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behavioral conditioning

  1. 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...
  2. Birdie76

    Any other ideas or techniques?

    I decided to try to teach Sephor his name and to come to me when I call him. Eventually, I would like to somehow teach him to fly to my arm or shoulder when I call his name. So for now I am simply working on name recognition. I let him explore for awhile and then I say "Sephor" and have some...