LisaShea Forum Logo
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Why only the GREEN cup? #204127 08/04/07 12:22 PM
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,032
LoveMyBoys Offline OP
Best Friend
OP Offline
Best Friend
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,032
So this morning i decided to spoil my birds since i am not working on the weekend. I gave them breakfast of half of a boiled egg, green grapes, pellets sprinkled over that and a slice of cucumber. They went NUTS!!!

a little bit later i realized they needed a bath. Since i didn't have any romaine, i decided to get out the "green cup". I have green, turquoise and purple. I knew they would remember the green cup even though it had been a couple of months. So i filled it with distilled water and put it in the cage. In one second Peri was on his way over. Peri likes to play the game in the green cup - he gets his face wet, splatters water on the bars, then eats the droplets off of the bars. But this is Bleu's serious bath tub. Bleu kicked him off and took a bath.

But why only the GREEN cup? It is like the color of the parakeet's wings in the top left corner of this forum...see him with the grapes? Why do they only do these things in THAT cup? Why not turquoise or purple?

Re: Why only the GREEN cup? [Re: LoveMyBoys] #204380 08/05/07 09:25 PM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 449
Pigeon Offline
Great Friend
Offline
Great Friend
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 449
That is intresting... So how do they act with the turquoise and purple cups?

Just a theory... But budgies pick their mates on colour, the more pretty and colourfull ones been the prefrence obv. So maybe they think the colour of it is more pretty.

Maybe its just their personality :P Peri's game sounds hilarious though.

Re: Why only the GREEN cup? [Re: Pigeon] #204442 08/06/07 02:16 AM
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,032
LoveMyBoys Offline OP
Best Friend
OP Offline
Best Friend
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,032
They will eat or drink out of the other colored cups. If i have them up higher than ground level they will pull them down, probably competition...except Bleu will bathe in the green cup no matter where it is. Peri seems like he doesn't know how to take a bath. He will just kind of sit in the water but not do anything LOL so i think his game is a way that he can not be so jealous of all the fun Bleu is having.

Hubby has a theory like yours. He thinks the flourescence of the color attracts them to it.

Re: Why only the GREEN cup? [Re: LoveMyBoys] #205371 08/08/07 10:41 PM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,150
S
Sunittles Offline
Soulmate
Offline
Soulmate
S
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,150
Haha, strange! Mine love their pink food cup! smile


My Flock -

Sunny 9/24/06
Skittles 3/27/07

RIP Snow 3/22/07 - 3/27/07

Moderated by  Lisa Shea 

Search

Latest Posts
Growing my own greens for my birds question
by LA-Birds - 09/24/21 10:17 PM
Make sure you have a solid business plan
by allenlu - 09/24/21 05:51 AM
nike pg 5 white sale
by allenlu - 09/24/21 02:31 AM
Buy Vilafinil 200mg Online without prescription
by Derick Cook - 09/01/21 11:22 AM
Tamiflu Flu virus Tablets
by Derick Cook - 08/30/21 12:28 PM
Buy Modafinil 200mg Tablets Cash on Delivery
by Derick Cook - 08/27/21 10:41 AM
Tapentadol Extended Release Tablets
by Derick Cook - 08/26/21 11:18 AM
Privacy Policy
This forum uses cookies to ensure smooth navigation from page to page of a thread. If you choose to register and provide your email, that email is solely used to get your password to you. Nothing else. Ask with any questions!
Forum Areas

* General Discussion *



Books, TV, Movies

Da Vinci Code

Dreams

Japanese Culture

Life, Universe, Everything

Online Courses

Politics

Religious Research

Show Your Own Work

Work From Home / Writing


* Parakeets and Pets *



General Parakeet Chat

Keet Stories and Photos

Parakeet Photo Gallery

Budgie Training

Health and Medical Issues

Parakeet Breeding

In Memory Of ...

Non-Budgie Pets and Animals

Non-Budgie Animal Photos

Off-Topic for Keet Owners

Games

Animal Rights

Bird / Animal Books

Subscribe
Forum Guidelines
This forum takes web safety issues very seriously. Please make sure you have read and understood our Forum Guidelines before posting.
Sponsored Link
Support Our Friends
The Animal Rescue Site
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3