Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Meet Mok-mok and Mik-mik

Meet Mok-mok and Mik-mik. They are peach-faced lovebirds. And they are the pets of my son Neo.
He has been nagging me since he was in kinder to let him have a bird pet. Two years later, I finally gave in and bought a lovebirds for him. 
I think he already has the time, patience and maturity level for a pet bird. This way, I even can teach him to understand the consequences of his actions, especially if he forget to give the pet bird food or water. 


Mok-Mok loves the camera.

He is Mok-mok. He is 5 months old.

The white/yellow lovebird is Mik-mik. She is only 3 months old.


Why I choose lovebirds for my son as a bird pet? 
The peach-faced lovebird is a little more of a challenging small parrot. They are small at 6½ inches and have a life expectancy of 20 years. They come in many different color mutations. 
I picked this because of the low noise level, availability and cost only (Php 350 a pair), ease of care (comparatively speaking to the larger parrots), size, less challenging mental and emotional needs, and shorter life expectancy.
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14 comments:

  1. cute ng pangalan na mokmok at mikmik hehe

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  2. awesome. now I want a pet. but i just can't.

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  3. I have a pet bird too :))))))) Lels, Have good day Lawrence!

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  4. wheee! ang cute naman nila mokmok at mikmik hehe :D

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  5. i lurve mokmok and mikmik... ano kaya magiging names ng mga anak nila? sana sa 'P' mag-start ha...

    i hope your son will be a responsible parent of the birds ha...

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  6. cute nila... saka ganda ng kulay.... alam ko nalulungkot ang mga love birds kapag nag aaway ang mga tao sa bahay.... lalo na sa mag asawa hehehe

    Naalala ko tuloy ang alaga kong ibon noon...

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  7. Wow, how do you sleep at night or in the day? Do they sleep the same time? Parental Guidance movie review

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  8. nice .... why your son like bird as a pet?

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  9. Happy New year! ganda ng pet ni Neo. Hello mokmok and mikmik :D

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  10. haha ang cute namn nila
    di pa ko nag kakapet ng ganyan ah

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  11. Happy new year! Hello Mokmok and Mikmik :)

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  12. Ang mura lang pala ng lovebirds parang gusto ring bumili. hehe Hi Mok-mok and Mik-mik :)

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  13. cute! hi mok mok and mik mik! :)


    happy new year! :)

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  14. cute loverbirds, the first photo is inverted?

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