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caique behavior

  1. L


    Hi guys! Last Thursday I adopted a caique called gizmo, he is 8 months old. He is settling in really well, he loves spending time with us I have started to convert him to a pellet diet as he was previously on a seed only diet- it is going well! I have been crushing up Harrison’s pellets and...
  2. Cinus

    Caique screech worrying me

    Hello everyone! My black-headed caique is female and around 5 months old, and one month ago he started doing a different sounding screech which has me worried that she's unhappy or she's some kind of sick. Basically, she acts normal and has been playful and energetic as usual, doing it's...
  3. Cinus

    Baby Caique not too playful?

    Hello everyone! 6 Days ago I got myself a female baby black-headed Caique (3 months old) from a reputable breeder in my country, along with a huge cage with many toys and perches. I was able to choose which baby to take home and this one was just so curious about me so I ended up bringing her...
  4. EmiLemon

    Mirror-Crazed Caique

    Hello! About 6 weeks ago I adopted a caique, Loki, who I was told is around 3 years old. I didn’t get into parrots until a little over a year ago and am learning as much as I can when I have time. He has bit me twice and both times, looking back, were avoidable (if I had researched more I...
  5. B

    Parrot Ear Rubbing Reaction

    My 1 1/2 year WB caique opens his jaw (sort of like a yawning motion) whenever I rub his ears. His ears are clean and free of signs of in infection. If I rub them for a long time he just keeps “yawning” repetitively regardless of me rubbing them or not. It doesn’t seem to cause him pain but I’m...
  6. Mico&Limon

    Caique attacks

    I need some advise from caique owners! I have two 7 year old caiques. I bought Mico (female) at about 4 months, and later adopted Limon (male) when they were both about 2 years. They were a good match and became very good friends. Limon had been living with unexperienced people and had...
  7. SweetestAv

    Caiques fighting?

    Hey all! I am not sure if I am just inexperienced or what is up... all day today these little buggers have been fighting. At least to me it looks like fighting seeing as one always falls down from the top of the cage and then clambers right back up after 30 seconds of break. I am not sure if it...