Question category: Behavior

Is voice change normal

Is voice change normal? My African gray talks a lot. Lately I’ve noticed it sounds like his voice is kind of a broken record and it seems like his voice has changed. What could this be?

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Normal zebra finch sounds

I just got two male zebra finches and, while they both have the squeaky noise they make, one makes kind of a quiet mewling sound as well. Is this normal, he is otherwise active.

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Male Cockatoo and Nesting Behavior

We have a 13 year old Cockatoo, named Bird. He came to us at the age of 6, abused, malnourished, and aggressive. Very pleased to report after many years of patience and very slow movement, lots of TLC, and being bitten more than once, he is now affectionate, trusting, and loving. However, he is in […]

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green neck parrot biting

So i bought 2 ring neck green parrot their age were about 20 days, since then i fed them and everything, it’s been 4 months one of the parrot died and i am left with only one now. At first it never attacked me and when i called him it always replied back. The problem […]

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African Grey

I had called your office and talked to a representative about my African grey that I have been baby sitting. she was very informative. she mentioned I might try a reactangular perch my husband could make but she was not sure about the kind of wood that would be safe for the bird. Also recommended […]

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My new /old bird ” I’m leaving on a jet Plane “

Please help educate me. My Best friend died. And willed me her African gray parrot. What is the best way to get him used to me …and I him. As he used to bite her husband. What can I do to build a good relationship . I know nothing about birds. Thank you ( He […]

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My parakeet

Hi , I have a parakeet It’s being going on 6 months now. All of a sudden she is trying to get out of her cage it’s like she just lost it and she wants out. she keeps eating more than usual. Can you help me?

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Screeching Green Cheek Conure

We adopted Merlin 3 years ago. She was rescued after spending time on San Diego’s streets. For 2 years she was quiet in terms of screeching, only when she got really scared or bothered. But recently, whenever she stands at the top of her cage facing a large window looking out to our small backyard, […]

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cockatiel mate

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 […]

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My Grey Is Afraid Of Its Cage

My 21 year old African Grey has suddenly become afraid of being in her cage. I haven’t changed anything. I can’t see anything around the cage that looks different. What can I do?

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Eggs

I have a 47 year old yellow crested cockatoo, and there is no veteran close to where I live, I myself are 72 years old , I’m concerned, she has never been to a vet. And every year she lays 2 or 3 eggs, she sits on them, never breaks or eats them and when […]

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My budgie just comes to me for treats

I rescued my pet budgie just s month ago. It took him a week to come on to my hand for a treat. But every time he’s out of the cage and has finished his treat he just flies to a chair opposite a big mirror in our dining. He can sit on it practically […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Worried

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 […]

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Cockatiel Trio

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 […]

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Picking her skin

I have a 16 yr old female sun conures and a 17 yr old Male. They live in separate houses which are huge. They are allowed 3-4 hrs out of there house to interact with each other. The last 4 yrs my female has been ripping/tearing her stomach a part too the point of bleeding […]

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Training help

I have 2 budgies. One budgie has lived with me a little bit longer than the other. I have read that you need to separate them while training. I’m currently training Blu (the budgie who has stayed with me for longer) and when he is alone, he is so sweet, and climbs up to my […]

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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 […]

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