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  1. G

    Confusing hormonal cockatiel

    Hello everyone. One and a half years ago I adopted an 8 year old (now 9) male cockatiel called Helge. He spent his whole life in one room with another male cockatiel but almost no interaction with humans or toys. The owner did try to do better but eventually gave up and gave the bird away...
  2. P

    Odd male(?) behavioral/hormone posture

    I'm so utterly lost- I've had Kass, my Parrotlet, confirmed by a vet that he is in fact a boy when I first got him. But recently he has been displaying his tail end in the air, I've been super careful on not making him(?) hormonal- So I'm slightly worried this might be a health or behavior...
  3. Blub

    Why is my lovebird panicking all off a sudden?

    My lovebird (male, about 4.5 months old) has been acting weird lately. He's acting very paranoid and panicky in his cage when it is bed time (online time when he is in his cage). First I thought it was Night fright, but it also happens when it's still light. This has been going on for like 2...
  4. Xoetix

    Male hormones and “girlfriends”

    Tteok has decided, in all his amazing and hilarious sense, that a hand towel hanging on my oven handle is the most beautiful thing he’s ever seen before in his life. Not any specific towel, but literally any hand towel that’s in the kitchen. It actually doesn’t even have to be hanging on the...
  5. R

    Cockatoo hormonal?

    Hi im just writing to ask as ive had my ducorps cockatoo for just over a year now and hes started being noisier,more destructive,more confident and more menacing behaviour hes also more aggressive hes bitten me twice today and he only ever tries to bite when he doesnt want to go to me when on...
  6. itsronni

    Conure love/hates my boyfriend!

    Pasting this from backyardchickens… Hello everyone! Wanted to see if any of you have any tips for my wacky bird, who is OBSESSED with my boyfriend... for good and bad! A little background on Beepers, the green cheek conure: he's a three year old (estimated age and gender) rescue. I am his...
  7. Kiryuter

    My budgie is regurgitating on his bell?

    Hi there, my male budgie Arei is hormonal ( first time ) and I am not sure on what to do. Whenever I take his entire toy out to clean because of the mess on it, he follows after it and screams / chirps very loudly almost sounding like he’s agitated, but then the second he is near it he calms...
  8. Phalonia

    Help with an aggressive cockatiel

    Good evening everyone! I have a three (almost four) year old male cockatiel called Vega. I have had him since he was about five months old. He has always been out of his cage except for at night and has free run of the house. He is generally very tame, occasionally a bit grumpy but generally...
  9. GeezLouise

    Hormones Hormones Hormones

    My almost 4 year old GCC has always been hormonal. I was very blind and ignorant to enabling that behavior in the beginning. But today is an exceptionally bad day. She will not stop trying to find a nesty hole to hide in, being bitey and loud. I’ve really tried to distract her with foraging...
  10. erineliot

    Hormones, diet, weight

    My Amazon, without question, has hormonal issues. She wing flaps, does a little dance, and then rubs her vent on me or objects constantly. She recently started regurgitating (which was the last straw that lead me here). She does it all, essentially, with the exception of feather plucking. I...
  11. S

    conure and cockatiel breed??

    alright, this is a new acc so ill try to make this as short as possible. I own a female cockatiel and a male green cheek conure. They are not 1 year old yet, but around 8-9 months. Lately I've been seeing hormonal behavior. The conure becoming territorial and easily angered, and the cockatiel...
  12. F

    *NEED HELP* Hormonal? Sick? Both?

    Hey everyone, just to preface - I am going to take him to an avian vet hopefully tomorrow. I couldn't take him to the vet today as it was a holiday here in Canada and no avian vets were available. So please keep that in mind. My 10 month old male is very off today and showing signs of illness...
  13. D

    I need help! My tiel with 4 months old is very hormonal

    I'm from Brazil and a have 2 cockatiels, they're male and part of the family... They always free with a big room and have a lot of trees in the house to fly around, because of that, we're always together. My older tiel, with four months always scream for my daddy and know he is no letting me and...
  14. Joe Henderson

    Question on hormone activity

    CAn a male bird (budgie) have hormone issues they say his testicles are extreme large but show no sign of sexual activity like none. Zero .. his leg was showing signs of lameness and a xray revealed I larger testes, and Lupron was givin , but this bird has never shown and signs of wanting to...
  15. LydiaB

    Quaker won't stop masturbating and gets aggressive frequently. What do I do?

    My quaker parrot, Eddie, has been masturbating a LOT for the past maybe 8-10 months. I've been meaning to ask about it, but it's kept slipping my mind. It hasn't really gotten in the way of anything and I don't see it as necessarily harmful, but then again, I don't know. The way he does it is by...
  16. FeatheredM

    Do this with your coconut hut instead

    I just figured out coconut huts are bad for your bird, so instead of throwing it away I turned it into a foraging toy.
  17. LostStoner

    How to stop an older bird from molesting a baby bird?

    I have a Yellow Sided Green Cheek Conure who is 1 year and 3 months old. I adopted her from a previous owner, and just got the test results back to find out she is a female, so I now have two females, as I also have a 12 week old Cinnamon Green Cheek Conure that I just got a couple weeks ago. I...
  18. Littlelovebird

    Hormonal girl

    Hey guys! So I have a 1yr old lovebird and she is soooo hormonal. I only had males in the past and it was really mild hormonal period compare to this so Im a bit unsure of a couple things And I would like your advice! So we reduced daylight time and she spends a good 12-13 Hrs in complete...
  19. T

    Vent rubbing female linnie - How much is too much?

    Hi everyone, I've browsed these forums a few times to find answers to questions I've had but this is my first time posting, so hello, I guess! I have a little cobalt linnie named Indie, and she's the only bird out of my flock of 4 that has ever laid an egg. In fact, she laid too many clutches...
  20. b.fauz

    Female behavior?

    Hey guy’s, So I’ve had “Oscar” almost 4 years now since he was 5 months old and was told he was DNA tested male.Now he’s becoming sexually mature and seems to be displaying female behavior? This is only the second time he’s done this and first started after we got home from a 4 day trip which...