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  1. N

    Male Cockatiel getting really aggressive

    I have two cockatiels. My male cockatiel, 11 years old, has suddenly gotten really aggressive. Whenever try to change water or food in the cage, he comes to bite my hand. He also comes aggressively to the edge of the cage even when I pass by it. This behavior is completely new and never happened...
  2. D

    Urgent Need help for my cockateil bird, i think he is having seizures?

    Hi, i have a 3.5 year old cockateil bird, his name is Ame. The thing is, it is sort of a untamed one and is not trained that much but i try my best to take care of it. I normally give him pearl millet mixed with sunflower seeds (minimum quantity), sometimes spinach, or other green leaves. The...
  3. Tenleigh

    Pink eye

    I found out that I have pink eye last night. I am wondering if my cockatiel can get pink eye from me. I found many different answers on google and other resources and I’m not sure if they are true. If anyone can tell me if birds can get sick with pink eye or can I contact them with sick and...
  4. Tenleigh

    Something in his nose

    I noticed boogers in both of my cockatiels nose. This happened before but the vet just removed them and he seemed fine. I’m not sure how to remove them or if I should remove it? Does anyone know what I should do next? (His behavior is normal overall.)
  5. Tenleigh

    Can birds get covid?

    I tested positive for Covid-19 this morning. I been seeing mixed answers if birds can get COVID-19 or not. Does anyone know if I can spend COVID-19 to my cockatiel? If birds can’t get COVID-19, can some people give me tips how to entertain my bird while we quarantine in a room?
  6. Tenleigh

    Vet visit

    Today we went to the vet to get my cockatiels nail trimmed. They were telling my information that I was kinda unsure about. They told me when he is taking a bath add some aloe into the bath, they said it helps with molting. I told them I give my cockatiel a seeds, vegetables, and fruits. They...
  7. Tenleigh

    Hows my birds set up?

    hows my cockatiel set up? I finally got done with making his play gym!! He loves it so much, he enjoys watching the birds outside. If you have any advice please let me know!
  8. Tenleigh

    Weird bump on birds wing

    I was petting my 4 month cockatiel this morning and noticed a weird hard bump. I never noticed it before, never knew he had this. He doesn’t bite it or scratch it as far as I know. There’s no blood around the bump, or redness. Can anyone give me an idea what this is? Here’s the only photos I...
  9. Tenleigh


    I have a 4 month cockatiel. I’m leaving for vacation on this Saturday, for 2 weeks. I already found someone to watch my bird. (she has experience with birds) Is there anything that I should be worried about, or am I gonna lose the bond with my bird when I’m gone? Should I tell the person who’s...
  10. Tenleigh

    Introducing myself and a question

    Hi! My name is tenleigh and I have a baby cockatiel which is 4 months! I loved birds through my whole live and new to this Community! I have a question if anyone can answer. My bird (kevin) keeps flying to window and watching the birds outside. I don’t know if it’s good for him or should I leave...
  11. shajeeb

    Pictures I need serious help! My one year old female cockatiel thinks im her mate!

    She was about 10 weeks old when we adopted her. I handfeed her until she was ready to eat by herself. She is well bonded with me and my wife. She hates to go back in her cage. She loves to fly around in the house. For some weird reason she thinks im her mate! She comes up to me and do the mating...
  12. shedua

    My Cockatiel purrs when being pet?

    Hello, I've had my female cockatiel for about a year now, and every time I give her a petting session, she always makes this chirping noise. I've tried to find videos of other tiels making the same noise but to no avail. Does anyone else's cockatiel make this noise or something similar? I'd be...
  13. shajeeb

    Video What type of cockatiel he is?

    Hello, Meet Loki. He is a baby boy (5 months old). I was wondering if he is a cinnamon or peart! Youtube link
  14. MarieBux

    Cockatiel colour mutation

    Hello everyone, I am curious to know what mutation type my male cockatiel is (Draco). He has some pretty unique patterns. I have attached some picture and would be greatful if anyone has any suggestions :) Thankyou in advance ☺
  15. XII28

    Are female cockatiels capable of talking?

    If they are capable, is there a way to train them how to talk? Also, I'm new to owning a bird and mine is female. She seems to be doing odd things like putting her butt in the air when I rub her back or head..
  16. R

    Afivce or Opinions on my cockatiel

    Hi guys, Was hoping to get some advice and opinions on my cockatiel. Early this year we found a female lutino cockatiel on our property. We were unable to find the original owners, and have since decided to keep her. She bonded to me early on and has learnt to recognise my v8 and will flock...
  17. Poochibird

    Outdoor aviary to indoor cage

    Hello! I am getting a 13 week old cockatiel, he was raised in an outdoor aviary. I’m just wondering if the transition to an indoor cage is okay and if there are any special precautions I need to do? The cage I have right now is this one, I’m aware it’s 9cm under the size requirements. It’s 46 x...
  18. Poochibird

    Food portions for cockatiel

    Hello again, you were very helpful on my last post so I have another question. How much food do I give each day in his bowl? He is around 3 months old. If you could tell me in tsp or spoons that’ll be more helpful haha. For seeds/pellets and veges.
  19. MarieBux

    Chick development

    Hello me again My cockatiel has an 11 day old chick and I'm worried about its development and would like your opinion.... I gave attached a picture to this post of the chick, like I said it's 11 days old and is still not using his feet beside to wriggle round in circles. As you can see in...
  20. MarieBux

    Cockatiel plucking after laying eggs

    Hello everyone, I'm a becoming increasingly concerned as my female cockatiel daisy has been plucking on her chest feathers and a bit around the top of her legs. Daisy also laid her first egg on the first of July. She had a cluch of 4 egg which we're fertile. On the 28th of July her first egg...