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Old 02-18-2019, 12:37 AM
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So after a busy spring and summer on this side of the hemisphere raising lots of baby birds for the local wildlife hospital, and after the tragedy of little baby Coconut I decided it was time to take a break from bird rescue and just settle down with Kowhai for a while.

Then I got asked to take in just one more. I didn't know if I could handle another after so recently losing another bird, but it melted my heart. I've dubbed it "Tio".

It was hand raised but it's previous owner had 'clipped' it's wings - as in they took one of the wings and snipped all the feathers off as close to the base as possible(!!?!!). Luckily no blood was lost but this lead Tio to crash and continuously injure it's cere.

Happily it's cere will heal and I just have to wait for it's right wing to molt and get proper feathers again.


Tio's being quarantined and been in my care 2 weeks now.

From what I can research Tio is a recessive pied violet or grey. I don't know it's age or gender, but know it is very young, maybe 5 months?

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Old 02-18-2019, 01:59 AM
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Aw, just look at that adorable little face. Tio is gorgeous and I know s/he will have a wonderful life with you and Kowhai. Youíre a very special person with a huge heart. I look forward to getting to know little Tio and canít wait to hear how s/he and Kowhai get along when the time comes.


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Old 02-18-2019, 11:25 AM
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He's a beautiful little boy

I'm so glad he's found a safe home while he recovers I can't wait to see more of him.
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Old 02-18-2019, 11:57 AM
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Welcome to your nice new home Tio . He’s precious Jessica!
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Tio is absolutely precious!!
I'm SO glad you've taken in him to your heart and home.
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Such a sweet looking little guy, I love his mutation.
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It is so sad what the previous owner did. I am glad to hear that he will fully recover. Tio is a lucky, lucky bird to have found you.

What a handsome bird he is!
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