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aggression

  1. J

    Is my cockatiel being aggressive or just overbearing?

    My parakeet always tries to go to kiss my cockatiel. But whenever he does my cockatiel seems kinda aggressive. I have seen them regurgitate to each other many times and have also seen my cockatiel making heart wings while singing to my parakeet many times. When they regurgitated to each other...
  2. A

    Old fearful macaw

    Hi! There is a bird store in my area and the owners also sorta run a bird sanctuary and so people will surrender their birds to them and they adopt those birds out. I've been looking into getting an older bird and saw they have a greenwing there about 50+ years old and went to go take a look...
  3. polaryse

    Advice for adding new flock members?

    Good evening, Recently I've been thinking about possibly adding a new bird to my flock in the future, but I'm a little worried about how they would get along with my current birds. I currently have two budgies (Milo and Nala) that are somewhere around a year old and a green cheek conure (Henry)...
  4. babybirdii

    quaker parrot aggression, pls help!!

    I have an 11 month old female quaker (bubbles) that i have had since she was only 3 months old and I’m looking for some aggression advice. I have 8 birds total but bubbles is by far my most difficult to work with, she hates all my other birds and hardly gets along with me, only rarely she will...
  5. cricketiel

    Introducing Cockatiels - Aggression??

    Hi everyone, I recently introduced my new cockatiel to my old cockatiel and have noticed some strange behavior. Ever since I introduced them, they spend a lot of time out together sitting on my shoulder or knees and preening without paying much mind to one another. However, every so often, my...
  6. S

    Is it possible to gain trust of 20 year old neglected Sun Conure?

    Hello all, thank you in advance for any information you can give me as I have tried to do a lot of research and I can not seem to come to a particularly good information or method in my case for my bird. My case is rather embarrassing and complicated and I am trying to do right by it now. I have...
  7. M

    Random periods of aggression in young male Macaw

    Hi Everyone, This is my first post on the forum. I have two very young male Blue & Gold Macaws (just over a year old) named Ziggy and Harley. Recently, in the past couple of months, Harley seems to go through periods of intense aggression lasting anything from a couple of hours to a whole day...
  8. C

    Our double yellow head has bonded with my blue front....now he's more aggressive

    My husband and I got my blue front Amazon which has taken to me and not him. We have since got a double yellow head which is more friendly with him. He attacks me even if I'm just walking through the house he will chase me on the floor and try to bite me (and has). For some reason he has bonded...
  9. PipParrot

    excitement biting

    so i have an indian ring necked male parrot who has just turned 2 years old. he has this habit of getting over excited when he looks at himself in phones front camera specifically (especially when I am on video calls) and he starts looking at himself, talking, playing around, and then all of a...
  10. N

    Male Cockatiel getting really aggressive

    I have two cockatiels. My male cockatiel, 11 years old, has suddenly gotten really aggressive. Whenever try to change water or food in the cage, he comes to bite my hand. He also comes aggressively to the edge of the cage even when I pass by it. This behavior is completely new and never happened...
  11. wizerdspel

    Teaching an old bird new tricks?

    Is it possible to teach an old bird new tricks? My family and I have a pet blue fronted amazon. Before my grandma moved into our home he belonged to her. She and my mom tell me that he is at the very least 35 years old. He is a bit aggressive all year round (not only spring), but I would like to...
  12. R

    Cockatoo hormonal?

    Hi im just writing to ask as ive had my ducorps cockatoo for just over a year now and hes started being noisier,more destructive,more confident and more menacing behaviour hes also more aggressive hes bitten me twice today and he only ever tries to bite when he doesnt want to go to me when on...
  13. britbrat

    Trying to not rehome 4yr old GCC

    I have been following this forum for five years now, it's actually the forum that helped me when I was just learning about birds and what kind would be best in my home. Four years ago I brought home a six month old GCC that the breeder described as 'wild' because she was unable to interact with...
  14. EmiLemon

    Mirror-Crazed Caique

    Hello! About 6 weeks ago I adopted a caique, Loki, who I was told is around 3 years old. I didn’t get into parrots until a little over a year ago and am learning as much as I can when I have time. He has bit me twice and both times, looking back, were avoidable (if I had researched more I...
  15. nimbirds

    Mating with Toy Aggression

    Nimbus is a white-faced cockatiel believed to be a he as he was very vocal and mates a lot. He flew to my house around February this year and I have kept him since I could not find his owner. He looked happy and lived well with my family at that time. We decided to get him a 3-month-old friend...
  16. M

    Female Kakarikis Behaviour

    Hello! We have a 7 month old Kakariki, Lily, and got a 2nd Kakariki, Leia, about two months ago. Leia is about four months old now. We followed all the “textbook” advise on bonding the two and it seemed to go very well…until recently. Lily only shared her caged with a very young kakariki for...
  17. D

    Odd (to me) behavior

    Hello! :cubanzon: We’ve just gotten our 2nd Kakariki and it is very different than our first. Our first is very sweet and quiet. She's also very tiny. The new one, Pickles, is 7 months old and the breeder told us it is female, but I have my doubts. It’s a lot larger than our female and it is...
  18. G

    Unprovoked Agression to Pre-Teens(GCC)

    I currently own two conures, a black capped conure, and a green cheeked conure. Genders unconfirmed. BCC assumed male, GCC assumed female. Some bird adoption context in the next paragraph, situation context in the following. My partner and I purchased our first conure (BCC), George, in July...
  19. Katira

    Why is he biting now and what should I do?

    Hi all! First time poster here! :newhere: I am Katira, I am 23 and an online student, bibliophile and full-time bird nerd. Welcoming all helpful suggestions for me and my two best bird friends!! :irn::heart::bcc: So a little backstory: I was given my IRN :irn: Apple, by a friend who bought him...
  20. N

    newfound sun conure aggression

    my sun conure and i have been good friends for the past 9 months, since i got him. he is very friendly and sweet, let’s me pet him, he steps up and even preens me, etc. we are very close. well, i just moved into my dads house, and upon my sun conure meeting my dad, he was instantly gravitated...
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