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I was tempted and now I have succumbed....
I have been unfaithful
I am in love with a new species
I have bought.......
A parrotlet
Introducing.......(put your version of a drum roll here)
Ms Flora


She is 10 weeks old and totally beautiful I am smitten

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Old 07-03-2016, 02:40 PM
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Awwww, little Ms Flora is precious!!
What a cute little darling you have there, Julie

I'm sure she is going to be loads of fun and I'll be looking forward to lots of updates (and pictures)!!
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Congratulations on your latest arrival!
Ms Flora is a real cutie, best of luck with her!
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Oh my, congrats on your adorable new p'let and Ms Flora is a real little sweet pea! parrotlets are very intelligent and playful little creatures but they can also bite hard. They do it not necessarily out of hostility but they can also be quite temperamental. I had a blue p'let girl too name Lily who love to be cradled in my palm at night, but she sadly passed away over 2yrs ago
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Oh Julie, your new baby had me ooing and ahhing like you wouldn't believe! I just love little Miss Flora! I just love parrotlets, and wish I could have one, but I've heard that they're a bit too bitey for my household. Flora is just gorgeous!!! Congratulations!
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Wow!! Very cute little baby... I think having baby animals of any kind is the best. Looking forward to seeing more of her. By the way, how did you determine she is female? Can you identify gender, as we do with budgies, without DNA testing? I'm still waiting to hear what gender my little lovebird is...
Congratulations on your new little one!
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What a beautiful baby I love her colors! Looking forward to more photos of this little model
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Parrotlets are adorable and Flora is very cute. I was very tempted to get one myself (I've never seen one in person), but decided they weren't right for me.

Very, very cute!
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Where is all this 'bitey' stuff coming from? Are you all trying to put me off?
She was hand reared but spent time in a larger cage for 2 weeks so has lost some of that closeness But I plan on getting it back asap
I have been reading up on parrotlets and it seems the way you sex them is that the boys wear the eyeliner
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When I read up on them I learnt that they are very nippy birds as well. Did you research before you got one?
I believe you just need to do the research and find out how to correctly address the issue of the nipping, but it's likely something you'll have to deal with, even with a hand reared bird.
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