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Fid vs Soda Can - a visual aid in size of all species

Katster

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OMG!! i can't believe I missed this thread. I love it. Thanks for sharing guys.

I will join in with Dante when I return home :)
 

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ETA - I forgot to add his info
Fid name: Dante de Rose (or Dante for short. He also answers to Matto, Mr Pink, Pinkster and only recently, I added Pinkalicious to his growing nicknames list:p).
Species: Galah
Age: almost three years old if what his previous owners Told us was true. He for sure was not a baby when he came to us. No baby feathers.
Sex: Male
Weight, if you know it: 390 grams
Import or hand fed: not sure. he came to us eating seeds.


the Pinster next to a soda can for size comparison. He actually loved to chew on it:huh:



"I can go taller than u, Mr Soda Can!" says Dante



"and bigger than you, Mr Soda Can" says the Pinkster



"I can chew you off, Mr Soda Can. afterall, I am a chewing monster" says Mr Pink.
 
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blackivory

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Fid name: Olea
Species: Red Fronted Kakariki
Age: around five months young
Sex: Hen but not DNA'd
Weight, if you know it: she's pretty light
Import or hand fed: hand raised from two weeks of age


Olea wouldn't sit still near the can but I took heaps of photos and there two were the best I could get! Not many know about the Kakariki so it gives a good perspective, huge attitude in a small busy body.
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AMidnightSoul

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Fid name: Maggie Mae
Species: Brown Headed Poicephalus
Age: 5 years old next Friday!
Sex: Female
Weight, if you know it: 115.7 grams
Import or hand fed: Hand fed (I adopted her, but contacted her breeder based on info from her leg band).

She's a real sweetheart. She will chit chat all day long (lightly, not loudly) but I can't understand most of it. I understand bird & thank you, but nothing else. She speaks in full sentences though and she properly inflects so I can tell whether she's saying something nice, something in passing, or something onery by her inflection.

The only can I had was in the back of a fridge, forgotten, so she didn't really want to get to close to it since it was cold. This was as good as it was going to get:

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GladeWing

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This thread is a really good idea! It's usually pretty hard to judge size! I must make a mental note to get Khepri in on this!
 

Mamanda

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I picked my smallest fid for this one. hee hee...
Molly
7 months old
24 grams
handfed pacific parrotlet, female
fiesty, bossy, hilarious, adorable, thinks she is an amazon!

This is CRAZY cute!
 

Crazy4parrots

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Here is three of Baylee



Fid name: Baylee
Age : 2 years and 8 months
Weight, if you know it: 50 grams.
Roseicollis Lovebird female whitefaced.

Fid name: Kiwi
Age: 6 months
Weight, if you know it 52 grams.
Roseicollis Lovebird female palefaced.


Kiwi is slightly bigger than Baylee.
 
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Callista15

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Does Kiwi have splay legs? Such a beautiful bird.
 

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Does Kiwi have splay legs? Such a beautiful bird.
Yes she have one splayed leg and the other her femur bone is too short.(she was born with her femur like that) her splayed leg was pointing backwards but the splaying improved a lot its not normal but is lots better. When she was given to me she was undevelopped for a 4 week old she looked like a 2.5 week old. Several Vets and the woman that gave her to me they all thought that it was better to put her to sleep but i didnt want to give up on her. And she acts like a healthy bird. Actually no one told her the meaning of the word 'disability'. Vet was impressed the last time she saw her and told me 'im glad you didnt follow my advice cause she moves around extremely well despite her legs being like that'
 
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Fid name: Mika
Species: Peachfaced lovebird
Age: 10 in September
Sex: Male
Weight: 45g
Import or hand fed: Handfed by me.
Personality/vocabulary or what makes your fid special: No vocab, but he is special because he's the best, most perfect bird I could have ever asked for.

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Fid name: Raptor
Species: Meyer's Parrot
Age: 3 in September
Sex: TBD
Weight: 109g
Import or hand fed: Unknown, we adopted him.
Personality/vocabulary or what makes your fid special: Tries to say "bird bird", mimics other parrot sounds perfectly, extremely blood-thirsty toward any and all other birds.

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Maya, your birds are beautiful! :heart: :heart: :heart:
 

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I'm glad this thread has resurfaced. My Maroon Bellied Conure is obsessed with licking the condensation from cans. He'll gladly volunteer.
 

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Great thread! Gives lots of perpective
 

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Chaos's photo disappeared from my earlier post, so I'm adding him again.

(Greenwing Macaw) Chaos's big old head next to a can. My daughter had brought a beer over, and he wanted to open it.

 
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