Question category: Behavior

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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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cockatoo’s not talking

i’ve had a cockatoo for about 6 years now and i love her. she is completely healthy and loves to play, but in all the time i had her she never said a peep. the only word she does say every now and then is hi, but other than that nothing. she mainly just whistles. […]

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Egg laying

What should I do when my sun conure lays unfertilized eggs?

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Frisky Male Lovebird

Spring is here and my male lovebird is now wriggling himself on soft “protruding” surfaces. This goes on for a while until he chirps, stops, and then pants heavily for a few minutes. He may repeat another one or two times in a row. Is it okay to leave him alone and let him continue […]

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Cockatiel Molting

I got my cockatiel about a week ago. She’s very social and was handtrained. Right off the bat she was stepping onto our hands and climbing all over us. It’s come to my attention that she’s molting. When we got her she had a tail feather loose but didn’t understand she was molting. She won’t […]

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Quaker sitting on cage bottom

My Quaker female (20 yrs old) has just started sitting on the cage floor. She doesn’t seem to be doing anything. But for some reason it bothers me, as this is a new behavior.

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Cockatiel

Got my grey Male Cockatiel a month ago. He had lovely sounds, saying peekaboo.. now almost no sound 😥What should I do ?

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Different doves

Can you keep a Ringneck Dove and a Diamond Dove together? I know you can’t keep two different parrots together but doves aren’t known to bite or to be mean and my Ringneck looks really lonely.

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How do I make my Parrotlet stop laying eggs?

I have a 4 year old Parrotlet, Booboo, that shares her cage with a 5 year old male Budgie named Tonto. They are very good friends. About 2 months ago my Parrotlet, Booboo, started sitting on the cage floor laying eggs. She’s laid about 7 eggs so far. I’ve taken away any type of nesting […]

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