Green Cheek Conure
Age or Hatch Date: Unknown
Best qualities: Loves to get scritches
Favorite food: Anything the humans are eating!
Favorite toys: Boxes or tents
Challenges/Quirks: Gary will step up for his foster dad, then bites if he is asked to step down. He rarely steps up on a finger for his foster mom, but can be bribed to step up onto a sleeve or an object for her. He loves getting scritches from either roommate. A popular theory: Gary might be female!
Gets along with other birds: Gary was previously caged with another bird for 5 years. He was food dominant and the alpha bird in that arrangement. (They divorced in 2019 when the other bird became overly aggressive towards him.)
Gets along with dogs: Yes but doesn't know to fear them
Gets along with cats: Unknown
Gets along with kids: Unknown
Dowel or Step Up trained: Getting there!
Vocabulary: About 10 distinct somethings.... "Gary" is the reliable word we can translate.
Known health issues: None.
Other comments: Gary seems close to being an adorable, social green cheek with good manners. He's happy to sit on shoulders and hang out.
Last updated: 7/24/2019