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  1. Cheekyboy

    green cheek conure displays of aggression?

    Hello all, I have a 1 1/2 year old male green cheek conure that I believe is showing signs of hormonal aggression towards one specific member of my household as well as outside visitors. When we first got him he was good with everyone for the most part, up until several months ago when what...
  2. Photon

    Playing rough and nipping

    I need some help with my pineapple GC. We have had him for about 6 months and rescued him (from our backyard, no knowledge of previous owner or age/gender to be certain). From what the vet says and based on what he looked and acted like when we found him, he was most likely 5 months - 1 year...
  3. J

    Conure Biting

    Hi all - I'm writing to see if anyone can help, because my green cheek conure is biting me, hard, and drawing blood regularly. It is getting to the point where I don't like him very much anymore. I'd like to (respectfully) preempt two lanes of advice I've read that are not applicable here...
  4. 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...
  5. A

    Aggressive Meyers Parrot

    I joined this forum to ask for some help with my Meyers parrot. I got him around 5 months ago from someone rehoming him. The lady told me he’s around 4 years old. I’m having issues with him being aggressive, and I believe it’s gotten worse since I’ve gotten him. He bites when anything makes him...
  6. A

    My Ringneck keeps attacking my hands

    So kiko is 9 months old now and has been with us since he (still not sure its a he) was 2.5 months old His personality started to show he already has a favorite person which unfortunately isnt me, anyway recently he started attacking my hand for no reason at all. I will be sitting on the couch...
  7. H

    Never been out of a cage, need advice

    I just got my first bird three days ago from a privately owned pet store. He's a cockatiel that's just over a year old and I named him Winston. He is an absolute sweetheart and took to me immediately. Within the first 10 minutes of me putting him in his flight cage, he was already eating and...
  8. T c

    Bonded rescue conures

    I kind of inherited a pair of green cheeks after their owner (family friend) could not keep them anymore. They have been in the same cage together since the original owner got them (3-4 years) and are now bonded. I've been training them every day for a few months now, but when it comes to cage...
  9. minkylory

    rainbow lorikeet biting and non stop trying to lick gross places???

    okay first off. I really really do not mind if he bites me forever but sometimes he does it really hard. I'll be playing a game on my phone and he'll fly over to the finger im touching the screen with and start attacking it full on and it genuinely really hurts. I'm not sure if he's just really...
  10. Haydenb

    Is there any way to stop this/establishing boundaries with bird

    I'm really not expecting any solution for this as it's only a mild annoyance and not anything super problematic. Ok so my bird will go on my keyboard and chew and peck around at it while I'm playing a game or watching something and will often go under my hand; then the situation happens as...
  11. S

    Problems with biting

    Hi! I have a pearly conure who is about 4 months and 2 weeks old, and he has some serious biting issues. I know conures are known for being bitey, especially when they're young, but I'm talking straight up attacking. Whenever I'm holding something in my hand that I'm using for something, for...
  12. H

    Help with my Blue ringneck

    Just got a female blue ringneck , approx 1 year old. She is warming up to me but keeps coming over to me nipping whatever she can get a hold of. She will fly right over to me and pull on my hair, ears , she even nipped my forehead . She will take food from my hand but keeps trying to get around...
  13. J

    my bird likes the taste of human flesh.

    I'm just kidding. Maybe. I got my second GCC, Goose, a few months ago and since the second or third day of having him he's had a terrible habit of chewing on me. It's not really biting because it's not a quick or aggressive, he just likes trying to chew my skin off. Sometimes it'll be just a...
  14. E

    Baby Maximilian pionus showing beginnings of jealousy/aggression to my partner

    Hello everyone! Two weeks ago I brought home an approx. 12 week old Maximilian pionus, Freddie. Her breeder did a wonderful job at raising her, she was weaned naturally and she settled in remarkably well with both me and my partner since coming home. She's been as sweet as can be with both of...
  15. T

    Aggressive Ringneck

    Hi there! I have an indian ringneck who is 3 years old and got him a little over a year ago. It was a bit rough in the beginning as he has a lot of anger/agression in him but ruled it off as bluffing. Over the year, he’s become very sweet and social (with an obsession of regurgitating and being...
  16. J

    Need help with my aggressive conure

    Hi! My GC conure Pluto, is about 9 months old. Up until 6 months, he was friendly and interacted with me, my kids, my nephews that would come over every other day, just about everyone. He was very well bahaved. Then he changed. He started attacking my children and anyone else who entered my home...
  17. C

    Aggressive Alex

    Hello, I have a rescue Alexandrine that has a terrible fear of hands and arms. She’ll happily sit on my chest, head, shoulder and legs but will bite, attack and squawk at the mere sight/presence of my hands and/or arm. She is also petrified of the stick I have been trying to use to remove her...
  18. Haydenb

    Pictures Bird keeps biting at scabs & scars

    Hi; I have a 4ish month old Green check conure that continues to bite at my acne scars & on sores; sometimes until they bleed. I've heard that yelping out in pain is discouraged so I basically just have her bite whatever until I just make her step up on my shoulder or on a different surface &...
  19. P

    Kakariki - Food aggression

    So I've had my Kakariki for just over five months now and for the first 2 months everything was fine. Maybe about 3 months ish he has becoming quite aggressive when I try to remove his food out of his cage, I only do this when I need to change food or give him a top up. He will see my hand...
  20. SnowB

    Sudden aggression

    Hello :) My sun conure, Skyler, is 4 months old and has been biting me. The bites used to seem like they were just playful and happened when he was too excited or when climbing all over me and he needed grip. Whenever he bites, I calmly but firmly tell him “no biting” and put him away for a...
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