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Cockatiel

There's a reason why the cockatiel is one of the most popular companion birds — this slender Australian parrot can be both cuddly and bold. Cockatiels can also be curious and, at times, feisty. With a cockatiel in the house, you ...

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Budgies, Cockatiels & Lovebirds Are Parrots Too!

Here's a look at some common small bird myths and facts ...
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Cockatiel Behavior: Brilliantly Baffling

Cockatiels can be every bit a parrot as their larger counterparts — friendly and outgoing to snugly and gentle — no wonder these little feathered companions are America’s Top Bird. But ever stop to think if your cockatiel is normal? ...
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3 Tricks Your Cockatiel Can Do

Small birds like the friendly and outgoing cockatiel can be taught to do behaviors on cue — and it’s easier than you think. Our small companion birds have many natural behaviors that lend themselves nicely to trick training ...
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New World Parrots: Conures, Amazons, Macaws & More

Parrots can be categorized according to Old World psittacines and New World psittacines. Do you know if your parrots are "Team Old World" or "Team New World"? ...
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Why Cockatiels Make Great Pets

Most of the qualities you’d really like in a parrot are found in the gentle, amenable cockatiel. Read on to find out what makes cockatiels such a wonderful pet ...
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Pet Birds & Children

Find out the real reasons why budgies and cockatiels can make wonderful pets for children, as well as all the wrong reasons for bringing a small bird into your home ...
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Budgie Vs. Cockatiel — Which Is Right For You?

For years, budgies, also called parakeets, were the most numerous companion birds, and only recently were overtaken by cockatiels. If you’re looking at getting one or the other, how do they compare? ...
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Cockatiel Sounds Explained

Chirps, warbles, whistles, squawks, cheeps, and more are noises and sounds pet cockatiels make. Find out what your cockatiel is trying to say ...
Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who ...
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Serve a Good Meal: Bird Food for Your Cockatiel

Lafeber pet bird foods offer a variety of nutritious foods for your beloved top-knotted little friend ...

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New female companion

My male cocktail is nearly 12 months old and already given birth to 3 kids through a female cocktail. They bonded well and looked after the family together. Suddenly the female cocktail died due to some disaster. Male cocktail is ...
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Cocktail bird Female not enter breeding box

Cocktail pair perfect mating in male enter breeding box but female not entering sometimes male female fighting but 8 days not entering female what problem ...
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Why is Fabulous suddenly so mean to Gorgeous?

My tiel Fabulous, who I previously thought was a male, is now sitting on a clutch of 4 eggs. Since laying her eggs she now chases my other tiel, Gorgeous, anytime Gorgeous steps onto the bottom of the cage. (Fabulous ...
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Maybe two females?

I have two cockatiels which I had assumed were both males. Now one of them has laid three eggs so far. She won't let the other cockatiel anywhere near the eggs. I have never seen them mating. Do I have ...
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Cockcktail bird live alone

can my cockatiel bird live without partner? i have single female i dont know how much she's age. my cockatiel bird was came to my home himself before 1year, i think he was male so i bought to him a ...
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Male Cockatiel Doesn’t Sit On Eggs

Hi, I have a pair of mated cockatiels and the female is sitting on 4 eggs now. This is their second clutch but the male never sits on the eggs. The female will get off to feed etc and he ...
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Aggressive Cockatiel

I have a Male cockatiel, I've had him for a few years and have never gotten him to bond with me. I got him when he was a few years old and can tell he was most likely abused. Both ...
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Cocktails

My cockatiel scratching each other head some time I don’t thing they are pair ...
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Bonding with your cockatiel

I got my cockatiel 5-6 months ago, she (I think) was 15 weeks when I got her (or so they told me). They also told me she was handfed and friendly. She now will perch and get on my shoulder ...
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cockatiel abandoning thier chicks

hello i have a pair of lutino cockatiels they always look after thier eggs well and after hatching they dont feed thier chicks well and are showing less interest in thier own chicks. This happens always and i find it ...
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