Question category: Behavior

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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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Why is my cockatiel dancing in his food bowl?

I have 2 male cockatiels, one a little more dominate. I have two seed bowls and 2 water bowls. Sometimes the dominant “K” will go to a bowl and start dancing in it. At first I thought K maybe be trying to set territory so I would dump that bowl into his and refill. But […]

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Either Or

Hallo. I’ve been looking at getting a bird for a while now. Trying to decide between cockatiels and budgies. Looking for something energetic and lively that loves to be pet and cuddle. I would prefer for a bold species that can be quiet at night. I have done my research, but I do hope I […]

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Is there non-screamming social birds?

Hi Lafeber I have three budgies because they don’t make a lot of noise but I would like to have a bird that interacts more with humans. However I don’t wish to have a bird that screams loud and often. I took care of an African parrot for three weeks and it was a nightmare, […]

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Wont eat seads

We adopted a cockatoo thats aprox.4 yrs old.we have had him for 3 months now,and have tried the seed,pellets that were given to him as a reg diet.he will not touck any of it,or any other pellets,nutriberies,seed,fresh food,ect.he is a very fussy eater..at this time he only eats mashed potatoes,some oatmeal,baby bird food.we are very […]

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Cockatiel breeding

In my case the female is too aggressive about mating then male and she keeps on forcing the male to go in the nest, whilst the female frequently visits the nest. She also did the mating call but my male cockatiel is hand tamed so he was confused i guess. Pls. Reply what do you […]

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budgie noises

i have a four and a half year old female budgie, i bought her from a breeder, up to the last 4 years she has been fine, she is very healty and eats and drinks well, she seems happy in her cage, but in the past six months or so she has started making very […]

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Nest

Is it normal for a male cockatoo to build a nest?

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Conure picking up the food

Hello, I’ve been using your nutriberries for years with my two birdies. Both absolutely love the food, and it’s great for nutrition, but my conure often picked up the balls and drops them to the bottom of her cage, anything we can do to help that?

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Quaker parrot eggs

My quaker has laid 3 eggs and has been sitting on them continously for the last 2 months. Her cage was never closed and she was very social previously, now she will not leave her cage. I am getting worried about her. She is eating and drinking normally.

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Love bird sleeping habits

My love birds have recently started sleeping on separate perches. Is there a developmental reason for that?

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Maybe two females?

I have two cockatiels which I had assumed were both males. Now one of them has laid three eggs so far. She won’t let the other cockatiel anywhere near the eggs. I have never seen them mating. Do I have two female cockatiels?

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Bird is biting

I adopted a green cheek conure who is 5 years old. She bites a lot but has started to bond with me only biting my fingers. My family on the other hand are being bit on the nose and ears. How do I get her to stop? She also does not stay on your finger […]

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Behavior

I have 5 peachface lovebirds in one cage. the unpaired bird has an unusual behavior. it rubs its rear end on the perch, does this mean this bird is a female? My 2 females are sitting on their eggs in separate boxes while the males are perched atop the boxes. why wouldn’t one of the […]

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Cockcktail bird live alone

can my cockatiel bird live without partner? i have single female i dont know how much she’s age. my cockatiel bird was came to my home himself before 1year, i think he was male so i bought to him a female partnar.but he all time fights with her .. but my cockatiel rub me on […]

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Peach faced Lovebirds

I have 3 babies (not sure how old) – from the same hatch. All 3 birds in same cage, separated from mother and father. 2 of the 3 babies seem to cuddle and connect w/each other and are pairing off; and the 3rd is on it’s own. Do we know if this means that the […]

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