TechV- Avians (Common Species).txt

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TechV- Avians (Common Species).txt
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  1. what are the passerines known for?
    SP
    • singing
    • perching
  2. what kind of foot do passerines have that gives them perching ability?
    anisodactyl foot (3 toes front, 1 back)
  3. what are the 2 examples of passerines?
    CF
    • canaries
    • finches
  4. passerines are known to become ____ easily with handling. This makes them a good bird for a busy owner
    stressed
  5. passerines make up ___ % of all birds
    60
  6. passerines have __ air sacks rather than __ in most other birds
    • 7
    • 9
  7. what are the 3 families of psitticines?
    LCP
    • lorlidae
    • cacatuidae
    • psittacidae
  8. what 2 birds are found in the lorlidae family?
    LL
    • lories
    • lorikeets
  9. lorikeets are not known for their ____ ability
    speaking
  10. there are ___ differences between the lorikeet and lorie
    few
  11. lorikeets do best in ____ and are known to be very ____
    • pairs
    • loud
  12. lorikeets have a primarily ____ based diet
    fruit
  13. what bird is found in the cacatuidae family?
    cockatoo
  14. cockatoos are very ___ birds and have been known to ___ relatively well
    • intellegent
    • talk
  15. cockatoos are prone to ____ disease
    • PBFD-
    • Psittacine Beak and feather disease
  16. cockatoos have ____ down feathers that create  a lot of dander
    powder
  17. the budgerigar is aka the _____ and the _____
    • budgie
    • parakeet
  18. parakeets used to be called ____ ____ ____
    good starter birds
  19. budgies must be housed ____ at a time at all times!
    2
  20. budgies have an avg lifespan of ___-___ years mainly because they are usually fed a seed diet :(
    5-7
  21. one of the few sexually dimorphic birds is the _____. males are ____, females are ____
    • eclectus
    • green
    • red
  22. eclectus' are usually quiet until startled then they might ____
    scream
  23. the cockateil is a relative to the cockatoo so it has ____ ____ feathers
    powder down
  24. cockatiels are commonly called ___, ___, very active and social
    • fiesty
    • sweet
  25. what is the 2nd most popular bird?
    cockatiel
  26. what is the natural color of the cockatiel?
    grey
  27. what is the most intelligent bird?
    the african grey
  28. african greys are predisposed to many dzs like ____
    feather plucking
  29. african greys also have ____ ____ feathers
    powder down
  30. the lovebird is known to form ____ pairs, and have also been known to get agressive to defend mate (female usually)
    monogamous pairs
  31. if the lovebird is not in a pair they have been known to get _____
    depressed
  32. the macaw is a very ____ large bird
    active
  33. the macaw is a fairly good ___
    talker
  34. macaws are messy and require a large ____
    cage
  35. because of their intelligence, the macaw has been known to be ____ with its powerful large beak
    destructive
  36. the conure is commonly called the ___ of the bird world
    clown
  37. the conure is active and very ____!
    they have been known to screech and scream
    loud!
  38. the conure is very trainable and can perform ___ like ___, and ____
    • tricks
    • fetch
    • dance
  39. amazons are very good ___ with training
    talkers
  40. amazons have been known to get ____ if not handled frequently, and also may have ____ issues
    • agressive
    • dominance
  41. amazons need ____ and ____
  42. =toys and interation
  43. amazons have been known to get _____ agressive around the ages of 5-12 years
    hormonally

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