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Sleeping Pippin by emmil Sleeping Pippin by emmil
The only bird I have that I can still flip over like this and enjoy some head rub while laying on her back. She's really a sweet heart, she will not bite hard whenever we play. I can also put her on the sofa like this: [link] :)

What about Papao, you ask? I used to do it to her when she was a baby: [link] but after she was weaned & started to live in a colony cage, she won't let me do that to her anymore. Best I can do is giving her a head rub but she doesn't want to be held. Anything others than her head is off limit. She thinks being pet is childish, so she wants to pet me instead ... :XD:

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Would you like to buy some calendars of my lovebirds?


Bird photo album: [link]
Bird videos (youtube): [link]
Bird merchandises (calendar, mug, pillow, etc): [link]
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:iconpolishhedgiefangirl:
POLISHhedgieFanGirl Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Student
Boohoohoo ;_; this is so adorable, I want to own a parakeet so bad TT_TT 
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner May 17, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Pippin is a lovebird :)
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POLISHhedgieFanGirl Featured By Owner May 18, 2017  Student
well, thanks for making me even more sad, that's the specificity concerning your parakeet i couldn't have possibly overlook :'^)
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emmil Featured By Owner May 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Parakeet is a budgie. You don't call a lovebird a parakeet. You might call them both as parrots, for a general term though.
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POLISHhedgieFanGirl Featured By Owner May 19, 2017  Student
oh wait ... what ? so parakeet and lovebird are 2 different species?? oh my, i've learned a new thing today :XD: thanks again

(i thought at first that the term "lovebird" was sth about the personnality of your parrot, omg X'D )
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner May 19, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
lol, go check their wikipedia now :D
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:iconpolishhedgiefangirl:
POLISHhedgieFanGirl Featured By Owner May 19, 2017  Student
just did, chief OwOb

it's funny how the lovebirds are called "unseparable" in French XD but i think i see the difference now; parakeets seem to have a smaller beck and eyes than lovebirds :-D
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loopylupie Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
my budgie does this!
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:iconxkricky:
xKricky Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
so sweet! How'd you get her to let you lay her down like that?
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
make her used to it since baby ^^
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xKricky Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
cuuuuute i wish my birdie would let me do that.
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JellyBeanzee Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Aww :')
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Narcaholic Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Student
Lovely! :D
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DameOdessa Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Cute shots, your birds are magnificient, funny and adorable!
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :aww:
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Giraffeshadows1234 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is soooooo sweet! My budgie, Buster, rolls on his back by himself whilst playing with his favourite orange pom pom ^^ but he doesn't let me rub him unfortunately, but he gets lots of kisses from all my family, haha.
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
wow, non of my parrots can do roll over. My dog can though! :lol:
Do u have a video of Buster doing it?
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Giraffeshadows1234 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I do, but it won't let me copy and paste the link for some reason, sorry. I wish I could show you as it is really funny. How many birds do you have by the way? It looks like a lot, my budgie a handful on his own, lol.
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emmil Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I have 7 lovebirds now. 3 are kids from my own pair. :)
I used to have 4 more, but 3 have gone to rainbow bridge and 1 flew away. :cry:
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Giraffeshadows1234 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh wow! I bet they keep you busy! :D Oh no, that sucks, we have to be so careful in the summer months not to have our door open when his cage door is open, I nearly forgot a couple of times, as he is out of his cage all day.
What is rainbow Bridge? Is it some kind of bird sanctuary?
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emmil Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
rainbow bridge means... heaven, dead. -__-"
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Giraffeshadows1234 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh! Oh god, now Ifeel stupid, sorry :iconimsorryplz: I've not heard that one before. We had 3 birds before our budgie now. One died, our previous budgie of an illness and our 2 finches died of old age.
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emmil Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
It's ok, and I'm sorry to hear about your passed away birds. *hug
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SapphireTurquoise Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012
she's soooooooo adorable!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks ^^
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DarkMousySan Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Student General Artist
mmm I miss birdies
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Tails1230 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
That is ^so^ cute I don't know what else to say! :iconiloveyouplz::heart:
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Likethenight94 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww sleepy birdie :)
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CavallaPazza Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
So cute :')
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duesterheit Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
:D
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RBL-M1A2Tanker Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
They have to really trust you to go onto their back. I managed to get my mom's Quaker almost like this, but it takes a looong time. Oy! And a Parrotlet? Forget it! lol
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
parrotlet is like lovebird, right? Same size of brain I think :lol:
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RBL-M1A2Tanker Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Well hook beak, sure. Parrot type bird. Just tiny. Much smaller than a lovebird lol
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emmil Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Even smaller than budgies?
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RBL-M1A2Tanker Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Yea, I'd say they are at most 3/4 the size of a parakeet. Though they think they're a much bigger bird. ;p
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emmil Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
all little parrots seem to think alike :XD:
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AmyMarieArt Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
awwww, she looks so peaceful and happy and totally spoiled :D lol
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Apple of my eyes :D
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Aoife246 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww, my budgie Sonny does that and he likes it when we tickle his tummy when he's on his back :)
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Pippin doesn't want her tummy get tickled, she just want a lot of head, cheeks, neck rub only in this position :D
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Aoife246 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that's cute. my birds don't let me tickle their face only their tummies.
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emmil Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, your birds are rare. Have a video of you doing it to them? :D
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Aoife246 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no because mum never wants to film it.
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
;__;
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fatguy88 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol how cute
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JRigh Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
She's the sweetest girl! You can tell that she completely trusts you ... and Papao may come around when she sees you spoiling this girl. :love:
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emmil Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I hope so. Papao often gets jealous if I play with Pippin but it doesn't mean she'll let me pet her then, instead I get an ear pinch from her. ;__;
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Luellin Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
So cute :heart:
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kittenwithawhip89 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Aww what a sweetie
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:iconemmil:
emmil Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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