My 29 yr. old cockatiel died two days ago. I had him since he was a baby. He had been heathy , on the same food for over twenty years. I’m concerned I caused his illness. A week ago I put one new seed treat in his cage. He ate a very small amount. I […]
Sick female, aggressive male
Hi, we have a pair of cockatiels snd it’s their 1st time laying eggs. The female got sick after the 3rd egg and her mate got aggressive with her and literally threw her out of the cage! He refuses to allow her to sit on the eggs. He took over all the csre of the […]
I had 2 cockatiel birds and one got out the cage and flew away. His wings were clipped but the wind got under him and took him away. My other bird has been calling for the him but he hasn’t made it home. If I got a new cockatiel to keep him company, would my […]
Behavior of my two cockatiels chirping
I have a female cockatiel for about two months and introduced a male cocktail shortly after. I’m certain about the sex of both because of the tails; one have alternating black and white and the other just solid black feathers. The male does this chirping or singing and begins to move closer to the female […]
Getting a cockatiel
Hi, in the future I intend to get a cockatiel as a pet, I have taken care of my parent’s cockatiel for the past 16 years of my life so far and I’m aware the adorable creatures need lots of attention. I am worried, however, that my work may limit my time with the ‘tiel […]
getting a cockatiel
Hello! My name is David and ive been thinking about getting a pet cockatiel and I have done all the research about them that I could have done but I only have one question and that is that every year Im going on vacations for about three weeks and there is a breeder who can […]
My male and female pair of cockatiel birds has recently started going into the mating box. They spent some days throwing the strips of newspaper out the box. To the point that there was hardly any left in the box when we checked. We bought the pair in December and started placing a sheet at […]
We have a pair of tiels (#1 & #2) and they managed to actually hatch and raise a baby (#3). #3 is now over a year old, and according to the breeder “it is most likely male because white-faced tiels usually are.” Only recently have we seen #3 try to “vocalize.” Also, #3 is literally […]
Cockatiels not mating
Hi.i have two cockatiels male is grey and female is white I assume they have bonded cause they sit side by side and scratch each others head gently .i installed a nest box and I provide food and water and corn and boiled eggs and vitamin (in their water)but i have not seen them mate […]
help my bird
I have 2 cockateils male and female…I accidentally kept them in open sunlight for quite a few hours…in the evening one of them started to make strange noise something like human asthma …but collecting breath but not able to breathe….I kept it on cool environment under a table fan…please give me a solution so that […]
Cockateil hiding his head inside feeder on cage
I just purchased a cockateil about 2 weeks ago and she is 1 years old not hand raised and she’s hiding her head and sits a lot next to her feeder inside cage and then sticks her head in there for quite some time, she is defensive but is getting better, she’s very quiet and […]
3 Month Old Cockatiel Molting?
Hi! I have a pretty young cockatiel (3 months) that’s losing quite a bit of feathers, no large or fully grown ones. Just little fluffy contour and down feathers. He has no bald patches, isn’t acting strangely, and has a curious, playful disposition. His diet consists of seeds and pellets mainly (he will not eat […]
loveable cockatiel starts bitting
I have an 11 yr old cockatiel. He has always been hi strung but affectionate. Recently he has started bitting and doesn’t want to be touched. His vet said he’s just moulting .
Can my cockatiel get a mate and have babies?
So my cockatiel is almost about a year old now and I would love it if she could have a family of her own so she wouldn’t be lonely but the thing is she is a special needs bird she only has half of the top of her beak so I’m worried this might affect […]
My 17 year old cockatiel typically has few or no behavioral or feeding issues during moulting, but this year is a little off her usual food preferences. Is there a supplement I could give him to help?
I got my cockatiel about a week ago. She’s very social and was handtrained. Right off the bat she was stepping onto our hands and climbing all over us. It’s come to my attention that she’s molting. When we got her she had a tail feather loose but didn’t understand she was molting. She won’t […]