Question category: Behavior

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First time pet owner

I’m looking at getting a small bird, likely a cockatiel, once I finish my schooling. Our family owns a cat so the only places that would be safe for it would be in a cage either outside the house, but close and in constant view, or in my room. I’ve read that it is bad […]

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Dominance issue?

I just got my Red-Lored baby back after about 10 years. She’d been caged, and was desperate for contact and attention. I’ve been taking her with me from room to room when I can, and she even rides on the (electric) mower handle when I mow. Recently, she doesn’t want to leave the shower curtain […]

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Male zebra finch

I have a male and female zebra finch, a few weeks ago the male built a nest, yesterday i noticed the male is taking apart the nest and building another nest in the food dish and water dish, they still sleep in the nest together though. Can you please tell me what is happening.

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Cockatiel behavior Part 2

So before like I said I had three cockatiels. One is hand tamed (Patches). One I was working with that is semi tame. He will get on my finger after a few tries. His name is Sugar. The third was not hand tamed. Frosty is his name. I gave Frosty away because I could not […]

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Cockatiel behavior

So I had three cockatiels. One of them was not hand tamed one is and the other is still a little offish, but will still get on my finger after a few tries. I decided to give the one that was not hand tamed away. After I gave him away I bought a new cockatiel […]

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Sleeping and Tweeting

I have two love birds. One is a possible female peach faced love bird and the other is a possible female/male dutch faced love bird. When the peach faced love bird is trying to sleep on the swing, the dutch faced lovebirds will always sit right next to peach and slowly and light chirp in […]

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Rescue Agency

Hummm, I may have deleted my original question. Is there a rescue agency that would have a male cockatoo as a mate for my female? She is an Umbrella and lonely. I am inquiring for a friend with no PC. Specifics upon request. Thank you for your time.

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My conure

I have a green cheek that is 7 months old. I rescued a pineapple conure that some lost out of a tree. She’s a little older I think. I put them in separate cages side by side for a few days then put her in the cage with him and they get along pretty good. […]

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Cockatiel Language

Hi there, my mom wants to get rid of her cockatiel because of her constant screeching. She has a very large cage and gets let loose in a bedroom of her own often. She never got into any toys so we stop giving them so she might be bored? My mom move the cage into […]

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How do I remove two breeding birds from their cage?

Hello. I have two breeding cockatiels, they’re both 3 years old and seem to get along well. But whenever I try to get them out so I can clean their cage or give them water and food the male attacks me. What should I do to help me?

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Behavior

Does it hurt anything for my cockatial he is male to nest.. 😊 And how would I go about giving him a friend.. He’s about 20 we think he was a gift about 15 years ago, we were told he was 5 at the time.

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Cockitiel Behavior

I’ve had my cockatiel for about a week. It was hand fed by the breeder, who I know personally. I have been putting my hand into the cage to get it used to me but it won’t let me get near it. I am retired and I am home most of the time. Do you […]

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Bully bird

Hello! I had 2 cockatiels for almost a year. One of them is a male and the other one is not sure. When we first bought that bird it was said as a female. Its a lutino but not no dots under their tails/wings are to be seen. The whole time they would fight with […]

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Bird nipping

New young A grey that nips my neck and ears while on shoulder. Ouch!!!! Is this normal. Is this just curiosity or a problem starting. I sternly say no he stops but continues again

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Male cockatiel attacking female while nesting

Hi we have a hand tamed pair of bonded cockatiels who are currently in the process of their first clutch. We have 5 eggs 1 is definitely fertile so far. Everything was going good until about a week in the male has been chasing the female and attacking her. I have been putting her in […]

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20 year old Cockateil

You answered a question about a companion for a cockateil, my elderly friend was given to me about 10 yrs ago.He is quiet most of the time, I worry about this. On a daily basis he is out of the cage doing what ever I’m doing. I talk to him andd He is affectionate with […]

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Peck peck

When i reach in my birds cage to change their water bowl my yellow peach faced love bird tries to bite me. It it usually a light bite that i would see as harmless and sometimes it is a little harder. Why do you think he or she does this?

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