Question category: Taming / training

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Will my parakeet get used to being held?

I purchased my parakeet November 1 of last year and she is very sweet, hardly ever tries to bite and when she does it’s very easy not hurtful. But he does not want to come out of the cage. I have to take him in my hand to get him out of the cage. He […]

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Hand fed birds

Hi, I want a cockatiel but I don’t know the difference between a hand fed bird and one that isn’t.

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Sun Conure Pair

How much human handling does a pair of hand raised Sun Conures need on a daily basis?

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Idk what to do….

I had a new baby parakeet named Ari 2nd (yea long story short Ari 1 had died a couple of weeks ago :,(…) and I’ve had him for at least idk.,.2 months… and he won’t ever let me take him out of his cage…. due to my previous research the male parakeet is much more […]

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How do I tame my Quaker parrot

Hi. I have a 6 months old Quaker parrot. I got him home for a few days. He was a hand fed bird but he is not hand friendly. He would bite anyone who put their hands in the cage or fly around inside the cage while screaming. He spent his days sitting on his […]

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Bird’s Trust

I just got a bird and I have had her for 2 days. I had to move her to another cage and she got mad and squealed. She was ok after a few minutes and I talked to her and she started playing. (Btw she is 3 months old and I got her from a […]

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Scared

Hello I bought a sun conure with splayed legs and was told that he is 2 and half , towel trained and very friendly . He is scared of everything , towels , he grips the bars on his cage. He didn’t come out of his cage. What can I do to help him .? […]

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Cockatiel

Hi, i just barely got a cockatil, my first bird ever, and its been about 2 days, ive reached in the cage a few times to add new things amd what not but im trying to get her to perch on my hand and get her out of the cage, shes still super aggressive amd […]

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Cockatoo

Hello! I absolutely love cockatoos and am getting one soon. What breed would be best, which is the most friendly. Do Umbrella Cockatoos make good pets? 🙂

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Getting a cockatiel

Hi. I was wondering what your opinion on small-sized parrots for a first-time owner would be. And if there are any red or pink ones I could look into. Are all cockatiels the same colors? Are they talkers? Is it better to own a female or a male, and what are the mating behaviors I […]

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Stopped talking

Our pineapple conure we adopted 2 months ago . He is 5 yrs old. Has only talked once. He eats well and seems fine. He plays with his toys but he flys around the cage when I try to take him out. When he finally comes out he is ok with me . We know […]

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lovebirds

Hi guys we have a pair of beautiful tame lovebirds, free at home during the day, in their cage overnight. They have many toys which we interchange and keep introducing new textures to keep them entertained. However, they are biting so many items of furniture and home fittings. Any advice please on how to keep […]

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Lonely cockatiel?

I have a 3 year old semi-tame cockatiel, he is comfortable with me handfeeding him and likes me being in the room as he sings when I sit near him but is quiet when I’m not in the same room. He doesn’t like me handling him through, I bought him from a breeder when he […]

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My Senegal is suddenly avoiding her cage ?

Hello , I have recently gotten a Senegal parrot, and she seems to be doing very well with being in a new home. However, a couple of days ago, shes started to avoid her cage and fly away when I try to put her in for bedtime (around 8pm). She used to be very okay […]

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African Grey biting

I recently got an African Grey. He is 4 years old and now rehomed to me. We love him! However, if we try to get him to step up onto our hand when he is in or on top of his cage, he bites and won’t come to us. If he is on the floor, […]

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Let out of cage?

Is it OK to let my new budgie out of its cage before he has been tamed?

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2 birds

What is your thought on keeping 2 Rosellas together as pets in a cage not a breeding pair. Will this work

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My New Parrot Has Lost Her Love of Her Life…

Hello! I have recently taken a parrot out of an EXTREMELY neglectful environment. she used to have a friend that she loved more than anything with her.  I felt that was at least a little more acceptable that they were never taken out of their cage or played with or anything bcuz at least they […]

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flying away when my hand goes close to them

hi this is a question regarding taming. I handfed my birds since day zero, they are 3 months old now, whenever i go close to the cage both the birds used to come for petting, they were fine till yesterday i dont know what happened to them today they were not coming to me and […]

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My new Blue and Gold Macaw

Hi!  I just bought a 6 year old Macaw. The lady at the store said she had raised him from a baby, then sold him to a couple and one of them developed an allergy to him so they sold him back to the original owner.  I visited the bird multiple times to ensure that we would be a good fit and now that I have him home, he won’t let me take him out of his cage. He has bitten me twice, but has not broken the skin…

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