby Cheekybeek » Thu, 02 Mar 2006 10:39 am

vaishali wrote:Hmmm, somewhere north, around Hornsby?


Got it in one! Hornsby is right!


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