It had been almost more than a year since the last blog post. I had been rather busy since my job change two years ago. It’s quite a struggle, juggling between my part time varsity programme and full-time work.
I managed to find time draft this post while I was on a day break from work (not quite a vacation break but rather a medical leave) on Monday. I was down with fever and headache on that day, possibly due to bad weather lately.
Weather had been unsually hot lately, probably due to climate change. The heat was unbearable, that Dad turned on two big high velocity fans just to keep the room cool and ventilated. But nothing beats than having a cool dip in the pool, and that was what my dear Black Capped Conure, Kacy did!
The best part what I love about parrots is that I never ever had to chase them for bath time. With a dish of clean water, off they go for a bath! Most parrots (particularly species like lovebirds and conures) love to play with water, thus it’s hardly a problem to get them to go for a few dips.
Kacy loves playing with water. She can spend nearly 2-5 minutes happily playing and getting herself completely drenched! She enjoys that, but often left me with cumbersome chores of wipping tabletop and mopping the floor dry!
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Have you ever thought of why parrots love to wipe their beaks on their perches and other hard objects?
I happened to capture another a short clip of Kiki, my lovebird wiping her beak after a water bath earlier on. It’s really funny to see her doing it.
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The weather has indeed changed a lot due to global warming. Not only the entire human race has realize the changes in climate, but animals like parrots also notice the big difference.
The frequency of water bath taken by Kiki has seems to gradually increase from one to twice daily. It’s a natural instinct, that Kiki will dunk herself into the water bowl once in the morning and the other time in the late afternoon. I have to change her water bowl frequently, couple of times a day, to ensure she has clean water all time.
I happen to capture Kiki bathing in action during the late afternoon after her “tea-break” treats to premium seed mixes.
Kiki initially was water bathing in the water bowl at Kermit’s play-stand. Soon after she was chased off by Kermit, and she gladly returned back to her own ceramic water bowl continuing her water bath.
I’m sure the water bath helps to cool down the rising heat. Kiki must have enjoyed it.
Lovebirds are one of the small parrots who really enjoy water bath! My lovebird, Kiki is a clear life example.
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