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Old 05-18-2015, 07:53 PM
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Default How to take a nap: A tutorial by Lemon and Sweetie

Now that summer is here, Lemon and Sweetie wanted to make sure you all knew the proper way to take a nap. There are two official ways, Classic(TM) and Freestyle(TM).

Lemon is here to model the Classic way to take a nap. Notice how the beak is tucked securely into the feathers ~between~ the wings, not placed above the feathers or in some other weird position humans might think of, like on a pillow. She's sure that with enough practice everyone will be able to master this simple move.
IMG_20150516_141242331 by Moira Aoibheane Parker, on Flickr

Sweetie, the older and more advanced napper, is here to demonstrate the Freestyle nap. Once you have mastered the Classic style, you can advance on with this interesting technique. Notice the horizontal position, further proof that gravity means nothing to the elegant budgerigar, lord of the skies.
IMG_20150516_141252072 by Moira Aoibheane Parker, on Flickr

Now that you have prime examples of the Classic and Freestyle forms of napping, it's time for you to practice on your own! Feel free to share your own attempts with the thread below. Happy napping everyone!

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I love love when they nap like this.
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Both Lemon and Sweetie are extremely impressive napping aficionados.

Sweetie in her Freestyle Napping Vertical Pose is definitely at an advanced stage!
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Such a cute topic and post!
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Lol...Sweetie's high, vertical sleeping habit would be very challenging, I feel ...I love your clear, beaded tube perches
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Ah, I see now, darling budgies, that I have been napping wrong the whole time.
I think I shall try the right way to go nap and hopefully I will be able to increase my awareness of this delicate skill set promptly. In the case that I become hopelessly entangled in my "feathers", I will be sure to drop by and ask questions to clarify the situation.
What an informative tutorial, Sweetie and Lemon!
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I knew I was napping wrong - I had an awful sore neck this morninghno:
I'm going to be brave and try freestyle tonight i think - it looks very cosy ( I have a feeling I'll be napping freestyle at work tomorrow too!!)

Thanks for the tutorial Lemon and Sweetie
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