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male cockatiel

  1. RebeccaZM

    Cockatiel smells like wet bird when dry? Smelly boy

    Hello all! I hope this is the correct place to post this! I'll post it on Cockatiel Corner as well. My cockatiel Obi-Wan has begun to smell like wet bird recently, even when he's dry, but it is definitely more pronounced when he is wet, downright stinky during bath time. Before this he had that...
  2. S

    Tiel hates hands

    Hi, I just got two cockatiels. One male one female. Female was hand raised and is very friendly. The male, we are unsure how he was raised. We can get close to him but he hates fingers or any sort of touch even with a dowel. He will eat out of my palm but backs off if he sees my finger move...
  3. Y

    Constant flock calling

    I have had this male cockatiel for almost 1 year, and he is 1 year and 6 months old. We got him at the local animal store, and he was never a social bird. We used to let him out of the cage and try to play with him but he would be aggressive and scared towards us. We got him a female, but since...
  4. Y

    possible hormonal behavior? help

    hi everyone ! i need your help :(( my first ever male bird, who is now 1 year and 3-4 months old, keeps doing this very strange position some times a day, maybe even 3 or 4, but not every day. im guessing it's a normal hormonal behavior... since before this, he used to drag his butt left-right...
  5. Jadena

    Cockatiel gender help

    I have this lovely cockatiel here, Kiki, estimated to be around two years old, I bought her and her friend Loki (confirmed male) around 4 months ago from a guy who only had them for less than a month . Their past before this owner is totally unknown. They were kept in a single cage with only one...
  6. E

    When will my cockatiel start whistling?

    Hi! I have a cockatiel names Elvis. I got him as a baby in September 2019 so he is about 9-10 months old. He makes all the standard cockatiel noises and has started to say “pretty bird” and even “love you” but hasn’t sang yet. He is a DNA positive male. I’ve played music for him and whistle when...
  7. O

    Does the ability to whistle relate to mutation?

    As per my other posts, i am getting a baby male pied cockatiel. Does it matter about the mutation with their ability to whistle? For example, at the place they have a cage with a few adult cockatiels and the normal grays seem to whistle while the Lutinos are super quiet. Thanks.
  8. Szandor

    Best new bird to go with a male Tiel?

    Hi! I've made a couple posts here about my Tiel named Sam, and I'm thinking of getting him a brother later this year! I've heard a lot of different things about which breeds and sexes of breeds are best for a male Cockatiel, but thought I'd ask here as well. He's quite friendly, has had some...
  9. WallyCockatiel

    Grab Training?

    I have a 7.5 month old male cockatiel and I was wondering.. How do you train them to be calf when you hold them? I've seen this video (link below) of someone holding his parrot and I thought... How does he do that? So I thought why not ask you guys because I don't really know how. Is there any...
  10. WallyCockatiel

    Bird’s pin feathers

    I have a 6-month old, wing-clipped male cockatiel (you can see him in my profile pic), he hasn’t molted yet. I noticed ever since we got him (about 3 months ago) he has these pin feathers all around his neck and head. He is super comfortable with me touching him but I never gave him a scritch...
  11. M

    should i get pair of cockatiel with layed eggs home

    I went the other day to pet shop/breeder and he was trying to sell pair cockatiel male and female 18 months old with layed eggs that are a week old, should I get them am scared the pairs would panic and get aggressive cus of the new environment leading to unborn cockatiels I want to breed...
  12. accio-birdies

    To pair or not to pair?

    Hibou has been single since I got him almost 2 years ago (in other words; his entire life so far). He has mirrors, toys, and lots of attention to keep him happy. Though, I have been wondering lately, as he's become far more vocal and clingy, would he be happier with a mate? He also gets very...
  13. TwinTales

    Aggressive Males! What should I do?

    This post is about my two cockatiels, I have a year and a half old pied named Seb and a year old white face named Maui. To preface, the two don't seem to like each other very much, at least Maui never really much enjoyed being near Seb, he would scream and try to chase Seb away, whereas Seb was...