||Six months old|
||Red Lored Amazon Parrot|
||Merida, Yucatan, Mexico|
is Piggy Pringle, my red lored Amazon. I don't support the illegal
captivity of wild birds here in Mexico, so I bought Piggy captive-bred
from a breeder in Cancun. Although it took me ages to find a breeder
that was close enough for me to drive to and visit, I am definitely
happy I didn't buy a wild caught parrot on impulse.
Piggy is such a special bird. I never thought that a parrot could have
so much personality, but he definitely has tons. He loves everyone and
at night he loves to cuddle and be given scratches all over his head. In
the daytime, however, he is such a goof. He loves to hang upside down
from my finger (sometimes from one leg) and if he starts to slip, he
gets mad at me, especially if my hand isn't right there to catch him. He
loves to sing, can wolf whistle very well, and is starting to say "hola"
and "hello." He is definitely one special bird. I am so happy that I have
Piggy to share my life with and I hope I can help him to live his life
to the fullest.