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Old 08-24-2015, 06:16 PM
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I have family up at the minute and because Jay is downstairs, I was able to observe him a little more at bedtime. When it gets dark, he's good as gold and settling down for sleep with no fuss.

Jimmy on the other hand is totally different.
Because of a couple of incidents at night, I have kept him with a low light on a couple of nights (awaiting proper night lights). But Jimmy seems to spend a bit of time on his perch, content and then he'll drop down to his lower perch for a while and then climb back up or jump to the side of the cage for a bit and move around a little.

I never thought much of it until I observed Jay's completely different sleeping nature.
I'm thinking Jimmy is just a very active bird. He will have little naps during the day but do you think this is just Jimmy's nature or should I try and do something different with his night time routine?

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It doesn't sound problematic. My experience has been that bird's can be like people in regard's to sleeping habit's, I have some that are already looking to tuck their heads as they feel the time approaching and other's that are still ready to keep the day going. My blue LED nightlight makes it light enough for them to see after dark, and sometime I can hear flying, and budgie chatter well after lights out...
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I agree with Randy It sounds like he's just more of a "night owl"
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I agree, Mu Budget will actually eat and play even at night time , where as the other two are on their sleeping perch and ready as soon as I go and put the covers on. They are all different, I feel once they are introduced and together things will be different too. They will sit next to each other and be more comfortable.
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I figured it was just Jimmy's personality but a second (third and fourth) opinion is never a bad thing. Jimmy has been better since he had his light on. The last night before I decided to do it he kept dropping down to his perch below and and it was about midnight.

I think it fits their personalties as well.
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