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RobbinHood

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Hello,
I am looking into buying a galah from BuyBirdsNow (an aviary), the issue I am having is that I will have to ship the bird so I will not be able to meet the bird or the breeder. Does anyone have experience with this breeder, is he/she reputable?


If not what questions should I ask?
Are there any other galah breeders you would recommend?

Here is there website:
Live Birds For Sale in USA | Buy Birds Online | Exotic Birds | BuyBirdsNow

Thank you.
 

Shezbug

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I don’t know maybe they are legit but these two things strike me as odd and lead me to believe they are scammers....
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Shezbug

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Oh yeah and the fact that they apparently sold and shipped birds to Aus is just laughable.
@Mizzely is really good at determining if they’re scams or not so hopefully she will be along soon to point out some things.
 

Sodapop&Co.

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I'm thinking scam... Googled a picture of a Galah on their page, and found the same exact picture on another selling page...
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Also a lot of the birds are mislabeled... The above add for an Eleanora Too has the picture for a Galah.
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And this is no Major Mitchell.
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I looked this picture up as well and got a match.

I googled the writing on this page; all of it is copy pasted from: Lenny's Exotic Birds


(eta: hope linking to all this is allowed)


Also the prices seem low; I'm not sure on that though. Can anyone else confirm?

Seems too iffy to me. Whereabouts are you located? Maybe members here can help you find someone. Have you looked into rescues?
 
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Mizzely

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They've been in operation since 2010 according to a review, but the domain has only been owned since September 2019.

They ship worldwide, which is a red flag.

Stolen bird photos.

If you give them your money you won't get a bird.
 

iamwhoiam

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Check out the prices for the Macaws. They are all $1200, even the hyacinth. The Pois are all $600, the cockatoos all priced at $900, etc.
They think the Black Palm Cockatoo is a Major Mitchell.
SCAM! Stay away!
BTW, their supposed address in Long Beach is the address to a Postal Annex so they are renting a mailbox. That also seems to be the mailing address for the Long Beach Breeders bird club so that's weird.
 
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