Yellow Nape Amazon

Age or Hatch Date: About 16 years old

Gender: Male

Best qualities: Eddie makes very cute, but unidentifiable noises, that sound like the may have associated with a video game; Eddies is quite agile and gets around quickly from his cage to travel perch. He walks the high wire on his traveling perch and uses it to bolt back to the top of his cage.

Favorite food: Apples, also eats a variety of a fruits and veggies. Eddie loves almonds, popcorn, and will do anything for a bit of graham cracker. 

Favorite toys: Loves bells and hanging toys. When Eddie arrived at foster care his diet consisted almost entirely of Nutriberries. He now has them as an occasional treat and training reward. 

Challenges/Quirks: Will get very close, but does not want to be touched if on his cage. His foster home has been able to give him scritches on a few occasions when at Meet and Greets. 

Gets along with other birds: Yes. Likes to watch TV with another bird in his foster home.

Gets along with dogs: Tolerates

Gets along with cats: Unknown

Gets along with kids: Unknown

Dowel or Step Up trained: Dowel trained off his cage and will step up if not on his cage.

Vocabulary: "Hi," "Hello, Eddie," and "How are you Eddie?" I love you, and lots of unidentifiable chatter. 

Known health issues: Unknown.

Other comments: Eddie thinks he is a bat. He loves hanging upside down and playing with his toys. He is learning to forage and wanders from cage to traveling perch for food and treats.Eddie is very smart and has the capacity to learn more with time fro training.

Last updated: 05/25/2020

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