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afraid of hands

  1. aniboo

    New rainbow lorikeet HELP!

    I have a new rainbow lorikeet that I got from a breeder near me. He’s not afraid of hands, and will step up sometimes, but he immediately wants to be put down once he steps up. He isn’t afraid of my presence, but he won’t play with me at all. He will eat nectar from my finger, as long as he’s on...
  2. nspiro

    My new indian ringneck is scared of hands

    Hi, this is my first post and I am still learning about avian avenue, but I'm here to stay, that's for sure :) I got my first ever parrot, an indian ringneck, his name is Kiwi he is 4 years old and has had 2 previous owners. I got him yesterday and so far I noticed he isn't afraid of me and my...
  3. B

    My GCC is afraid of hands

    Hi everyone, I’ve had Joey, my green cheek Conure for 5 months now and I got him when he was 10 week old. We let him roam around the house (supervised) and he is in his cage only when we are not home or when it’s his bedtime. He has always been very friendly with everyone and definitely not...
  4. P

    Need advice for cockatiel tame

    Hello. I have a cockatiel for the first time and his name is cherry. Last week, when Cherry was doing tame training with me, she stayed still when she touched his head with a finger with a spray millet, and came up to me. Last week, Cherry wanted to come out of the cage, so he opened the door...
  5. Lauren_sim

    Help for taming a parent raised bird

    I recently got a parent raised Hahns Macaw (approx 5months old), I’m new to parrot ownership and I’m struggling with a few things and would love some advice. I’ve gotten him target trained pretty well, and will take treats my hand both in and out of the cage. But if I don’t have a treat or he’s...
  6. S

    PLEASE HELP! 1 year old Indian Ringneck Trouble

    Hello everyone! I have a 1 year old IRN (not sexed). Ive had him a year now and i feel like he’s no closer to me now than the day I got him. Ive tried multiple techniques, using a glove to hold his toes and this worked somewhat, hes learnt to step onto the glove (after some frantic screaming...
  7. Littlelovebird

    Clumsy bird and owner - Is she ok?

    Hey guys! So I had an accident with Skittles yesterday, and now I feel awful! She seems ok, she is eating, preening, bathing, normal droppings, active as always and doesnt seem to have any injuries but I'm still a bit concerned. So basically last night I walked passed her and she wanted to...
  8. L

    Is this normal for cockatiels? (first timer here...)

    This is a long post, to see direct questions, go to the TLDR section in the end. I also apologize in case of typos and misspelled words, I'm european. :ashamed1: April 20th, a bit over a month ago, I got my first birds ever. Two male cockatiels, :tieln:Topi (10yr old) and :tiel4:Masa (not...