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behavior help

  1. P

    Video Normal behavior or Unique behavior?!

    Hello! Today I found two unusual behaviors for my bird. The first is that when I touch his head and cheeks, he seems to like it, but acts to vomit. I don't know what that means, so I'm thinking about stopping to touch him. Secondly, today, my bird was holding one leg on the cage and his eyes...
  2. P

    Video Unique behavior in my bird

    Hello! My Green cheek conure looks like a massage on his head with his feet, but I'm so curious to do this. I want to know why he is doing this and is it normal behavior in conure. Since the video was not attached, I uploaded a YouTube link, so if you have any problems, please let me know. Thank...
  3. SmolParrot

    Parrot at Night is Stubborn

    My green cheek conure is very intelligent, despite being only 6 months old, he knows over 10 tricks/commands. However, by the time 6 or 7 pm rolls around, my baby parrot does not listen to even the simplest of commands. Is this something most parrot owners must accept, their companion is just...
  4. D

    Cockatiel mirror/video/sound aggression

    My male cockatiel is usually pretty comfortable and loving around me if not somewhat indifferent, but I’ve noticed something weird lately. I know not to give my cockatiel mirrors as they tend to get obsessive over them, but sometimes my cockatiel finds a way to talk to his own shadow/reflection...
  5. qiaolintan

    Budgie walking side to side on perch

    I recently "inherited" a budgie from another family member who could no longer keep him. Tro is probably 3 years old and I've had him for about a month now (Been trying to convert him to pellets and WOW he is so stubborn). I've noticed that he keeps running from side to side along his perches...
  6. Allysanne Lord

    Curious Amazon Mom

    Hello everyone, I'm a mom to a 31 year old oranged winged amazon. I've had him for just over a year and he is a comfortable happy boy (he was DNA tested before I got him) I am just curious as how everyone bonds with their older Amazon parrot; as well as what toys they like playing with. I always...
  7. Harley

    Black capped conure bonding and taking

    Hello everyone so I recently bought a black capped conure and he is not tame at all I’ve managed to get him to come over and take food from my hand in the couple days I’ve had him but not sure where to go from here he is quite nervous of my hands and just looking for tips to bond and tame so I...
  8. V3tqueen

    Moody baby tiel

    Hi! I’m super new to these forums so forgive me if I’m doing something wrong. My 5 week old baby tiel Pepper is doing super well, I’ve had him for about two weeks now and his hand feeding and daily routine is good. He is gaining weight, he got his feathers, and is generally a healthy and active...
  9. Nestum

    Conure behavior; My first conure

    I've bought a lovely green cheek conure yesterday! I don't know the gender yet, I should know this week, but either way I've decided to call him Romeo, so I'll be using he/him for now. He's not 2 months old yet, but he's fully weaned, although he's clearly still a baby, his tail feathers are...
  10. B

    My first Cockatiel suddenly becomes agressive, HELP ME PLS

    Um, hello! I'm new to cockatiels... and to forums... and to birds at all, actually. A few days ago I bought my first cockatiel who is approximately 7 months old. I kept him inside the cage for the first few days; he would eat from my hand and stand on it and ask for my presence when I went to...
  11. Teagan Hall

    Video How do you scold your bird?

    I was told birds are like toddlers with wings; they were not wrong. And like toddlers it is important to have consequences for good and bad behaviour. Birds scream, it's a natural part of their behaviour. They could be scared, talkative, wanting attention or displaying aggression, etc. Birds...
  12. Buganjimo

    Bite-y and angry IRN

    So, my IRN, Rhea has been a little,,, angry? territorial? Angsty? something along those lines lately. I got her at around 4months, and shes about 18 months now. when I got her, she was terrified of humans, hands, and me. I worked on just approaching her cage, giving her treats, etc. we used to...
  13. R

    Nanday Conure HELP!!

    First of all if anything like this has been answered before I apologize, I am new to all of this. I will keep it short as I can. One year ago my wife purchased our conure from an elderly couple who was experiencing some health issues and decided to downsize their birds. There was several...
  14. Mo Amjad

    Indian ringneck flapping it's wings

    What's up guys my male ringneck flaps his wings holding on to whatever he is perched on every single day. While doing this he also screams sometimes at the same time but not all the time during the flapping. I give him attention everyday and his diet is consisted of vegetables/fruits and seeds...
  15. Mo Amjad

    Indian Ringneck behavioral problem update

    How's it going guys, my ringnecks is doing better with more toys and occupation. Interestingly, it seems like he does the pacing/looking up when he sees new people. I have guest over and he shows the behavior but tends to calm down after a few minutes.
  16. cjy9375

    Parrots eating soil

    Hey everyone, I have several houseplants - all of which are supposed to be safe for birds. Mostly ferns, Sansevieria and a couple of other random plants. My birds, of course, like to chomp on them from time to time which should be fine as I wash them and try to make sure they're as "clean" as...
  17. 2

    Boyfriend’s Meyers parrot is driving me insane.

    This is quite long and ranty, so I apologize. I’m just at my wit’s end here. His name is Fred and my boyfriend thinks he’s about 7 or 8 (got him from a pet store about 5 or 6 years ago so he’s not completely sure). My boyfriend and I have been dating for about a year and a half, and we haven’t...
  18. NoelleMartin

    New Behavior Question

    I've had my African Grey (Poncho) for a week now. He has been in my family for 18 years. Every morning and when I get home from work I approach his cage, put my finger in and talk to him. He does a little dance, and then grabs a hold of my finger and holds it. He puts his head down for a head...
  19. Jade56

    Cockatiel screaming

    Hi there! I am a first time bird owner and decided on a cockatiel. I did get him from a pet store so he was not handled much when he was small. He warmed up to me in about a week and now every time I let him out he flys up to my shoulder. My problem is not with his chirping, I actually...
  20. MooShu

    Clipping nails

    Sorry, I don't know where to post this topic but I need help with a problem. I have an rose ringed parakeet / indian ringneck parrot. I think he hatched somewhere in the middle of May 2018. So he's about 8 months old. I've had him from first of July 2018. My main problem with him is this...