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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 9:55 am    Post subject: Help please.

Hi I am new here and new to the Kakariki. I have today bought a kakariki, after being persuaded by the pet shop owner that they are easy to talk and tame, after getting home and looking on the net I find out that it is Rare for females to talk tame or even whistle. is this correct? also I am not sure how to tell properly if it is male or female it looks like a young bird, but I am just not sure! it is a lovely looking bird with a nice yellowy green color and red in the usual place around eyes and beak, I have spotted under the flight wings red blotches and I beleive This usually indicates female though I again have read this and may be mistaken. I would be grateful of any help that can be offered, I live in the UK, I have never before heard of Kakariki's but they are beautiful and I am glad I found one, I went out with the intention of a cockatiel, but me and the wife saw this and fell in love so we got this instead. Please help if anyone can.

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Rob
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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:26 am    Post subject:

w3c
There are many threads and pic here explaining the differences and taming etc by those who actually have hands on experiance..
There is a quick search box to the left and search button above
If you cant find what you are looking for please post back

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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 12:54 am    Post subject:

hello and w3c ............ im a noob too and have lernt loads from old threads on here....... still a long way to go tho Think its a fab site and packed full of usefull practical info <v>

and steps r angel
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 6:56 am    Post subject:

hi im from uk to w3c to the site they do say females dont talk i have a 4 mth old kak and i believe he is male as i have got him talking
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