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cockatiel behavior

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Nestum

    Cockatiel eats everything!

    So I got Plato this Wednesday and everything is going amazingly well. Since Socrates already came sick I never really experienced what was having a real cockatiel. Plato seems very healthy, he's very active and loved the toys I gave him right away. Within two days he was practically fully...
  7. Nestum

    Cockatiel eats everything!

    So I got Plato this Wednesday and everything is going amazingly well. Since Socrates already came sick I never really experienced what was having a real cockatiel. Plato seems very healthy, he's very active and loved the toys I gave him right away. Within two days he was practically fully...
  8. Nestum

    New bird, new worries

    This week I'm going to pick up a two month old pearl white faced Cockatiel, independent, an absolute cutie. I think it might be female but it's still too young for me to know and I'm probably not getting a DNA test anytime soon. Either way I'm going to name it Plato since my last bird was named...
  9. Fhossain2009

    mating

    hello again, i have a quick question. how long does it take for parakeets and cockatiels to mate, not together tho:lol: i have a pair of cockatiels in one cage with a wooden box attached to it and the same thing with the pair of parakeets in a separate cage, and recently i got a male and put...
  10. A

    Urgent Cockatiel sick?

    okay so I have a cockatiel I believe is sick. She was shaking a bit violently and her back tail is sort of sticking out. She standing weird and a bit tired. I’m not sure if it’s bad, and I can’t go to the vet till Tomorrow. Please help. She was active today and was in her mating phase (sticking...
  11. pawfectly

    Night lights?

    Hello. I am new here. My ‘tiel is approximately 4 - 5 months old and came home to me in January earlier this year. I also have an IRN who has been with me for almost 7 months. This is regarding my ‘tiel, Ahmed. He has been getting a lot of night frights lately and I’m worried if he’s gonna...
  12. Szandor

    Young Cockatiel Behavior

    Hi there everyone! This is my first post on this site, so if I do anything wrong do tell me and I'll fix it! I have a 5 month old Cockatiel, likely a male, called Sam. He's been acting a little odd lately, in that he is moving one wing like it's uncomfortable and getting moody with me(not...
  13. H

    Does my bird hate me

    Hello! I've had four budgies for the past months, none of them is hand tamed but they all don't fear me anymore, which means head rubs and angry babies when I'm giving attention to someone else. They are great, and I love them immensely. Two days ago I had a trip to the petshop to buy some of...
  14. Jaq

    Sick or Normal?

    Hello, I've had my female Cockatiel for about 6 months now. I bought a new one about a week ago. I bought a male Cockatiel who was younger than her. The male is lazy and he just sleeps most of the time. I've noticed he has diarrhea and thought it was normal because he was scared etc.(I thought...
  15. Nestum

    Cockatiel turns away from the syringe

    So has you may or may not know, I have a 9 week cinnamon pearl pied Cockatiel named Socrates, who's in the process of weaning I give him formula when I come home and before going to sleep, always allowing the crop to empty. But lately he hasn't been eating when I come home. His crop doesn't...
  16. JellotheTiel

    Cockatiel Questions

    I just got a Cockatiel a couple of days ago, and I am a new bird owner. My Cockatiel, Jello, spends most of her time on the bottom of the cage, and she/he doesn't really go on the perches. Jello likes the swing, but she/he only goes on it when we put him/her on it. She/He has also been having...
  17. Bri Bird

    Training a grieving bird?

    Hi there guys! Never been on a forum before so I hope I'm doing this right. I'm looking for some advice on how to train one of my birds, but it's sort of a unique situation. Up until two days ago, I had three cockatiels. Gunny, Nova, and Pretty Bird. Two days ago I had to put Gunny to sleep due...
  18. Jaq

    Cockatiel and Lovebord

    Hello, I've had my female cockatiel for about 3 months now and 3 days ago I bought a Lovebird(My tiel is about 6 months and the Lovebird is around 3-4 months). I put them in seperate cages however I let my cockatiel look around his cage sometimes. I've been putting them together lately my tiels...
  19. T

    New to forum, looking for some advise

    Hello, so I just recently (about 6 days ago) got my first bird which is a cockatiel, I’ve wanted one for so Long and now finally I got him as a early birthday present. I wanna make sure he is happy and stress free but I don’t have hands on experience with birds. Any tips on what to do and what...
  20. B

    Hello! Some questions about a male Cockatiel?

    Hey everyone! I've had my birds Ranger and Banana for a while now after getting them from a next door neighbor and I registered to this forum for some help. :) My Cockatiel Ranger is a male and he's extremely aggressive. We got him from our neighbor about a year or two ago and all he does is...
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