Question category: Behavior

Possessive cockatiel

My cockatiel thinks I’m his girlfriend. He wants to be with me 24/7. I can’t even leave the room without him continuously calling. He also wants to sit on my head all of the time. Is this a play for dominance? What should I do for him to be less needy?

Breeding birds

I have two cockateils i am sure of their gender as the female lays eggs and the male does his thing unfortunately the birds arent i terested in mating the female would make the mating call and the male would just ignore. The male would sometimes try and have sexual inter course with a chair […]

Sitting on egg

My b&g lived most of her 26 years in a cramped cage eating sunflower seeds and no toys. With me a year now she is healthy and enjoys freedom. She had eggs before but were always removed. Now I let her brood and its 34 days and she wont give up. She tossed one but […]

African Grey screeches

hi, My African Grey has started Screeching in the morning and whistling very loudly. He has never done this before. The afternoons and evenings are different. We don’t know why he screeches and whistles and it’s very irritating. Why mornings and what can change this behavior? How do I put him in time out? Cover […]

Make cockatiel fighting

Hello, my cockatiels are on eggs for the past 5 days. The male is fighting with the hen for some reason. He doesn’t let her incubate during the day & comes out of the nesting box to fight with her. Why is he doing that?

Struggling to fly after not being let out of the cage for 3 weeks.

I recently left my 7 year old African Grey ‘Billy’ at my moms house while I was away for 3 weeks. He was in the correct cage but during this period was not let out to fly. When I returned he did not step up straight away instead he climbed around the cage in circles, […]

Big change in attitude

Hi I have a pair of cockatiels. The male sings constantly and is very happy and showy. He and the female have gotten closer and finally tried to mate for the first time yesterday and than again today. From that time the male hardly sings. He spends alot of time with his eyes closed even […]

different sleeping

hi i have a canary and he sleep differently and i just wanna know his okay … he don’t use his wings in sleeping mood and his head is down ….

Umbrella cockatoo

Lately my cockatoo has been sitting a plastic bottle, she will Sit on it all day if I let her, I take it away and she looks for it, should I be concerned about this. Like this morning we let her out of cage she went right for the bottle and put it on couch […]

Love birds

Why does one pick at just one love bird.cause it’s picking the feathers of the one so had to separated them.

Talking eclectus parrot

I have a wonderful Solomon eclectus and he is 9 years old I saved him from a previous owner that was really bad to him and he became a really bad feather plucker under his wings the outside is beautiful he started feather plucking his chest to where it started bleeding I usually spray my […]

Finch birds

What do I do about bird having eggs in food? They already had babies a few months ago, I don’t want anymore lol

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My Bird lays a lot of eggs

How can i help my girl she lays eags every couple of mounts and i dont know what im doing wrong i do cover her at night and her diet is seeds and raw peanuts and some bird treats some times she will get a piece of bananas but i do pet her on the […]

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Budgie keep breaking her own eggs *urgent*

I have 4 budgies in which there is one pair so when they reached breeding age I provided them with a breeding box and fortunately they breeded and hen starts laying eggs but the problem is that she keeps breaking it and not even try to hatch them. After searching online I find out that […]

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can chicks bond to people

My umbrella Cockatoos just mated. I wish to allow them to raise their chicks on their own. Will the chicks be able to bond with us humans, as do their parents?

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Bullying

After a vacation of bout 2and galf weeks my african grey is not the the same. He bullies me i cant handle hom like before and he chews his wing and tale feathers. Some days are better than others ans then there are the biting every time i get close. Its been more than a […]

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Males or females?

I want to purchase more than one parakeet. Should I get 2 or 3 females, 2 or 3 males or maybe one of one sex and 2 of the other? If the latter choice, which sex should be the 2? I may also just get 2… one of each okay or better to have the […]

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mating

I have a Sun Canure and a Cockatiel together in several ocasions i have seen the Canure mating with the Cockatiel. Can these two different species lay eggs? Thank you

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Cockatiel Breeding Issue

Hello, I have got a pair of Cockatiles about 7 months ago. When I purchase at that time their age was nearly 1 year. and most of the time they stays inside the breeding box. The shopkeeper told me that they are breeding pairs. so to make it confirm I took them to Veterinary Doc. […]

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