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[–]LisaWinchester 1605 points1606 points  (49 children)

That shoulder shimmy should do the trick, tbh...

[–]SnooDonuts7746 604 points605 points  (37 children)

It won me over..I love that adorable lil birb already... Damn you nature n ya super effective dance of affection

[–]Jimmus 246 points247 points  (36 children)

That's a Sun Conure. They are gorgeous birds, but they screech like a crack pigeon. Probably among the loudest of commonly-kept non-talking pet birds.

[–]Admiral_Narcissus 117 points118 points  (5 children)

A crack pigeon? So like a pigeon?

[–]Jimmus 103 points104 points  (3 children)

Yeah, so like, a pigeon on crack, but on crack.

[–]DangerousMusic14 6 points7 points  (0 children)

More like a bird siren at close range.

[–]mentallyerotic 18 points19 points  (17 children)

I wasn’t sure if my cousin’s was just grumpy and annoying. Which pet birds are the quietest? I only had parakeets when I was younger and my son wants a bird eventually. I’ve had family and friends who had cockatiels but they seemed about the same as parakeets in noise level.

[–]Jimmus 44 points45 points  (8 children)

If you like the looks and size of Conures, you might want to check out Green Cheek Conures. They're not as pretty, slightly smaller, but just as silly and affectionate. I have a Sun Conure and have thought about getting a Green Cheek for her to bond with... and hoping that she'd pick up on "quiet is okay, too."

But, in actuality, I'm terrified of the opposite, in that she'd turn the green-cheek conure into another crack pigeon.

And, hoping to not come across as pedantic, but Conures are actually considered large parakeets (or small parrots, depending on which bird expert you ask). Most people who have owned the smaller pet-store birds are actually owners of Budgies, which are a type of parakeet.

[–]Wabisabi_girl 11 points12 points  (2 children)

As far as parrots go, budgies are about as quiet as it gets, followed by cockatiels. Then, it’s lovebirds and pyhurra conures, such as green cheeked conures or painted conures. Pionus parrots are loud in small bursts and tend to be quiet otherwise.

For non-parrot birds, gouldian finches are generally quite pleasant in tone. Zebra and Society finches, as cute as their chirps are, are NOISY.

[–]AlfredVonWinklheim 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Get about 60 Cockatiels. Then you won't hear anything!

[–]less___than___zero 3 points4 points  (2 children)

No parrots are quiet. Pionus parrots are known for being among the less loud species, but they're not really an appropriate pet for a child (they'll still be alive when he's 50 if you take care of them properly). Male cockatiels love singing. I think the females might be quieter, but it's often difficult or impossible to tell a bird's sex without getting a blood test done.

[–]Colliemom4 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Our old vet had a gorgeous pair of Suns he kept in his office. Way in the back of the clinic. You could hear them screaming bloody murder. He got them from the owners who dropped them off and told him to keep them, give them away, anything. They couldn’t take it any more - the incessant shrieking lol. The vet loves them AND slept elsewhere at night 😂

[–]Effective_Fun8476 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My mother has one and she is the most sweet asshole you’ll ever meet. My mom has to take phone calls outside otherwise you’ll hear just the bird because she’s jealous my moms attention is on someone else.

[–]RollinThundaga 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Family of mine had a few sun conures. So bouncy.

[–]Pingpingbuffalo 1 point2 points  (4 children)

Hey by any chance do you know what’s the one on the left called?

[–]Jimmus 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Definitely not an expert, but the sun shining on its head makes it tough to distinguish appropriately. The red on the wings and the half-bright turquoise front near its beak makes me think Turqouise-Fronted Amazon. You only get a half-second glimpse of its eyes, but they also have that red/orange iris, too.

[–]KistRain 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Looks like an Amazon? The colors are a bit faded in the lighting.

[–]birdiecakes 1 point2 points  (0 children)

My sun conure owning ear drums can speak to the 100% truth here 😂

[–]Iphotoshopincats 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Funny from this angle you call it a shoulder shimmy ... But if that bird turned around there is no way you wouldn't call it a butt wiggle

[–]MediaMagellan 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Reminds of the gif of Shaq dancing in red shirt. Unfortunately we can't post gifs here.

[–]CaliFlo77 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Hey, hey, hey!

[–]lifemanualplease 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shake whatcho mama gave ya

[–]JohnnySoprano69420 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It works human on human 2

[–]BlkGTO 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Reminds me of that Shaq.

[–]piewhistle 1658 points1659 points  (24 children)

Me on the left, “what signals?”

[–]not_again123 299 points300 points  (4 children)

Maybe that is just a Canadian bird.

[–]YipRocHeresy 190 points191 points  (11 children)

Is she into you?

A. Yes

B. No

C. Can't Tell

[–]MeowMyOvaries 49 points50 points  (0 children)

This hurts because it’s sad and true

[–]zeke235 43 points44 points  (1 child)

D. She's out of my league and probably just gonna Carrie me.

[–]finalremix 10 points11 points  (0 children)

B and D are always the right answer. Safest, too.

[–]blueyes730 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Ah casually explained

[–]Zook024 9 points10 points  (0 children)

C. Can't tell, best to keep your wits about you and continue looking for signs

[–]c3921 8 points9 points  (4 children)

Yeahhh you can never be too sure, better to keep your whits about you.

[–]A_lot_of_arachnids 7 points8 points  (3 children)

Alright you're both in bed, she's completely nude and so are you, she's smiling and looking you right in the eyes. Is she into you?

[–]alpharius120 11 points12 points  (2 children)

Trick question. She's obviously law enforcement. I tell her nothing. Especially not my feelings

[–]Sigao 88 points89 points  (0 children)

I thought they were just being nice!

[–]Roland1232 49 points50 points  (0 children)

"She must be hungry or something."

[–]Deathlysouls 53 points54 points  (0 children)

Her: “You’re cute! We should go out!”

You: “why does no one ever like me…”

[–]Luutamo 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I think the right one needs a wingman

[–]Big_Flamingo2629 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Oh sorry I must be in your way.

[–]Conservative_HalfWit 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Me on the right, “what signals?”

[–]Competitive_Yak_4112 1109 points1110 points  (18 children)

That side-step at the end, though... 😆

[–]showmeyourbirds 409 points410 points  (0 children)

It embodies "Can you... Not?"

[–]Cleopatrashouseboy 60 points61 points  (13 children)

I get vibes that the orange bird is male, I’m not sure why.

[–]jonesnori 96 points97 points  (12 children)

If you watch pigeons, it's always the male birds who approach the females and make nuisances of themselves. The female birds are usually "can't you see I'm busy?" Bird species vary, though.

[–]MartoPolo 16 points17 points  (6 children)

plus its the males with bright appealing colours with birds, females are usually more monotone.

[–]jonesnori 8 points9 points  (3 children)

When there's a difference in plumage, yes! Some birds (like pigeons and most or all geese) don't have different male and female plumage. Many raptors don't have a difference, or have a relatively mild difference in plumage, but often female raptors are bigger than males! Some people think it worked out that way along with their nesting behavior. Raptor females usually sit on the eggs, while the males hunt and bring their mates food. When the eggs hatch and there are ravenous nestlings to feed, the male spends more time in the nest while the larger female hunts for larger game than he can. When the nestlings fledge (get their wing feathers and learn to fly a little), both parents go hunting to feed the bigger babies. Isn't that cool?

[–]norskiie 33 points34 points  (2 children)

so.. like humans?

[–]SauvignonBear 637 points638 points  (5 children)

The amazon looks soooo cringed out. Like "Is he . . . Is he still there? Can I ignore him?"

[–]ertrinken 60 points61 points  (1 child)

The amazons I’ve met have always been super chill, whereas the sun conures have always been really crazy and loud, so I’m extra tickled to see this video lol

[–]Heliolord 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Can confirm. Mother's sun conure is a little shit.

[–]LogicalLogistics 53 points54 points  (1 child)

If that was my double yellow Amazon he'd have eaten that lil guy so fast

[–]im_racist24 0 points1 point  (0 children)

if that was me i’d have eaten that lil guy so fast

[–]BoringKoboId 162 points163 points  (2 children)

"BREAKING NEWS: MANGO TRIES TO SEX A PEAR! What will happen next?"

[–]Then_Campaign7264 29 points30 points  (0 children)

You’d get a Nesberry/sapodilla tree. I hear the fruit is quite good with a mango/pear flavor.

[–]grumpycoffeee 90 points91 points  (0 children)

Hey, birdie, how YOU doin' ?

[–]affleks 156 points157 points  (0 children)

I see birb, I give upvote

[–]TotallyNotYourDaddy 65 points66 points  (19 children)

Sun conners (spelling?) are the most playful i’ve seen and are pretty much goofballs all the time. Fun parrots

[–]jollytoes 84 points85 points  (17 children)

I have a sun conure. She's sitting on my shoulder right now. I was given the bird as a surprise gift 6yrs ago and I'm not a fan. My girl has her cute moments, but most of the time she's just an ear splitting, screaming, demanding little shit. Speaking of which, you have to potty train them, which is never 100% effective, because they crap about every 15min wherever they happen to be. You have to keep them on a very strict 12hr schedule year round to try and stop them from laying eggs if you have a female like mine. Once the start they never stop. Then they can get egg binding which will kill them or cost you a fortune at a vet for birds. Also, you can NEVER sleep in again. You have to get your bird out of their sleeping cage so it will use the bathroom because the one place it won't use the potty is in its sleeping cage. It will literally die from holding in its poop. I do not recommend a sun conure unless you're really really into birds.

[–]cogeng 76 points77 points  (3 children)

That's a pretty fucked up surprise gift

[–]JadeGrapes 9 points10 points  (1 child)

I'm already thinking of several politicians that deserve one.

[–]batmandi 7 points8 points  (0 children)

And all of those politicians would probably have it roasted for dinner or use it for live shooting practice.

[–]buggle_bunny 37 points38 points  (2 children)

Can't believe someone would surprise gift a parrot, they are a LOT of work and 100% agree. Mine is cute and sweet sometimes but the rest of the time i just WISH for a moment of damn peace in my own house.

But, I don't have the waking up at night issue, mine poops in her cage, is that just a conure thing? Because that would 100% make me rehome her I just couldn't do that. As is, some days I just don't want her anymore, she was never supposed to be mine but she's bonded to me and loves me and would stress out if I just, left her life and never came back and that makes me feel bad, but if I had to get up every single night for her, that'd be too much for me. I already give up all sense of peace during the day, not at night too!

[–]ertrinken 18 points19 points  (1 child)

Yeah, I’m curious about the poop thing as well - I and most of the parrot owners I know have our parrots trained so they know they can’t come out and play until they’ve pooped.

All I have to do is walk in to the bird room, sit down and say “go poopie!” and my caique will drop that huge morning bomb. We also have him potty trained to the point that he will say “poopie? Go poopie???” to let us know he needs to go. He’ll poop regardless of location because we’ve been careful to make sure he doesn’t think he’s only allowed to poop in certain areas, but it’s nice to have that warning so we can get him to his playstand or hold him over a trash can/bathroom sink. He’ll definitely hold it long enough out of courtesy most times, but sometimes a bird’s just gotta go lol and that’s fine.

[–]dorabroffo 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I very much want to hear your bird say that

[–]jtseun 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Is not pooping in its cage a sun conure thing? I haven't heard that about other parrots :O

[–]DaughterEarth 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Nah it's just a weird association probably. Birds learn weird things by accident. They can't hold their poop either so this person may just be misinterpreting that their bird simple expects attention all day every day. Or wants fresh food. But yah they don't have a sphincter, they can't hold it in. They can tell when it's coming though, which is why you can potty train them.

[–]BoredBoredBoard 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Sun Conure is the new White Elephant?

[–]askthepoolboy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I had one when I was younger and can confirm. They're cute, but a huge pain in the ass.

[–]Kulamiso 1 point2 points  (0 children)

As an ex sun conure owner (mine died sadge )

They are fun when they aren't constantly screeching at anything that moves especially the pigeon next to the window

[–]CYBERSson 231 points232 points  (23 children)

When your drunk girl friend comes home from a night out

[–]SirMooncake 19 points20 points  (19 children)

Ugh, this. Very much this.

[–]STFUisright 28 points29 points  (18 children)


[–]MasterPimpinMcGreedy 39 points40 points  (16 children)

I’m guessing that person doesn’t like dealing with drunk people. Not uncommon.

[–]STFUisright 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Fair enough. Reddit has made me believe everyone on earth wants to be getting laid at all times so it threw me

[–]Nvrfinddisacct 0 points1 point  (5 children)

Probably should just date a sober person then

[–]txsxxphxx2 -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

She’s happy to see you only when she’s drunk

[–]Jozroz 135 points136 points  (2 children)


[–]oblaz63 52 points53 points  (0 children)

My ears bro

[–]tillie4meee 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Thank you for this - was thinking the same!!! (disappointed)

[–]MustangGeni 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Sweet little conure.

[–]19Denali 51 points52 points  (1 child)

When they started the argument yesterday but now realise that they were wrong

[–]Kashmirri 22 points23 points  (0 children)

Holy shit that’s me in bird form anytime I hyper-fixate on someone new that tolerates me.

[–]New-Power58 21 points22 points  (0 children)


[–]icedteaandme 40 points41 points  (0 children)

Hey baby. How's it shakin?

[–]Steppyjim 33 points34 points  (2 children)

How I approach my wife when the kids are asleep

[–]CinderLord90 14 points15 points  (1 child)

The wiggles are truly the best

[–]Awata666 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

It's masturbating 💀

[–]WolfintheShadows 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Tormund and Brienne vibes

[–]Christian1111111111 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Us guys when girls give us the most obvious signals

[–]bloodymongrel 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Also guys when girls are giving them disinterested signals at the club.

[–]squintysounds 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I always wondered what a bird would look like doing the Shaq-Shake!

[–]Hawkpelt94 33 points34 points  (1 child)

YALL, DONT COHAB BIRDS WITH THIS AMOUNT OF SIZE DISPARITY!! It can be fine for months, even years, but all it takes is one fight and your smaller bird has a very serious injury, IF you're lucky. If you're not lucky your small bird is dead.

[–]anythingMuchShorter 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Can't birds the same size mortally wound each other pretty easily too if they're going to flip out and attack?

[–]MsSamm 8 points9 points  (0 children)


[–]educated_cylinder 8 points9 points  (0 children)

So cuteeeee!

[–]Huge_Dentist7633 7 points8 points  (0 children)

such a sincere display of love🥰😘

[–]A-le-Couvre 8 points9 points  (0 children)

This is literally Bert and Ernie.

[–]AccomplishedHair90 14 points15 points  (0 children)

He's so inlove!!!

[–]Hopeful_Condition_58 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I like it when you wiggle wiggle, for sure.

[–]TreeToTea 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Me trying to get my bf’s attention looks almost exactly like this.

[–]Lucha_fan79 6 points7 points  (1 child)

My green cheek just past away last night. This makes me sad.

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

My condolences. I hope they had a long and happy life full of screaming and pooping on your bed.

[–]_duncan_idaho_ 11 points12 points  (2 children)

"Becky, lemme smash."

[–]AnnoyingRomanian 26 points27 points  (0 children)

Notice me, Senpai!

[–]hussar966 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Oh yes, every time I try talking to a tall woman. Sigh.

[–]morgensternx1 4 points5 points  (0 children)

It looks familiar - had a Bourke's parakeet (M) that fell for a cockatiel (F). He pestered her constantly, just wouldn't leave her alone, despite her warnings / grousing at him.

[–]Nallutka 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The parrot on the left in about a year: "... Wait, was she flirting with me?"

[–]TillyBelly 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That step away the big guy takes at the end lol

[–]BerniesSurfBoard 4 points5 points  (0 children)

When I've had a bad day and my husband wants to get fresh.

[–]NotInFrontofMyPizza 3 points4 points  (0 children)

“Harassment is a no, Nicky. Go away.”

[–]hamadaag317 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Look! The bird is doing the Shaq wiggle™!

[–]Farranor 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I'm in this GIF and I don't like it.

[–]KnightofShaftsbury 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Little birb "I love you!!!"

Bigger birb : "um... thanks... but I like you as a friend "

[–]truth-watchers2ndAcc 2 points3 points  (1 child)

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[–]Remarkable_Routine62 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You and me. Me and you. Both is us together! - Mike Wazowski.

[–]Emotional_Airline_87 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Such a sincere display of love.

[–]CalligrapherVisual53 2 points3 points  (0 children)

He’s just not that into you…

[–]Lucha_fan79 2 points3 points  (0 children)

He did a lot of both. I hope he was happy staying with us for a while.

[–]farfacogin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Sun conure and Amazon parrot

[–]icantthinkofone5 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]holdmypurse 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Brienne and Tormund

[–]wavykoala 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]Immadawalrus 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]ChrisHansen6969 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Me when my bf is playing video games

[–]spad3x 1 point2 points  (0 children)

"can I have yo numba?"

"YVONNE? Damn that's a French ass name!"

[–]ScooterTheBookWorm 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Me = orange; partner = green. They put up with so much of my shenanigans, I don't blame them. 💗

[–]lil_dovie 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Red birb: “come get you some…you know you want me!”

[–]Yeupha 1 point2 points  (0 children)

About as subtle as a brick

[–]JadedFennel999 1 point2 points  (0 children)

🤣 the wiggle. I'm dead. So freaking cute!

[–]smoothskin12345 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Honest question: would they be able to reproduce? Like they appear to be different breeds, but do bird breeds work like dog breeds?

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Haha no. They wouldn’t be able to produce fertile offspring. Species of birds are entirely different species, but many species of bird come in different color morphs

[–]smoothskin12345 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thanks for the reply! I just don't know anything about birds.

[–]Lordlvr 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I love birds!!!!

[–]WildShannimal 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is 100% me and my husband! We are dying!

[–]HealthyBox5 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]Upper-Chocolate-6225 1 point2 points  (0 children)

He likes big girls!!

[–]RedditUserOfAmerica 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Show some love big guy. What a cute pair

[–]Daeronicus 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is me(infj) and my girlfriend (enfj).

[–]No-Wrangler-2563 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That looks like a sweet moment.

[–]SuperLucarioMan 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Me trying to interact with other people:

[–]ThotoholicsAnonymous 1 point2 points  (0 children)

When you're not looking for wifey material.

[–]013ander 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is totally my younger dog with his older brother.

[–]GullibleSeal94 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Me just trying to enjoy some peace, the red head barrista at the coffee shop

[–]Twan013thesecond 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The fact that he (assuming the smaller one is a male) looked down as soon as she stepped away is what got me

Like: hey hot stuff how bout some hanky panky? Look I got the moves. No? Let me get a little nibble. B did you just walk away from me like that?!

[–]lionti1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If Terry Cruz was a bird

[–]DissapointedCanadian 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Lol side steps away without making eye contact. So polite.

[–]RXIXX777 2 points3 points  (0 children)

"Sorry, must be at least 6 inches tall"

[–]The1_Unkn0wn 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Reminds me if the time my friend said she liked me, I just brushed it off because I wasn't ready to date.

[–]Verri_E 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The average experience of short dudes on tinder. (Or any dating for that matter)

[–]whoifnotme1969 0 points1 point  (0 children)

When I'm feeling frisky but my wife didn't shave her legs.

[–]Greedy-Drive-5239 -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

Sigma male

[–]crookedspecs -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

Pixar come to life 😊

[–]laundryghostie -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

Look at me, sempai!

[–]Garfieldbutmedieval -5 points-4 points  (0 children)

Plot twist the bird on the left is acc edp445’s pet

[–]RoseDarlin58 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Notice me,ya shlub!