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    Bad Aspects of Caiques? Nippier than GCCs?

    Hello, I used to have a couple GCCs and have been researching Caiques recently. I am not sure about getting one, but I have been reading up on them just because they are interesting. I might be interested in having one as a pet in a few years, but I've seen a couple people say they aren't good...
  2. Dynasys

    Discouraging Biting

    Hey, hope everyone is safe and healthy. My lovebird has become very social and loving thanks to everyone's help, so thank you so much! The only issue is that I could not stop her from biting. Her bites don't seem aggressive (I could be misreading them however so I will elaborate). She loves to...
  3. clarajane

    Issues with rescued linnie

    To establish some background, my boyfriend and I share a 350sf studio and rescued an approximately one-year-old cobalt linnie in March of 2019. We rescued him from a young woman who had to move for college and couldn't keep him. He spent the first year of his life confined to a small cage in a...
  4. P

    Bity lovebirb

    Hello, I'm pretty new to these forums and I signed up to have this question asked because I've been trying to dig around but I can't really tell why my lovebird does this so I might just need some answers. Her name is Peaches and I got her about three weeks to a month now. I've been able to...
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    Cockatiel resists training/wont go in cage.

    Since I have a lot of spare time right now I thought it would be a good opportunity to teach my cockatiel to fly to me when called. Ive only taught him step up so far but that was many months ago when I first found him. I should start by saying he is not receptive to treats but does love head...
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    Am I doing something wrong with training??

    Okay so its been a couple days since I last posted and I'm just losing all hope. I'll try and explain. My cockatiel Theo (barely 5 months now) was getting so good at stepping up and once in a while he would do it without millet! I've had him for about 5 maybe 6 weeks. I trained with him for...
  7. B

    He's being so different!

    I'm so confused. My cockatiel Theo for the past couple days will NOT step up. I'll have the millet right there and he instead goes for my hand, nonstop biting. I back up, turn around for a couple seconds and wait, then keep trying but he'll either attack my fingers like crazy or turn his back on...
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    Help with nipping cockatiel - newish

    Okay, so Theo is amazing! I've had him for like 3 maybe 4 weeks. I love him and I think we have a good relationship. He is finally talking to me sometimes and I'll imitate him and it can go on for a while, its super entertaining! Everytime I leave the room he chirps a little and I chirp back...
  9. Diveks

    teaching baby lovebird to stop biting

    hey everyone, so my baby lovebird, lowy have grown up a lot since ive got em. i think he is very hyper active just like my other lovie. though he has issues on biting, im not sure if its just part of his growing up. he loves to bite everything, especially if its moving. he does this weird thing...
  10. hellobirb

    Play Biting?? I think??

    Hi Folks, Sunna (~3 months old, female) has some behaviors I don’t know what to make of. She is super, super clingy (to the point where if she flutters off of me to poop and doesn’t want to step back up she will follow me around on the floor even in the same room and either hang out between...
  11. Littlelovebird

    Weaning - Biting - Clicker training?

    Hi everyone! I have a beautiful baby lovebird of nearly 3 months now. I got her about a month ago when she was about 7 weeks or so. Yes this was young. And yes she is not entirely weaned yet. Still on formula 1X a day. We went from 2-3 times a day to one. She has been going back to 2X and...
  12. Littlelovebird

    Weaning process Lovebird and cage time?

    Hi everyone! I have some questions for you! I already posted similar questions in the Loverbird Lane but I have more questions and it might make more sense to post it here to get more answers related to weaning! A couple days before Christmas I got a new lovebird and it wasn't completely...
  13. mangobird

    Conure developing biting behavior

    Hi everyone. I've had my jenday conure Kahlo for about a month now :) He's always been a bit on the timid side, but recently, anytime I put out my finger and ask him to step up, he bites like bloody hell and leaves holes all over my finger :shifty: He always seems to get aggressive when I try to...
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    Food Aggression

    I have a 3 1/2 month old male Eclectus. He is a hand fed, super sweet and cuddly guy who seems to love everyone, BUT when we go to get his food bowl/close his food bowl door, he violently strikes and grabs the bars where the latch is. If someone's hand is in the cage by that area during this...
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    Biting Budgie Draws Blood

    One of my budgies, Sky (or Skylar Blue when she’s being naughty), has suddenly gotten very aggressive. The first couple months I had her, she was fairly sweet. The last 4 months or so though, she has started biting all the time—both in and out of the cage. I have bite marks all over my fingers...
  16. Diveks

    Macaw mood swings

    So sunset, my macaw that ive had for 6 years (since she was a baby). Have been having mood swings for no reason sometimes. She has been like this since she was little, thought that was normal but none of my other birds do that. She can go from very very sweet, to hating you in one second. She is...
  17. n’s tiel

    Suddenly Hates me!!

    I got my Tiel about 2 months ago from a petshop (no breeders around me) and they told me he's about 12 weeks old. We made slow progress but he eventually would sit on my hand and eat his seed when I put it next to a perch but was more hesitant to perch on a finger. I've let him free a handful...
  18. TurkeyTalker

    2 1/2 Year Old Bird Suddenly Very Bitey!

    Hello! I have a male GCC who’s 2 1/2 years old. For the past few months in general he has been acting different - he bites me often (and with a considerable amount of force given his size) and has become very moody as he’ll go from cuddling to lunging at me. In the past 6 weeks in particular he...
  19. 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...
  20. PippinLovebird

    Biting Feet?!

    So, Earlier today, My cockatiel Sunny was sitting in her cage and consuming some millet, just as my lovebird flew on the outside of her cage and climbed down to where the millet was and started eating it with her. She was on the inside.They looked so happy! He was tweeting and flapped his wings...
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