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cockatiel behavior

  1. ImGeode

    Pictures Does this call for a Vet visit?

    Hey! First post on the forum. I have had my Cockatiel (Roman) for around half a year now. Yesterday night I noticed he was keeping his left eye closed and turning to look at me with his RIGHT eye instead of opening his left. ( Here is an imgur link to a video or ) I looked in his eyes after he...
  2. Trefelek

    Pictures Parrot does not want to get out of the cage

    For two weeks now I have been owner of a very vocal cockatiel named Filip. In the first week he was eager to get out of the cage and explore his surroundings, but for week now he hasn't wanted to get out of the cage, I don't think he is sick, but it still bothers me that he suddenly became very...
  3. Ashckroft

    Behaviour problem with a male cockatiel

    Hello bird lovers, I have two cockatiels (male). For some time now I have problem with one of them. The youngest one is excessively screaming all over the day and stops only while im with him. The moment I have to walk away he starts again. My birds cages are located in the bedroom, as this is...
  4. cricketiel

    Does mating dancing mean eggs?

    Hi everyone! I'm sure I'm just being a hyper-paranoid bird mom right now, but my 2 year old female cockatiel keeps doing a little mating call/dance and I am terrified that it means she is going to lay soon. I took her to the vet last time that she did this and she didn't have any eggs at the...
  5. E

    Sick cockatiel...

    Why is my cockatiel puffed up and breathing heavily with its mouth open he also Shivers occasionally
  6. S

    Tiel hates hands

    Hi, I just got two cockatiels. One male one female. Female was hand raised and is very friendly. The male, we are unsure how he was raised. We can get close to him but he hates fingers or any sort of touch even with a dowel. He will eat out of my palm but backs off if he sees my finger move...
  7. X

    Nuzzling then nibbling

    Hi, I’m not sure if this is the right thread to post in, but here we go. I’ve had Olaf, my cockatiel, for around 4 months now. He was around 5 months when I got him, but it’s a bit uncertain since he’d already been rehomed 3 times then. He’s regularly out and steps onto a stick with a simple...
  8. J

    New Cockatiel

    Hi Everyone, I'm new to the world of birds so still learning. I got my first Budgie last December and he's settled in great, his name is Blu. During the week I had got a Cockatiel and I called her Angel unfortunately she must have been sick or too stressed and she passed away during the first...
  9. J

    Cockatiel weird beak noise

    Hey! My boy George is about 3 years. We recently lost his girlfriend due to respiratory problems in December. Last week George made this noise with his beak, he’s done it before but that’s when we was chewing something he shouldn’t have been and didn’t make it since! I gave him a steam bath last...
  10. K

    Urgent blood and scabs. what happened to my cockatiel???

    Hey everyone! I hope everyone is staying safe during the pandemic. This might turn into a long post but any slight help will be very very much appreciated as i am pretty stressed since the past few hours. I adopted a female cockatiel about 3 months ago. Not sure what her age is but my vet told...
  11. I

    cockatiels eat all toys

    my cockatiels eat all of their toys, every single toy they tear up ends up ingested no matter how hard i try to deter them and give them vegetables in almost every form, is there any toys that are safe to ingest or what toys are recommended? i haven’t found anything edible besides one edible...
  12. B

    My cockatiel is very aggressive when around my new cockatiel

    Hello All, I have a cockatiel that is about a year old (named Mac) who has always been a sweet bird for the most part. Recently he has been more aggressive in certain scenarios but I am sure that is just because of his hormones and what not so I have just been more careful when handling him...
  13. Raptor40

    Cockatiel beak clicking?

    Hey guys! My tiel Chikka has started to make a clicking sound while or after singing. It’s not so much of a sound with his tongue, but the actual action of clicking his beak together. I haven’t heard any other birds make that sound and was wondering if anybody else has birds that do this and...
  14. sayu1920

    Cockatiel's Behaviour Changed

    Hello, my baby Fu (2 years 3 months old) is acting out of his usual behaviour since the last 2 days. He's a bit more aggressive. Usually he's a very energetic baby and he wouldn't let me out of his sight, however, since yesterday he had been closing his left eye a lot and would bite me whenever...
  15. RayRay

    Cockatiel strange behaviour

    Hi! I have a roughly 5 month old cockatiel that I assume is a female based off of its behaviour. Its definitely taken a liking to me as it spends the entire day with me compared to family members. Recently its started a strange behaviour that I'm not sure about. It sits on my laptop and gets...
  16. J

    Mischievous Cockatiel! haha :)

    Hello all! I need some advice! I have a very “spirited” cockatiel if you will their name is Sunny and we’re not 100% if they are male/female as of yet because they are only 9/10 months old. Recently they have been very “flighty” and “jumpy” ... goes mental when we leave the room to go into the...
  17. B

    My first Cockatiel suddenly becomes agressive, HELP ME PLS

    Um, hello! I'm new to cockatiels... and to forums... and to birds at all, actually. A few days ago I bought my first cockatiel who is approximately 7 months old. I kept him inside the cage for the first few days; he would eat from my hand and stand on it and ask for my presence when I went to...
  18. Annamxliss

    Cockatiel Sudden Aggression (Jealousy?)

    Hi everyone, I’ve decided to post on a forum about my question so I could get the best possible help. I have a two year old male Cockatiel, his name is Auggie. I’ve had him ever since he was a few months old so its safe to say me and him have a tight bond. I recently brought home another ‘tiel...
  19. hetswe

    Cockatiel breeding - help !

    Hi everyone, I've had my two cockatiels for around two years now, Ronney (female, hand tame) and Pickles (male, not hand tame, but relatively comfortable around me). Now, about a month ago I put a nest box in their cage, and last week an egg appeared, and now there's three. Now I wouldn't...
  20. Bri_:3

    I am getting a Cockatiel very soon and I need help

    I am getting a cockatiel in like 4 weeks. I have no idea where to get one except Petsmart. Is it ok to get a cockatiel from here. I have no idea if it will be hand raised and will scared of me. I live in Indiana, is there anyway I could adopt from somewhere else. I have looked at numerous...
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