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  1. ScarredAngel6

    Thinking of getting a third bird. IRN, Quaker, or Conure?

    I don’t really know which forum to post this so I hope it’s ok to post here, but I have a 3yo Jenday conure and a ~12yo pineapple Green Cheek conure and we want a third baby to our flock. We have 3 different ideas, an Indian Ringneck, a Quaker, or a different conure. We obviously have the most...
  2. Kiwiandman

    Help please

    My boyfriend and I bought two little lovebirds around 18 weeks old 4 days ago, At 3 days we were told to separate them as Kiwi kept pecking Mangos feet and back so we now have two cages, Everything on the internet is telling me to let them out in a secure space but the pet store advised to...
  3. puffy.love

    New here, meet puffy!

    I really hope this is the right place to post about my new birb and me. let me introduce myself. my name is Nimal. I've never had a bird before and believed a lot of myths about owning one. but my friend got one and all of those misconceptions just shattered and I just wanted one. but I wanted...
  4. P

    Video Normal behavior or Unique behavior?!

    Hello! Today I found two unusual behaviors for my bird. The first is that when I touch his head and cheeks, he seems to like it, but acts to vomit. I don't know what that means, so I'm thinking about stopping to touch him. Secondly, today, my bird was holding one leg on the cage and his eyes...
  5. C

    First time laying eggs

    Hello! Im not a breeder but I was hoping you could help me. My cockatiel just laid her first egg two days ago. Shes 9, so we werent really expecting the situation. The problem is her poop. It seems like earlier she had some blood in her poop (it was dark) but by today it seems back to normal...
  6. R

    Best Bird For me

    Hi im considering getting a bird for the first time any specific breeds that i might want to check out and/or avoid I would prefer one relatively quite and chilled out as I am going to be travelling with it (mainly to and from collage) if i need/want it in class i dont want it to scream halfway...
  7. nm0710

    Really thinking about getting a conure

    Hi all! I saw an umbrella cockatoo and absolutely fell in love. I was sold the minute I saw his personality and I loved the talking. After really looking into it.. I don't think it'd be a good fit for a first time bird owner. After looking at some posts online, many sites suggest the conure as...
  8. T

    does anyone have advice for cat owners who want to own a parrot?

    Hi, I live in a house with two cats and 6 people (including myself) at the moment. I plan to get a bird in the near future, (probably around late January, early February of 2016), and my top options for my future bird is either an Indian Ringneck, or and African Grey. My dad seems much happier...