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behavior advice

  1. J

    do i get a third budgie?

    Hi :) so, I have two budgies. My female (had him 2 or so years) Bailey, and a male, my Benji (who i've had just over a year). Originally the plan was to put Benji and Bailey together (in a decent sized cage -- its a yaheetech 52 in.) but, two things: Bailey was somewhat territorial? But also...
  2. YogiBird

    Strange Behavior?

    Not sure if I am overthinking this, but my Rico boy kinda changed since I got him. I got him right before Christmas on Dec 17, and he got used to me, and used to hang around me. He used to fly to where I was and sit on my knees/chest/stomach. He's not a hand bird just yet (we are working on...
  3. BabyBirdMa

    Parakeets brutally fighting?!

    Okay so I’ve had to place each one of my parakeets in a separate cage recently because they all started fighting to the point where they were injuring each other. First Heisinbird really beat up Saul, splitting his lower beak down the middle, bruising his eye and inflicting a bite wound on his...
  4. L

    Piccola Having biting issues...

    Hello, Everyone I need some tips and help. So Mama Bird (Pepita) has 2 fully grown babies (Rio + Piccola). But I am having bird biting issues. Piccola bites everything and everyone but likes to be near people. I don't know what do. He is social but likes biting. Pepita is a girl, The Vet said...
  5. alyxctt

    HOW TO STOP BITING??

    I’ve been hand feeding a lovebird since he was about 2 weeks. I’ll show a photo as a reference to his current age (6 weeks ish) He’s a very affectionate bird, absolutely loves human attention and being held. He shows all the signs of trust and love (sleeping on you, preening in your presence ...
  6. K

    how to build trust/help stop hissing

    i recently got a cockatiel about a week ago. i want to say he's 9 or so months old, i've named him atlas. i wanted to wait for him to adjust before i let him out of his cage for the first time, but no matter what i do he hisses if i get too close, and i'm worried that he won't get back in the...
  7. bri_923

    Lacey the Cockatoo - Need advice please!

    Okay, this is a bit of a long story, so thank you in advance for taking the time to read this... Lacey is a 28 yr old sulphur crested cockatoo that lives at the vet clinic I work at. She was the bird of two nice elderly people who had been bringing her to our vet clinic since she was a baby...
  8. K

    Sun Conure behaviour is getting out of hand

    I have had my sun conure just shy of two years. She turned 2 at the end of June or this year. I used to bring her to work with me at a pet store all the time and she LOVED it. The store I’m at is warehouse-like with a few isles that she would free fly up and down. This also was GREAT for my...
  9. J

    Society Finch Nest Behavior

    I am the owner of 2 diamond doves and 2 society finches. I recently crocheted a nest liner for the nest in their cage, wanting to make it more cozy for them and expecting them to enjoy it. They are very put off by the liner I made for them and don’t want to get in the nest when I put it in...
  10. N

    she's bitting hard and acting weird

    Hi! So I have a precious female green cheek conure which recently turned 1 year! She's my little baby and I've had her since she was 20 days old so we have a really strong bond with each other. Her name is sunny! She's very smart and pick up everything really fast, but I have to say...
  11. N

    9 Mo Old Male White Belly Caique

    Hi everyone. We got our white belly caique when he was 4 months old and now he is nine months old. Before we brought him home, he lived in the same cage with his brother and got into a flight with his brother. The bird shop owner had to give him stiches on the right side of his body between his...
  12. Lucifer

    Mouth obsession…

    So I know that certain behaviors might be seen as hormonal but what my umbrella cockatoo has been doing lately is very confusing to me. He watches me talk while I’m around other people (he’s super social and loves everybody so he comes to work with me sometimes) and maybe it’s because I’m not...
  13. Birdsbirbs

    Conure behaviour out of control. HELP!

    Hey guys, so recently my conure has had the worst behaviour he has ever had. I think it started about two weeks ago, but it could have been sooner. He's about 2 1/2 years old, suspected male. Out of the blue, he started eating everything. He's never done this before. He's eaten 3 cords, a...
  14. K

    Weird behavior?

    My cockatiel hangs onto the side of the cage, holds her wing up on the side, and buries her head into her wing and kind of rubs her head into her wing. She grooms herself normally on her perch, but every so often she does this and I don’t know why?
  15. Teza2plays

    What’s he doing?

    I’ve had my parakeet for about two years now and found that he’s began to do this a few months ago. He’s been standing on a perch and tapping his beak on it. He sometimes acts like he has licked something and is tasting it. He has plenty of toys and enrichment to keep busy but he prefers to do...
  16. Citrine

    Conure hates her new cage

    I need a little advice here. On Christmas we got our GCC a new, hilariously large, flight cage and she hates it! We loaded it with treats and food and brand new toys, but she doesn't want to be anywhere near it unless we're in the room. We tried putting her in it and leaving the room, but she...
  17. P

    GCC's behavior

    Hey! My GCC starts do this movement but Idk why my bird do that. Can somebody explian to me..? Should I worry about that? I upload my youtube link. (Mona’s weird behavior (Should I worry about this?)) Thank you for reading my post :heart:
  18. J

    Is Pipi mad at me?

    My baby Pipi (cockatiel) lived with me after my bf irresponsibly bought her for me even though I did not have a stable housing situation (roommates don't like birds, and I am a student). My roommates and I were able to work it out and I kept her in my dorm with us for about 3 months. During...
  19. D

    Chompy Conure

    Hello! I recently got a conure October 2nd of this year. She’s a 7 month old Turquoise Green cheek conure. She’s a cutie but to say she’s nippy is an understatement. I honestly at first thought she might’ve been chomping out of stress which couldve very well been since she was new to everything...
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