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LONG ISLAND PARROT SOCIETY

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PARROT PLACEMENT PROGRAM

The birds listed here are currently up for adoption.  Please DO NOT request additional information on a parrot unless you are an ELIGIBLE candidate.  

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African Greys

 

Species:  Congo African Grey

Name:  Ito

Age/Sex:  15 year old female

Tame:  Yes

Vet checked:  2012

Diet:  Pellets, fruit, vegetables & nuts

Talk:  BIG TALKER

Cage and travel carrier included

Reason for re-homing:  Work schedule

MUST BE PLACED BY APRIL 2015 

ITO

Congo African Grey

Species:  Congo African Grey(s)

Name:  Buddy (female) & Gus (male)

Age/Sex:  Buddy is 21 years old, Gus is ~27 years old

Tame:  Yes

Diet:  Per the owner--they eat anything

Behavior:  No bad behavior

Plucking:  Buddy (female) plucks, Gus does not

Talk:  Buddy is an amazing talker; Gus is very good

Cage included (they live together)

Reason for re-homing:  Owner is getting too old to care for them

MUST BE PLACED TOGETHER

Species:  Timneh African Grey

Name:  Pippen

Age/Sex:  20 years old, unknown sex

Tame:  Yes

Diet:  Seeds and fruit

Behavior:  No bad behavior

Plucking:  No

Talk:  Yes

Reason for re-homing:  Toddler at home, not fair to Pippen

Notes:  It's with a heavy heart to find Pippen a new home.  Owner has had him close to 20 years.  He's a good bird, it's just very hard now with their son.  They would love to find him a home where he will be very happy.

 

PIPPEN

Timneh African Grey

GUS

Congo African Grey

BUDDY

Congo African Grey

We have a new home!

Species:  Congo African Grey

Name:  Kwazi

Age/Sex:  20 years old/unknown sex

Tame:  Yes

Diet:  Pellets, seeds, nuts, fresh fruit and veggies

Behavior:  None

Plucking:  No

Talk:  Yes

Reason for re-homing:  Owners are retiring and would like to travel more.  They don't want to leave Kwazi at home alone.

 

March 2016

 

KWAZI

Congo African Grey

Species:  Congo African Grey

Name:  Connie

Age/Sex:  17 years old/unknown sex

Vet:  Five years ago

Tame:  Yes

Diet:  Pellets, table food, seeds for treats

Behavior:  Screams when not getting attention

Plucking:  No

Talk:  Yes, very good

Reason for re-homing:  Health and family issues 

 

March 2016

 

CONNIE

Congo African Grey

Species:  Congo African Grey

Name:  Elvis

Age/Sex:  ~15 years old female

Tame:  No

Diet:  Seed

Behavior:  Doesn't like to be handled (only person who could passed away)

Plucking:  No

Talk:  Yes (a lot)

Reason for re-homing:  Owner passed away

Notes:  Elvis is missing 1/2 of one of her wings (she was attacked by a dog when she was younger)

 

April 2016

 

ELVIS

Congo African Grey

I have a new home!

I have a new home!

I have a new home!

I have a new home!

Species:  Congo African Grey

Name:  Simon

Age/Sex:  20 year old female

Tame:  Yes

Diet:  Pellet food, fruit, pasta, mashed potatoes, raspberry jam on toast, people food as a treat

Behavior:  Only likes husband

Plucking:  Snipping at feathers, not bald

Talk:  Yes, fluently--no swearing

Reason for re-homing:  Husband has COPD.  

Notes:  Simon likes a bath every day.  She would be best placed with a man.  Simon never took to the owner (woman).  She will bite owner and laugh hysterically.

 

June 2016

 

SIMON

Congo African Grey

Species:  Congo African Grey

Name:  Sammy

Age/Sex:  20 year old female

Tame:  Somewhat

Diet:  Pellet food, raw peanuts, AviCakes

Behavior:  Screams, bites occasionally

Vet:  2007 (Dr. Monaco)

Plucking:  Used to

Talk:  Some

Reason for re-homing:  Moving

Notes:  Needs more attention than we can give

 

January 2017

 

SAMMY

Congo African Grey

I have a new home!