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new bird help

  1. S

    how much hissing is too much?

    I picked up Pocket and Jester from their foster mom today, and they've been absolutely darling. They're definitely scared, but they're playing and eating and being very brave. But Jester has been hissing a lot. It was almost non stop for the first half hour of the drive home and even now that...
  2. Mamamaddie

    What to do if i have to go to school and have a single budgie?

    My baby budgie, Bowie, came from a wonderful, very educated breeder who absolutely adored any and all birds she'd raise and sell. He's a month and a half of age and.. and.. im a teenager and i go to school every day (like most high schoolers do :scared2:) and bowie, when we went to pick him up...
  3. M

    Doubt about behaviour

    Hey, I just for a 6 months old male red bellied parrot yesterday and am trying to make friends. He was tame at the breeder and does not Seem particular scared in his new home. He is eating in front of me and calls when i am not in the room with him. My question is: I have tried to offer him...
  4. J


    Hi! I’m pretty new to having birds. I adopted 2 budgies who needed rehoming and then got a 6m old cockatiel who is my world. He recently flew into a window and it’s obvious he hurt his neck. I’m worried he’ll do it again so I sought out help online. I’ll be searching your site for advice on how...
  5. A

    New Rainbow lorikeet is Shy

    Hi all I am a new bird owner of a Rainbow Lorikeet .He is 18 months old and has only been with us a hour. So far he has been shy, quite and placing his head to the side and observing everything. I want to make him become comfortable to his new environment. What can I do to make him loosen up...
  6. PtsOliver

    To quarantine, can I move other birds?

    I recently got two new Cockatiels. They are currently in my room with my parakeet. The only other room in our house that the cats can't get in is my brother's. The problem is that he doesn't have room for the standing flight cage the Cockatiels have. He can fit the cage with my parakeet though...
  7. A

    Conure Just Won't Stop Biting

    Hi, I've recently gotten Kiwi, a green cheek conure, I've had him for 2 weeks now (he's 5 months old) and he has adjusted well and has been a joy to be with. However, anytime I put my hands near him, he will run towards them and try to bite. I let him adjust to his new surroundings for about a...
  8. tedzai

    new bird

    i'm a new big-bird owner, having only cockatiels and budgies in the past. I recently got a baby female CAG. I'm starting to get worried by how much she is ''cleaning'' herself and dislikes me, even though i've been patient, offered treats, and tried to bond with her. I don't know what i'm doing...
  9. sydneytiel

    Second cockatiel??

    Hii! I'm new to the site (so I hope I'm posting this in the right section hahaha) and I would like to ask some advice: I got my first cockatiel ever a month ago, she (I think it's a she) spends most of her time outside her cage, loves to cuddle and always wants to be with me. Should I get her a...
  10. E&MBudge

    Rainbow Lorikeet Strange Behaviour

    Hi folks, bit new here so excuse any mistakes. We've recently adopted a Rainbow Lorikeet (have yet to name him/her so any suggestions there are welcome), she's an absolute sweetheart when we have her out of the cage, will sit with us, knows how to sit on our arm etc. However when trying to take...
  11. L

    Hello there!

    Hi everyone! I'm a brand newby to this forum and forums in general. And birds!!! Looking forward to chatting and learning some new info. I owned a marooned bellied conure as a child but haven't had a bird in my care in a LONG time. Tomorrow ends this as I'm taking my baby girl to get her...
  12. Fawnia

    My Next Bird...

    Greetings, I am new to this fourm and I have many question ^^ Sadly, my pet cockatiel just passed for unknown reasons last month. I fed him right, gave him love everyday, just one day.. how sad. Anyways, I am looking into getting a new bird that is not a cockatiel. So I need help making a...
  13. Duel

    How do I tame a lovebird?

    Hi everyone I'm new to the forum and recently got my first pet/bird. The bird I have is a male lovebird (DNA tested) and was born Aug. 21 2018 so it's still a baby plus it was raised by getting hand fed. So far I got it a 68 inch bird cage and always make sure its food and water is still good...
  14. Nukavine

    Video Tiel screaming

    I know I've done a thread on this recently but I filmed the guy and will put it here. Apologies if I shouldn't post this many threads and should just continue old ones I'm just worried I might be doing something wrong as a new bird owner, I want to make sure Sol has as good a life as I can make it.
  15. Nukavine

    New Cockatiel suddenly starts singing/screaming

    I don't know if it's bad or good, but just in case it's bad I want to check here. The title says it all, he's only been here a few days would barely chirp and now he's just going. I'll whistle he'll stop for a second and then he'll keep going
  16. Nukavine

    Cockatiel's stressful first day

    Okay, so I'm new to being a bird owner and I recently bought a Cockatiel. I got the same food brand from where he came from and I named him Sol. He doesn't have clipped wings, they put him in a box and we failed to get him in the cage and he flew into the corner. I had a friend with me that day...
  17. C

    New budgie

    I'm a new owner of a budgie. I've had her for a few months now and bonding is tough. I've studied as much as I can and been very patient with her. But no matter what I do she's still scared to come close to me. I need some advise. I don't know what to do now.
  18. layinlow

    Smoking in car

    hello! I have a cockatiel about 9 months old named Mikaela. I’ve been worried because I’m on an 8 hour trip to another state, and we have decided to bring him with us. We are visiting the country so there will be a lot of clean air for him, though right now a big concern has come up for me.. I...
  19. Roo4422

    Help! New amazon

    Hello all, i wouls like to start off by stating that i am very new to parrot ownership and that I am thankful for any input! Lolo is a 13-20 y/o Amazon, I got her given to me 3 days ago from a woman who owns the barn I board my horse at. She was wanting to rehome her due to her not having...
  20. T

    New to forum, looking for some advise

    Hello, so I just recently (about 6 days ago) got my first bird which is a cockatiel, I’ve wanted one for so Long and now finally I got him as a early birthday present. I wanna make sure he is happy and stress free but I don’t have hands on experience with birds. Any tips on what to do and what...