Question category: Behavior

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Screeching Green Cheek Conure

We adopted Merlin 3 years ago. She was rescued after spending time on San Diego’s streets. For 2 years she was quiet in terms of screeching, only when she got really scared or bothered. But recently, whenever she stands at the top of her cage facing a large window looking out to our small backyard, […]

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cockatiel mate

I had 2 cockatiel birds and one got out the cage and flew away. His wings were clipped but the wind got under him and took him away. My other bird has been calling for the him but he hasn’t made it home. If I got a new cockatiel to keep him company, would my […]

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My Grey Is Afraid Of Its Cage

My 21 year old African Grey has suddenly become afraid of being in her cage. I haven’t changed anything. I can’t see anything around the cage that looks different. What can I do?

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Eggs

I have a 47 year old yellow crested cockatoo, and there is no veteran close to where I live, I myself are 72 years old , I’m concerned, she has never been to a vet. And every year she lays 2 or 3 eggs, she sits on them, never breaks or eats them and when […]

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My budgie just comes to me for treats

I rescued my pet budgie just s month ago. It took him a week to come on to my hand for a treat. But every time he’s out of the cage and has finished his treat he just flies to a chair opposite a big mirror in our dining. He can sit on it practically […]

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Getting a cockatiel

Hi, in the future I intend to get a cockatiel as a pet, I have taken care of my parent’s cockatiel for the past 16 years of my life so far and I’m aware the adorable creatures need lots of attention. I am worried, however, that my work may limit my time with the ‘tiel […]

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getting a cockatiel

Hello! My name is David and ive been thinking about getting a pet cockatiel and I have done all the research about them that I could have done but I only have one question and that is that every year Im going on vacations for about three weeks and there is a breeder who can […]

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Worried

My male and female pair of cockatiel birds has recently started going into the mating box. They spent some days throwing the strips of newspaper out the box. To the point that there was hardly any left in the box when we checked. We bought the pair in December and started placing a sheet at […]

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Cockatiel Trio

We have a pair of tiels (#1 & #2) and they managed to actually hatch and raise a baby (#3). #3 is now over a year old, and according to the breeder “it is most likely male because white-faced tiels usually are.” Only recently have we seen #3 try to “vocalize.” Also, #3 is literally […]

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Picking her skin

I have a 16 yr old female sun conures and a 17 yr old Male. They live in separate houses which are huge. They are allowed 3-4 hrs out of there house to interact with each other. The last 4 yrs my female has been ripping/tearing her stomach a part too the point of bleeding […]

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Training help

I have 2 budgies. One budgie has lived with me a little bit longer than the other. I have read that you need to separate them while training. I’m currently training Blu (the budgie who has stayed with me for longer) and when he is alone, he is so sweet, and climbs up to my […]

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Cockateil hiding his head inside feeder on cage

I just purchased a cockateil about 2 weeks ago and she is 1 years old not hand raised and she’s hiding her head and sits a lot next to her feeder inside cage and then sticks her head in there for quite some time, she is defensive but is getting better, she’s very quiet and […]

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egg

We have a Moluccan and she is everything you talk about. She loves me and is jealous of my wife. She is 23 now. She lays eggs every 3 to 4 months, 2 or3. About when do they stop laying?

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Finch is doing weird noises

My finch is doing some weird noise, I’d describe it as a little motor? I’m not sure. It sounds really weird and I’ve heard her do it often and i don’t know if it means something. Thanks in advance.

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Bonding with bird

I’ve had a 3 year old green cheek conure for 14 months. I got him from a parrot rescue place, he was there for over a year. He does not like to be touched, at all! I did train him to “step up”, but he only tolerates me, then makes his great escape when I […]

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loveable cockatiel starts bitting

I have an 11 yr old cockatiel. He has always been hi strung but affectionate. Recently he has started bitting and doesn’t want to be touched. His vet said he’s just moulting .

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Biting

Hi, I just purchased a Lovebird a month ago from the local pet store. I was told that he was hand tamed when he/she came from the breeder three weeks before. My question is; How do I get my new Lovebird to stop biting and being aggressive?

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African Grey needs pairing

Hi, I have a 5 years old African grey male parrot, at this tome I would like to look for his pair, should I get a female with the same age ? Which I think difficult to find or can I choose any mature younger or older female?

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fighting conures

We have had 2 cohabitating conures for 4 years. Last July we added a third. There has been NO acceptance by the original pair. Although they occupy a room and we have an open cage policy they new green cheeked conure sometimes attacks the other 2. Im concerned about this dangerous behavior as Kiki has […]

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