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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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Other Species

Species:  Eclectus

Name:  Patrick

Age/Sex:  12 year old male

Vet checked:  2012

Tame:  Yes

Diet:  Pellets, fruites, vegetables & nuts

Pluck:  Used to pluck and he is still wearing neck fitting for the collar if he starts to pluck again

Talk:  Not a big talker.  Loves to kiss and laugh

Behavior:  Very sweet, loves to take baths

Cage and travel carrier included

Reason for re-homing:  Work schedule.

 

Must be placed by April 2015

PATRICK

Eclectus

 

 

Species:  Senegal

Name:  Barney

Age/Sex:  17 years old, sex unknown

Diet:  Variety of pellets, nuts, clementines

Plucking:  None

Tame:  Yes

Talk:  Hello, Good Morning, Barney

Cage included

Reason for re-homing:  Housing situation is changing

 

Must be placed ASAP

BARNEY

Senegal

I have a new home!

 

Species:  Meyers Parrot

Name:  Clyde

Age/Sex:  15 year old male

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  None

Talk:  Babbles, squeaks, whistles

Diet:  Parrot Prestige from Petco, pellets mixed in at night with table food.

Reason for re-homing:  No time to spend with Clyde due to work and family obligations.  

Notes:  Awesome, loving, caring bird.  Well taken care of, well behaved, mellow go with the flow.  Clyde knows to extend his wings for a trim of his primary feathers.

 

August 2015 

 

 

CLYDE

Meyers Parrot

 

Species:  Quaker Parrot

Name:  Greenie

Age/Sex:  6 year old male

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  Occasionally

Behavior:  He's a nipper

Talk:  Yes

Diet:  Pellets with some seed and treats mixed in

Reason for re-homing:  Can't give him the attention he deserves.  I work full-time and will be getting married soon.

 

October 2015 

 

 

 

Species:  White Bellied Caique

Name:  Mango

Age/Sex:  3 year old male

Vet Checked:  June 2015

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Screams a Lot

Talk:  Whistles

Diet:  Zupreem Natural Pellets

Reason for re-homing:  I live in an apartment and he is very noisy.  I believe he is noisy because he is trying to get attention because he is alone a lot of the time.

Notes:  He's a very sweet, lovable, silly and cuddly.  He like and will go to everybody.

 

November 2015 

 

 

 

Species:  Mustache Parrot

Name:  Quackers

Age/Sex:  ~8 year old male

Vet Checked:  2008

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  Yes

Behavior:  Normal

Talk:  Beginner

Diet:  Bird seed, peanuts, snappeas and other veggies/fruits

Reason for re-homing:  Death of loved one (owner)

Notes:  We are trying to find a home for this parrot as soon as possible.  He really needs a loving home and someone who will interact with him.

Must be Placed:  ASAP

 

November 2015

 

 

Quackers

Mustache Parakeet

I have a

foster home!

MANGO

White Bellied Caique

 

Species:  White-bellied Caique

Name:  Kiko

Age/Sex:  12 years old, unknown (referred to as a female)

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Can be unpredictable with biting

Diet:  Seed, fruit, veggies, walnuts, cashews, pistachios

Reason for re-homing:  Owner had spinal surgery, finding it hard to take care of Kiko.  

Notes:  Kiko is currently being fostered.  Kiko would be good in a home where the person has caique experience.  Home with kids not recommended.

 

July 2016

 

 

KIKO

White-bellied Caique

 

Species:  Quaker Parrot (Monk Parakeet)

Name:  Bobber

Age/Sex:  ~3 years old, unknown (referred to as a female)

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  She's loud and doesn't get along with men.  She can be nippy.

Vet:  Within the last year

Diet:  Zupreem small pellets

Reason for re-homing:  Not enough time to dedicate to her and she spends most of the day alone.  Bobber does not like husband--she gets along better with girls.

Notes:  She is very loving and affectionate to the owner.  It's going to be hard to let her go, but they know it's for the best for the bird to place her in a home where she'll get more attention.

 

May 2016 

 

 

BOBBER

Quaker Parrot

GREENIE

Quaker Parrot

 

Species:  White-bellied Caique

Name:  Athena

Age/Sex:  5 years old, female

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Bites

Diet:  Seed and fresh fruits

Talk:  What are you doing?  Good girl.

Reason for re-homing:  She only goes into her cage to sleep.  She constantly tries to bite owner.

Notes:  She was gentle and friendly.  Her behavior changed three years ago.  Owner now afraid of her.  Doesn't want to keep her locked up.

 

June 2016 

 

 

I have a new home!

 

Species:  White-Cap Pionus

Name:  Billy Bob

Age/Sex:  Unknown age, male

Tame:  Some

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Likes men better than women

Diet:  Seed

Talk:  A little

Reason for re-homing:  Moving

Notes:  Would like to see him to to a good family

 

June 2016 

 

 

BILLY BOB

White-cap Pionus

I have a new home!

I have a new home!

 

Species:  Red-bellied Parrot

Name:  Scarlett

Age/Sex:  2.5 year old female

Tame:  Somewhat

Vet:  Fall of 2015

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Nippy at times

Diet:  Pellets, fresh fruit & veggies

Talk:  Very good

Reason for re-homing:  There are other pets and kids in the house.  Scarlett is demanding of a lot of attention.  She has to go back into her cage due to her disruptive behavior.  Owner unable to give her the attention she deserves.  She feels she would have a much better life in the appropriate environment.

Notes:  We have a large, full set up cage that would accompany Scarlett.  

 

September 2016 

 

 

SCARLETT

Red-bellied Parrot

I have a new home!

 

Species:  Black-headed Caiques

Name:  Pip and Sprout

Age/Sex:  5 & 6 years old; male & female

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No, beautifully feathered.  

Behavior:  Make noise when they want attention.  Female can bite sometimes.

Talk:  No

Diet:  Harrisons, raw fruits & veggies including mango, apple, carrot, celery, peppers, chia seeds, edaname, corn and almonds for treats

Reason for re-homing:  We need the space to expand our human family.  Bird require more attention than we are and will be able to give them once we have children.

Notes:  Only looking for experienced bird owners and they must be kept together as they are best friends.  We have no strict deadline for placement at this moment.

 

April 2017

 

PIP and SPROUT

Black-headed Caiques

 

Species:  Black-headed Caiques

Name:  Spencer & Kennedy

Age/Sex:  Spencer-15 year old Male; Kennedy-8 year old Female

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  None

Talk:  No

Diet:  Pellets, seeds, fresh fruit & veggies, pasta & other simple table food

Reason for re-homing:  We had twins and our apt doesn't have room where we can handle them

Notes:  This is a bonded pair--they should not be split up.  Both are tame and easily handled by me--they know a couple of tricks and love attention/play time.

 

April 2017

 

 

Species:  Black-headed Caique

Name:  Franklin

Age/Sex:  15 Year Old Male

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Can be loud, sometimes screams for attention

Talk:  No words, does make various noises with intent to communicate.  Nods his head "yes" when he wants something

Diet:  Pellets, seeds, fresh fruit & veggies, simple table food

Reason for re-homing:  We had twins and our apt doesn't have room.  His calls are too loud to keep him in our bedroom.

Notes:  Franklin nows a few tricks (turns around and waves hi).  He does not like small babies.  He does not get along with other birds.

 

April 2017

 

FRANKLIN

Black-headed Caique

SPENCE and KENNEDY

Black-headed Caique

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ATHENA

White-cap Pionus

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Species:  Indian Ringneck

Name:  Indiana (Indie)

Age/Sex:  Approx. 3 1/2 Year Old Male

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No feather issues

Behavior:  Likes attention, screams at times, whistles

Talk:  Evidenced potentional, but hasn't learned words. Whistles and kisses.

Diet:  Seeds, fresh fruit & veggies, bread, rice, pasta.

Reason for re-homing:  Family member has medical problems and needs quieter environment. I am caregiver. Birds seeks attention adn can get angry and scream when ignored.

Notes:  I have had him for 3 years since he was a baby and love him very much. However, I think he would be happier in a home where he would get more attention and affection than I can give him. He is a beautiful bird and very intelligent. 

 

December 2017

 

INDIANA (INDIE)

Indian Ringneck

I have a new home!

 

Species:  Bee Bee Parrot

Name:  Cobie

Age/Sex:  One year old/sex unknown

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Attention screaming

Talk:  Yes, says 'pretty bird'

Diet:  Hyacinth parrot food

Reason for re-homing:  I have a green cheek conure my daughter has allergies from and requires everyday cleaning. I inherited Cobie from a deceased relative.

 

Must be placed/fostered by 3/1/18

 

February 2018

 

COBIE

Bee Bee Parrot

 

I'm staying

home! 

I have a new home!

Species:  Indian Ringneck

Name:  Diego

Age/Sex:  3 years old; Male

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  No

Talk:  Yes, very well

Diet:  Zupreem

Reason for re-homing:  Not enough time and attention

Notes:  He is a very well loved pet, I would like someone who understands birds and has the TIME to have him out a lot.

 

Placed by June 19, 2018 

 

March 2018

 

DIEGO

Indian Ringneck

 

Species:  Quaker Parrot

Name:  Buster

Age/Sex:  Age unknown/male

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Bites through cage

Talk:  A couple of words

Diet:  Parrot/cockatiel mixed seed

Reason for re-homing:  Was my fathers bird (he passed away) and I have a couple of cats. I work 2 jobs and can't devote time to bird. I am also moving to a small apartment as of July.

 

Must be placed/fostered by 6/30/18

 

March 2018

 

BUSTER

Quaker Parrot

Stock Photo

 

We have a

new home!

Species:  Quaker Parrot

Name:  Peppy

Age/Sex:  ~9 years old/unknown sex

Tame:  Yes--can step up

Plucking:  Plucks on belly, under wings, posterior between wings and 3 tail feathers.  He does fly

Behavior:  Talks, sings, cage aggressive, plays with readers w/o magnification and builds inside cage with them, bites, hormonal

Talk:  Approximately 180 word vocabulary

Diet:  Seeds, pellets--Zupreem natural and fruit; veggies, loves broccoli, snow peas, grapes, strawberries, apples

Reason for re-homing:  Multiple Sclerosis

Notes:  He needs a loving home and someone is is responsible, keeps cage clean, changes water 2x/day

 

Must be placed by 4/22/19

 

May 2018

 

PEPPY

Quaker Parrot

Stock Photo

 

I have a new home!

Species:  Canary-winged Parakeet

Name:  Kiwi

Age/Sex:  ~1 years old/unknown sex

Vet:  ~1 year ago

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Screams and bites unfamiliar people

Talk:  No

Diet:  Nutrient-enriched seed

Reason for re-homing:  Don't have enough time for Kiwi

 

Must be placed by 6/4/19

 

May 2018

 

KIWI

Canary-winged Parakeet

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Species:  Senegal

Name:  MacNugget

Age/Sex:  6 years old/unknown sex

Tame:  Very hand tame

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Aggressive towards other birds

Talk:  No (gives kisses)

Diet:  Seed

Reason for re-homing:  MacNugget is aggressive towards other bird in the house

Notes:  MacNugget is a great Senegal.  Fully flighted and is very loving towards people; however, not other birds.  Probably better if she's the only bird.

 

Must be placed by 7/4/18

 

May 2018

 

MacNUGGET

Senegal

 

 

Species:  Bee Bee Parrot

Name:  Rio

Age/Gender:  1.4 years old/unknown gender

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  None

Behavior:  Overall, very good bird. Likes attention and does squawk

Talk:  No, but we keep trying

Diet:  Nuts and seeds mix

Reason for re-homing:  Rio need more attention than we can give

Notes:  Rio is very sweetand loves to sit on your shoulder and be with you.

 

Must be placed by 7/4/18

 

May 2018

 

RIO

Bee Bee Parrot

 

 

Species:  Caique

Name:  Gudo

Age/Gender:  4 years old/Male

Tame:  Yes

Plucking:  No

Behavior:  Screams sometimes bites

Talk:  Sometimes

Diet:  Parrot Food

Reason for re-homing:  Noise complaint

 

Must be placed by 6/1/18

 

May 2018

 

GUDO

Caique