Bird Type: Cockatiel

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Is my bird an exception

We bought our cockatiel April of 1982 Baby is still strong and alive. This makes him about 37 years old. Google says they live only 10 to 14 years. What gives.

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First time pet owner

I’m looking at getting a small bird, likely a cockatiel, once I finish my schooling. Our family owns a cat so the only places that would be safe for it would be in a cage either outside the house, but close and in constant view, or in my room. I’ve read that it is bad […]

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Food

Hi! I recently adopted a 10 year old male cockatiel. He was eating a terrible seed diet until he came to live with me, however, he has been very picky! Do you have any samples to try? Anything, including advice, is appreciated!

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Cockatiel behavior Part 2

So before like I said I had three cockatiels. One is hand tamed (Patches). One I was working with that is semi tame. He will get on my finger after a few tries. His name is Sugar. The third was not hand tamed. Frosty is his name. I gave Frosty away because I could not […]

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Cockatiel behavior

So I had three cockatiels. One of them was not hand tamed one is and the other is still a little offish, but will still get on my finger after a few tries. I decided to give the one that was not hand tamed away. After I gave him away I bought a new cockatiel […]

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Cockatiel Language

Hi there, my mom wants to get rid of her cockatiel because of her constant screeching. She has a very large cage and gets let loose in a bedroom of her own often. She never got into any toys so we stop giving them so she might be bored? My mom move the cage into […]

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How do I remove two breeding birds from their cage?

Hello. I have two breeding cockatiels, they’re both 3 years old and seem to get along well. But whenever I try to get them out so I can clean their cage or give them water and food the male attacks me. What should I do to help me?

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Cockatiel

My cockatiel is about 3 months old I am a new owner and I have done lots of research but she has a lot of feathers missing. It’s mainly only noticeable when she is wet, it could just be because they aren’t fully developed yet but I’m not too sure should I be this worried? […]

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Behavior

Does it hurt anything for my cockatial he is male to nest.. 😊 And how would I go about giving him a friend.. He’s about 20 we think he was a gift about 15 years ago, we were told he was 5 at the time.

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Cockitiel Behavior

I’ve had my cockatiel for about a week. It was hand fed by the breeder, who I know personally. I have been putting my hand into the cage to get it used to me but it won’t let me get near it. I am retired and I am home most of the time. Do you […]

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Bully bird

Hello! I had 2 cockatiels for almost a year. One of them is a male and the other one is not sure. When we first bought that bird it was said as a female. Its a lutino but not no dots under their tails/wings are to be seen. The whole time they would fight with […]

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Gender

Hi.. i bought a female which had many dots under the wings and tails.. now i cant find any dots. So is it a male or a female? Also it will always fight with my other male cockatiel like its a dominant. Even when i separate both of them this bird will try to get […]

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Male cockatiel attacking female while nesting

Hi we have a hand tamed pair of bonded cockatiels who are currently in the process of their first clutch. We have 5 eggs 1 is definitely fertile so far. Everything was going good until about a week in the male has been chasing the female and attacking her. I have been putting her in […]

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20 year old Cockateil

You answered a question about a companion for a cockateil, my elderly friend was given to me about 10 yrs ago.He is quiet most of the time, I worry about this. On a daily basis he is out of the cage doing what ever I’m doing. I talk to him andd He is affectionate with […]

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Abandoned eggs

My mated cockatiels had been sitting on their clutch of 6 and when their nesting spot had been cleaned and eggs were put back female want sit on them…please help me to know what’s wrong

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Cockatiel with eggs but not fertile

I have 2 cockatiels male and female i took them to the doctor and he said they were male and female just looking at them not DNA. I did took them because them female layed 3 eggs but they were not fertile after i took them to the doctor i took the eggs out than […]

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found bird

Hi I found a cockatiel this morning and have taken it home. I think its a young bird but how do i tell the sex of the bird. I have put a alert on FB to see if anybody as lost one.

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