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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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My cocktail matting every day

My cocktail matting every day morning time and Male cocktail spent most time in nest box ? What it means ...
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Preventing egg laying in a female cockatiel

Hello. I have couple of questions that you might be able to answer for me since most avian forums are dead it seems. I have an older female cockatiel that a elderly woman decided she didn't want anymore. I had ...
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Laid eggs

My cockatiels have laid eggs about 2 wks ago. They have both been sitting on the eggs. They take turns and seemed to be doing what they are suppose to do. Today all of a sudden the male started attacking ...
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What bird to buy as a companion for my Cockatiel?

I'm a long-time pet lover. I got a baby Cockatiel 2-years ago when I decided to have my own pet bird. I chose Cockatiel from other bigger parrots since I was a first-time bird owner. Its been 2 years now, ...
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Our young cockatiel male 9 months is just beginning to show breeding behavipur

Our 2 year old lorikeet has been very eager to breed this past month and now suddenly our 9 month old cockatiel is exhibiting the same behaviours. We don't have any intention of breeding them but will this affect their ...
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Breeding

Hello, I have got a pair of Cockatiles before 3 weeks ago. at the begining there were quite and slowly they start noising. and most of the time they stays inside the nest box. The shopkeeper told me that they ...
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Covering cockatiel cage at night

I have 3 cockatiels that were neglected and abused by their previous owner. They were left covered for days, possibly weeks at a time. I am afraid to cover them in case it traumatizes them. Should i? ...
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Cockatiel molt

Hello! My cockatiel (Luna) is going through her first molt. I feel horrible. I don’t even want to know what her skin feels like. She is molting pretty heavily and I was wondering if it’s normal to molt and regrow ...
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Cockatiel bird going to nest box but not laying egg

Cockatiel bird going to nest box but not laying egg my male three times breeding onther palce just shift my home so mant times meeting but not going to nest box since two month my male bird age 4 years ...
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Breeding & Behaviour

Hello, I have got a pair of Cockatiles before 3 weeks ago. at the begining there were quite and slowly they start noising. and most of the time they stays inside the nest box. The shopkeeper told me that they ...
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