Question category: Behavior

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do cockatiels mind loud music?

i’m planning on getting a cockatiel in the near future, but i’m not exactly sure if my hobbies will disturb it. i play a variety of instruments such as french horn and guitar and practice very frequently, and i don’t want my bird to live in misery because of me. does it matter what volume […]

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My Cockatails are not breeding

I have 4 Cockatiels in a big cage (12ft length, 4ft depth and 10ft height). A Lutino breeding pair (already given 1 clutch before I bought it), a 4-5 month old Lutino Male and a 4-5 month old White face pied female. Is my Lutino breeding pair not breeding because of the other smaller pair? […]

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Fluffy cockatiel

I am concerned because my female ‘tiel is too much fluffy and I’ve been told that she is 2 months old (I bought her like 2 weeks ago). So, I am worried if she is fine or she is sick, plus she eats a lot. I am worried because the other male cockatiel is not […]

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Cockatiel scream

My cockatiel was making a raspy scream almost bc she didn’t want to be put back up lol she like being out and played with. She did it this morning. It’s almost demonic sounding. Any idea what this means

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Fluffy cockatiel

We think our tile is a girl. has not talked or sings, just whistling when we get home. I freak myself out watching videos of sick birds and then I am watching like a hawk so to speak. Is it bad that my tiel will sit on the chair and get fluffy and fall asleep? […]

Shared Ownership

Have you ever heard of anyone sharing the ownership of a bird successfully? i’m not talking about shared custody in a divorce but literally sharing the life of the bird into separate dwellings over equal share parts of time . I am considering it as an alternative to rehoming my Goffin.

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housing together birds

Hi your website is very informative thank you. I have a budgiee/ parakeet and a green cheek conure. THEY BOTH get along well and are friends. I keep them in seperate cages side by side. they both go in each other cages and play outside together with toys. Are there any health hazards? in terms […]

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Nesting behaviors

My coukatoo’s split metal band says 83. I am assuming that is when he/she was brought to the USA. There have never been any eggs since I have had the bird. (98) 21 years I gave Tulsa a drawer nob to play with and he’s been sitting on for 2 weeks. I’m not sure of […]

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Cockatiels

Hi ive had a male cocktail for years now we have tried to get him a friend (female ) but he wants no part of it even attacking her. Not sure what to do. Ive had him since he was young, he landed on my shoulder years ago when i was in my backyard. It […]

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African grey

My grey of 9years, she suddenly laid an egg . (No male bird / mating) . What should be done ? Not sure what i should do

African ringneck

Will an african ringneck revert back to being untame if you leave him alone to long

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Bird bullying

So i have 2 cockatiels. It is a male and a female. Female has dots and stripes under her wings so i am sure about her gender. So i had my male before i got the female and now she is bullying my male because the male’s smaller than her. She also acts like a […]

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Cockatiels problems

Hey its me again! I love your answers and thanks. Basically, the place where I live have no vets and the pet shops provide only budgie seeds and sunflower seeds. They also have cages, birds, animals, pots and nest boxes. Not anything else. So the pet keepers don’t know that much about keeping animals and […]

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Buying a new tiel

Hi! I want to breed cockatiels. I have two cockatiels and they are not getting along. So I was thinking of getting a new one. I have a male and a female. The male is 11 months old and the female is bigger than that(like 1 or 2 years old) so which one should I […]

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cockatiel breeding

Hi, I have two pairs of cockatiels, one pair has already hooked up and getting the nest box all ready but the other pair just don’t seem interested in each other. My white girl sits and lifts her tail making the breeding twirtle noises and rubs against the cage, the male just sits and looks […]

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3 males Zebra finch

Hello, I had a pair of zebra finches who got two babies, but lost mom just after the chicks hatched. Dad successfully raise the babies. Both are males (starting to get zebra lines and black belt on chest). We are getting to the point where babies should be separated from parents. However, dad would then […]

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Female tiel behaviour

Hello. Is it normal for a female cockatiel to sing and dance? And is it normal for a female to fight with other cockatiels? Please help

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Female tiel behaviour

Is it normal for a female cockatiel to sing and dance ? Or is it just mine? My male tends to talk lesser than my female. What does this mean? Please help! Thanks!!

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