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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? ...
Food for Cockatiels

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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Diet

How much handfeed formula should I give to my 1.5 months cockatiels baby and at what interval ...

Loss of feathers in cockatail

Hu to treat heavy feathers loss in cockatail i.e it is becoming bald at home as in our city we don't have any avion vets ...

Cockatiels

Hi my name is Breanna and my mom has two cockatiels one of them is peep she is a sweet heart and the other one is storm. Storm is being a jerk to peep every time peep goes to get ...

Avi-Cakes & Nutri-Caked

Please explain to me what is the difference between the Avi-Cakes & the Nutri-Cakes? Does one have more in it then the other? Do they have the same taste? ...

Breeding cockatiels

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Male cockatiel matting problem.

Male cockatiel is thinking human hand as his mate, it doesn't pair with the female. How to change his habbit? Both male and female are hand raised. I bought this male a week ago, when taking with him in my ...

4 month old lutino cockatiel

Does not have enough feather under his wings and every noticable bold spot in his head. Is that normal for his age ? ...

Providing nest box for cockatiels

Hiii.... I have placed a nest box in my cockatiel cage. But my cockatiels are very scared to go near it. I think I have placed it for more than 2-3 months.. Please help in fix this problem ...

My cockatiel is screaming

My cockatiel is always screaming and chirping at the same time, but every time I go near him, he stops and raises one foot, and is all fluffed up, however, he is scared of me. If I get too close ...

Male cocktail does not mate

I have a pair of cocktail. Male does not mate in spite of mating sounds. It seems that it is going to mate but not. Female come close to it and made a position to b mated but i havent ...
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