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  1. C

    Need help

    Hi everyone , I’ve been the owner of a ringneck parrot for about a year know , I think it’s a he , he is 14 months , when he was younger he didn’t have a problem with me changing his water and food and he was much more playful. The last 2-3 months he is getting aggressive , he won’t let anyone...
  2. V

    Sun Conure biting

    Hi everyone! I am new to this community. I just got a sun conure recently, about a couple weeks ago, she is 6 months old. She adjusted quite quickly, and became comfortable in a matter of a week. Once I felt that both she and I were comfortable, I put two fingers in the cage slowly. She nibbled...
  3. parry.blue

    Scared Bird

    So I have 2 parrotlets. My oldest is around 4 years old (green) and he is used to being around me. I have no problem with him. But around 4 months ago, i got my second bird (blue). When i first got him , he was scared (obviously). But i didn’t think much as he was new. Now around 4 months later...
  4. Jonathorus

    My lovebird doesn't trust me. HELP!!

    I have had a lovebird since April 2021. Her name is Passion (Fitting name I know lol). Before I had Passion I had gotten a Parakeet named Eden on September 10th 2020, sadly she died on February 5th 2021. So when I first got Passion I didn't spend a lot of time with her because I was still...
  5. M

    Concerned about youngest bird

    Hey! I only plan to use this account for this one question, I'm seriously having a hard time right now :/ So in 2021, I got a new bird! His name is Ocarina. I've wanted another bird for a bit because my current bird, Majora, was alone throughout the day. Might not be necessary info, but my...
  6. Katira

    Why is he biting now and what should I do?

    Hi all! First time poster here! :newhere: I am Katira, I am 23 and an online student, bibliophile and full-time bird nerd. Welcoming all helpful suggestions for me and my two best bird friends!! :irn::heart::bcc: So a little backstory: I was given my IRN :irn: Apple, by a friend who bought him...
  7. mybirdandi

    Planning to home a 4 year old Quaker.

    I’m planning to home a 4 year old Quaker from an 18 year old who is finishing his final years of high school. He and I have called and discussed the logistics and the profile of the bird. I am wondering and needing assistance with the information I’ve received, what I need to look out for and...
  8. P

    Biting when stepping up!

    Hello everyone, A few days ago I bought a new green cheek conure. The breeder said he is around 10 months old and a male. He has been hand reared. However, every time I take him out of the cage and ask him to step up he has been biting me. I have read online that this is because he is hand shy...
  9. K

    Cages and Fighting INR'S

    Hello, I am new here so I am not sure if this is the forum I should be asking this question in. My sister's boyfriend had gotten 2 INR'S from his friend who didn't want them anymore after recently buying them as babies (I think). After a couple of weeks my sisters boyfriend decided that he...
  10. zar1

    Help me please desperate really desperate

    Hi everyone. I need some serious advice. It’s been about 5-6 months since I adopted my Green cheek conure from a pet store. Butter is about 7 months old. He‘s a very friendly bird to an extent. I’ve taught him a range of tricks that include using my hand and he’s been very receptive towards it...
  11. conureluv

    Biting because of glasses?

    I just got glasses a couple days ago and my GCC (M) has been biting me constantly on my face and hands. I think it’s because he hates my glasses. He also tries to chew on the frames. How can I help him stop chewing on me?
  12. P

    Kakariki - Food aggression

    So I've had my Kakariki for just over five months now and for the first 2 months everything was fine. Maybe about 3 months ish he has becoming quite aggressive when I try to remove his food out of his cage, I only do this when I need to change food or give him a top up. He will see my hand...
  13. Mia V

    Bird biting siblings and strangers at random

    I have a Quaker that bites strangers and two particular siblings at random. Not too frequently. One is complaining about it, but when I brought up the fact that with effort the behavior could stop. They started talking about how it's my pet and I should be putting the work into it and how they...
  14. Birdman696

    Baby budgie splayed legs

    Hi, so my budgies have recently had a clutch of 4 eggs (the first was laid 37 days ago, and is sadly the only one to survive as one of the four eggs never hatched, 1 baby died a couple days after hatching and I just found the other dead today, it was tiny for its age and had barely developed...
  15. BabyBirdMa

    Aggressive Abused Conure

    I have 9 birds in total, all rescues: 4 Budgies, 4 Conures and an African Grey. October, last year, I rescued 2 of my 4 Conures: A male and a female Greencheek, both 6 years old. They had no names when they were turned in, which I found odd that someone could own birds for 6 years and never name...
  16. Brookliebu

    Baby sun conure biting. Advice?

    Hello everyone I had recently got a beautiful 9 month old sun conure named Chili! I have been working with him on step up training and of course some days are better than others but I try to work with him everyday. He has no problem climbing up onto my shoulder (even without a treat) however...
  17. conureluv

    Bites when feeding

    Whenever I feed my conure, he fluffs up and tries to attack me. Today, he took two big chomps on each scoop. I don’t get why he’s territorial with his food bowl, and I want the biting to stop. Can you guys help me?
  18. T

    Strange Behavior?

    Hello all, I recently got back from a weekend trip with my roommate (we were safe and only 30 minutes from home, not meeting with anyone yadda yadda yadda). My parents were watching my GCC while we were gone. We were gone for two nights. When I came back home, my mother explained to me that my...
  19. Lilnewbie8


    :hello:OKAY SO! My cousin works at a bird sanctuary and recently they were given an adult female nanday conure that was raised in the wild (we live in Florida so she’s not native). Well, long story short they can’t keep her since they’re at full capacity, so I am going to adopt her. They’re...
  20. conureluv

    How to stop biting?

    Whenever my green cheek is out, he likes “playing with me” by biting my hands, fingers, and scabs of hangnails. I try to relax and have him let go on his own, but the scabs of hangnails hurt so much that I have to gently grab his beak and pull it off. Help!