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lovebird advice

  1. S

    Lovebird taming!

    I have 2 lovebirds, one smarter and one let's just say, less smart, i got them on the 8th of march and they are such a joy, but they are really scared still! They let me approach their cage with my face as much as i want, but if they see my fingies, they will get agitated and start running...
  2. Mango&Five

    safe way to clean bird cage?

    i’m a person who is very paranoid about everything i do with my birds, or to their cages or anything like that cause i never want to give them anything that could be potentially harmful. I have a pretty big cage, i was just going to take it out the back and spray it down with a hose, but i’m...
  3. D

    Alternatives to cut lovebird nails

    Hi, I’m new here and to owning birds. I do apologize in advance if I posted in the wrong forum, Im still navigating this website. I have 2 lovebirds that I got last year, I have never had pet birds. Their nails are growing too long and I want to shorten it but the problem is, they are scared...
  4. acaciagold

    Question about my lovebird

    Hey, all. I have a 5 1/2 yr old lovebird named Grego. I had a female when I adopted Grego as a companion for her. Sadly, she passed away in 2020. Since then, Grego has only had me. His breeder did not hand-feed him as a baby so he won’t let me handle him per se, but he sits on me and naps on me...
  5. T

    Bed bug treatment

    Hello I have a mild bedbug problem and a lovebird. My apartment was treated today and I took my lovebird with me to be safe. It has been about 4 hours since they finished treating it. They only sprayed certain areas so the whole apartment is not saturated. All the windows are open and fans are...
  6. H

    I don't know what my bird is asking of me

    lovebird is shouting and I know it's full cause it's crop is full I fed it around 3 hours ago any suggestions? checkout the video of how it is shouting https://vimeo.com/user163851097/review/667121747/10f393daab
  7. Z

    Lovebirds giving mixed signals

    Hi all, brand new to the group and thought I'd ask for some advice. We have 2 lovebirds, Kulu (peach face, assumed male) and Lola (blue, assumed female). We had Kulu first and he is v noisy but happy and always lively, but we were worried he was lonely during the day hence we bought Lola. We...
  8. S

    Lovebird laying egg first time

    Hi all, My lovebird Mossy just about 18 months old. She’s a female and no male bird around. Mossy just randomly laid her egg under my blanket last night (she usually hiding there when I’m not home) I noticed her nesting behavior but didn’t expected the egg. I moved the egg to a nesting box and...
  9. xbirbie

    My Lovebird is terrified of fruit and veg.

    Hi I have a lovebird named birbie and have had her since august. She is a great little bird but I worry about her since she will only eat seed. Any time i give her fruit or veg whether it is chopped or mooshed or just as it comes she is terrified of it. I have tried mixing it with seed or...
  10. C2H4JOY

    Grey scaly patch on my lovebird's back??

    My 1yr old lovie developed a grey, scaly patch on his back today. Yesterday, there was nothing on him (as shown in the third photo where he is snooping around in my sweater pocket), but when I came to check on him today, I noticed the patch. I am planning to take him to the vet very soon but I...
  11. C

    Why won't my 2 lovebirds get along?

    So my 3 months old lovebird (Cyan) and 1 month old lovebird (Green) won't get along. I have tried to make them interact but the older lovebird tries to hurt the younger lovebird. I have also put them in the same cage with a division but they still won't get along. What should I do? Did I do...
  12. Mango&Five

    when can i put a baby lovebird into a seperate cage?

    so burrito is now 1 month and 2 weeks old. he has started coming out of the breeding box and is now eating on his own but i haven’t noticed him drinking water yet. at night he still goes back into the breeding box, i’m wondering when he will be able to go into his own cage? the parents have...
  13. Mango&Five

    How to fix splayed leg?

    So as you can see the photo the baby bird, burrito has one splayed leg. At least i think that’s what it is. Both of the legs were splayed but one fixed itself once i put more shavings in the breeding box but this one hasn’t. Should i wait longer and see if it fixes itself or should i take...
  14. Mango&Five

    Update on baby bird!

    I’m not sure if i’ve already said, but the baby bird is named burrito :) Will he/she turn our a darker colour like his/her dad or lighter colours like his/her mum ? he/she was born on the 6th of july and its now the 2nd of august.
  15. mochi

    Baby lovebird not progressing

    Good day, I have a 4 weeks old baby lovebird that I bought a week ago from a pet store. This past week, I haven't notice any growth or progress. The bird refuses to eat to which I have to feed him forcefully but of course, carefully with a syringe. He also gets runny nose after eating and...
  16. S

    My baby lovebirds have bald spots

    i just woke up and feed my baby bird when i see big bald spots on my bird. my guessing is it got plucked by other baby probably because i neglect and it got dirty. will it grow back or is it permanent?
  17. S

    Video lovebird making weird sounds? (help)

    hi!! i’m currently looking after a lovebird (which belongs to my mom’s friend). the owner had no one else to look after it and gave it to us to look after for a little over a month. though frankly, we have no experiences with birds at all and i am desperate for help :( we have a male rosy...
  18. Mango&Five

    Update on baby bird! + questions

    So baby bird is 10 days old now, the parents seem to be feeding him well. I put more shavings into the box. I bought the things i needed i case the parents decided/decide to abandon it but they seem to be very good at looking after it. If the parents continue to feed it well, will i still need...
  19. Mango&Five

    wondering what type of lovebird my lovebird is?

    Hi everyone! i’ve had this beautiful lovebird for about 8 months now, it’s a female. I’ve searched the internet but i can never seem to find the right name or colour mutation or even a bird that looks like her. I was wondering if anyone could help me out and tell me what she is?
  20. rainbeetle

    Help needed: juvenile lovebird behaviour

    Hello everyone, I'm new, and I need some help from you experienced bird people! :heart2: I recently got a 7-8 weeks old hand fed female lovebird from a breeder, she's my first bird so I'm beginner. I'm currently finishing up her weaning (she eats seeds and pellets by herself all day long, I am...
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