Question category: Behavior

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getting a bird

I’m interested in getting a cockatiel but was wondering if I should look at getting a pair. I work 8 hours a day but otherwise have no other commitments and I don’t want my bird to become lonely. Also, would a male or female be better? Thanks in advance!

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Aggressive bird

Hi. I have two lovebirds that are about 8months, one male and one female which where both raised together to be breeding pairs. However the female who’s bigger than the male constantly pecks at his feet whenever he tries to perch next to her or when he plays with the toys. She’s also very aggressive […]

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How many parakeets…?

I have recently started a charity that will focus on raising and training small birds like cockatiels and parakeets as companion pets for people suffering from depression and PTSD. My question is: I know that if I cage birds together they will be a lot less likely to be trained however if they are in […]

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Too many eggs

I have a 9yr old sun conure . She is in an egg cycle and has layed 20 eggs as of this morning . The last time she layed was 4-5 yrs ago , i have not changed her diet however I did change her cage bottom from newspaper to corn cob . She is […]

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cage sharing

hi guys. I have a 4 year old female Conure. we have recently bought home a 2 year old blue Indian ring-neck male (keeping them separate rooms at present) Can we put both birds into the one Big cage when they are sufficiently acquainted? If so what do we need to know?

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Parakeets

I found out that the 2 parakeets I have are Male and female. What should I do if the female lays eggs?

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Cockatoo

My Cockatoo has recently started bending way over to watch herself poop. Is there a reason for this behavior? She is 29 1/2 years old and very well adjusted.

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White winged parakeet

More than a question, it is more of a suggestion. It would be nice to have information and representation of my canary-winged Parakeet/ White winged Parakeet in the site. Thanks

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Cockatiel training

My cockatiel is 4 years old and she is very sweet, she lets you kiss her wings and likes to be around me, but she won’t let me scratch her head or pet her, she just runs away. She spends literally all day with me and sleeps in my room at night. She eats meals […]

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why is my bird super vocal all of a sudden?

my bird ( i don’t know the gender for sure ) is usually very quiet, but all of a sudden he is talking a lot like he’s trying to tell me something? also he was bobbing his head like he was vomitting yesterday. should I be concerned? what is this behaviour?

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Out at night

I am wondering if I can have my bird (lory) out at night.

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Baby Cockatiel

I recently purchased a three month old cockatiel. He seems very skittish. He just stays on his perch all day. He will perch on our finger long enough to fly off and fall to the floor just to sit there unmoved in the same place. I am afraid he is not eating or drinking enough. […]

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Help

My male cockateil is inviting the female cockateil by going inside the breeding box again and again. But she is getting cranky and moves back and forth and doesnt goes inside the box..male spends some time inside the box and keeps on calling her after spending like five minutes he comes out himself..

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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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