I've lived with Peachfront Conures Aratinga aurea for 30 years. I've bred 'em, trained 'em, even visited Bolivia to observe them in the wild. For more about me, click right here.
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11:29 a.m. 2015-12-10
the winter merry-go-round
Now that they're 25 & showing a fine signs of age, I've decided not to use the heat lamp system to warm up the peachfronted conure pairs on winter nights. Instead, I just bring them inside to the indoor cages. The main reason is Courtney. This stubborn old bird too often refuses to bask in the heat lamp at night or to share the nest box, thus pulling Dale out to snuggle next to him-- away from the next box. Maybe he's just trying to prove how tough he is. And maybe he just lost his ability to notice hot and cold correctly,as happens sometimes with older people too... either way, I just feel better taking them inside the house on cold nights.
But we've got three beautiful days and nights ahead of us, so I just gave the outdoor flights a good scrub and brought them back outdoors. All four of them leaped into their flights with obvious delight. So sweet...
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