Beautiful Kai - Pineapple Green Cheek Conure
I already have a Pineapple Green Cheek Conure named Rio. I am so crazy about him that he even has his own FaceBook page! Rio is 1 1/2 years old. I have been wanting a second bird for a long time now. Not necessarily as a companion for Rio, but as another little buddy for me. Tuesday night, I got my wish and got my second Pineapple.
I named her Kai and she (sex unknown) is 7 months old. She is a rehome because her first "Mommy" was moving out of state and could not take her. I was thrilled that I was getting a young handfes baby. Boy, little did I know that once I got her home, I had just adopted a VAMPIRE BIRD!!! I think some of it may be due to her being in a new cage and new surroundings, but she can be vicious! I think we are making progress though.
At first, she would not even step up. Now she will step up on command consistently. She is not cage aggressive and is more than happy to step up to come out of her cage. Her problem is that she can be sitting happily on your hand or shoulder, then the next second, she is hissing, raising her wings and lunging. Even if you haven't moved a muscle. She is very beaky and mouthy and that is OK. When she gets vicious, she gets put in time out back in her cage.
i have already made a small amount of progress with her and will continue to work with her daily. I have patience and all the time in the world for her to learn to love me back. She is just a bully to Rio. Luckily, he is flighted and can fly away when she gets rough. Kai's wings were clipped when I got her.
I am patient and kind and I am confident that she will come around to be a very sweet bird! I love my FIDS!