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  1. Diveks

    my introduction

    hey everyone im new here, im here with my 6 year old female macaw, sunset, my 6 week old lovebird, poco, my 3 month old sun conure, jinx, and an aviary with 6 lorikeets ive got from someone who didn't want them anymore. i free flight jinx a few times a month as he loves flying, but sunset, she...
  2. RadLad

    My New Bird

    So, I'm a first time cockatiel owner and I'm so worried about my 2 month old cockatiel. We got him yesterday, and obviously, he just sat on his perch the whole day, sometimes would move from perch to perch, chew on the perch and preen. So we thought he was already adjusting quite well. I woke...
  3. O

    Is 8 weeks young for a cockatiel?

    As some of you guys know, I am getting a beautiful pied male cockatiel. You can see pics of him on my profile in previous threads. He is now 8 weeks old, nearly weaned, is this considered too young to bring home? Also, when will his real behavior come out? Right now he bites a lot! He uses his...
  4. Zara

    Video Lots of cheeping in the park today

    I have spent the afternoon at my local park (my favourite place) with my parents who are here on holiday, there was plenty of cheeping, it´s such a sweet sound! I saw a good 50+ tiny weeny little chicks. I have made a couple of clips to share the cuteness! And today I only told off two...
  5. M

    New Ringneck Help!

    Hi! So this is my first post and first ever bird because I couldn’t find any threads that would help me enough. Two months ago I bought a IRN who I was told is a 4 month old male. the first few weeks were pretty difficult for both of us but we did get through. We are at a stage where I...
  6. S

    New Caique, Sillycaiques UK

    Hi everyone. So pleased to be here! We are owned by a blue and gold macaw. An African grey and now we have adopted a caique parrot. It's never a dull moment here!. I look forward to chatting with you soon. Sillycaiques in the UK
  7. ArtesMum

    Artemis & Rachel

    Hello! New here. I'm new to the bird world, and have a long 12 week old pineapple green cheek conure! I'm not sure of the sex but based on what I've read, I'm assuming it's a boy. His name is Artemis! I adore him. I'm hoping to find him a companion Hello!
  8. S

    How to reward cockatiel ?

    Hello I'm new to owning Birds I just got my first cockatiel a month ago from a pet store he was 6 months old and so he 7 months old now when we first got him I couldn't even walk near the cage without him screaming and flying around I've got to the point where I can put my hand into the cage and...
  9. C

    Bird not going in its new cage.

    Hi there, this is my first post so sorry if its in the wrong section. I just got home my GCC Comet and he is refusing to go from the carrier into his cage. I have put his carrier in the cage, allowing him to come out on his own but that doesn't seem to be working. I have handled him when I got...
  10. Dostc426

    Suggestions for introducing new/changed things?

    Hello everyone! I recently changed my parrots featherbrite bulb to the new led model! The bulb normally goes into a standing lamp with a reading lamp attached and set up next to his cage with the reading lamp hovering just above his cage. I had to use a new lampshade to accommodate for the size...
  11. M

    Long time animal lover, first time wanting a bird(lots of questions!)

    Hello everyone! I’ve had many different kinds of pets; cats, a dog, different rodents, reptiles, fish, amphibians, a pig, and more. Never a bird. Now is the time! I’ve been addicted to watching those adorable YouTube videos of cute and funny birds and the more I watch the more I want to have...
  12. C

    Hi I’m new here :)

    Hi guys I’m new to this site and am just here to look around at any advice and see what I can learn from you clever bird people so I can share some knowledge myself :) I have 2 canaries Sunshine and Lemon who are my obsession, I am exited move onto a little bit bigger birds soon but for now I...
  13. Sickaede

    Conure Sleeping Habitat Questions

    Hello! I am new here so my apologies if this is in the wrong place! I made an account here because this is my first bird, and despite the hours and hours of research, watching a video vs. actually caring for the bird can never compare. My question for this particular thread is: Is it necessary...
  14. Fawnia

    New Budgies Sleeping all Day Concerns

    Hello! Recently there was a bird convention and I decided to get 2 young Budgies. Actually, I for the past few months I was torn between getting a canary or 2 budgies, but once there, I decided budgies. I just cannot resist their beautiful colors~ Anyways, My budgies are strange. I have had...
  15. Fawnia

    Green Cheek Hates Hands... But Loves Me!

    Hello, it has been a week since I have had my first 4 month old GCC ^^ He is awesome, very playful and loves being on me. The first thing he does when I open is cage is try to get on my shoulder. He is starting to learn too that nipping can hurt me, so he stills tries to nip, but not so it...
  16. S

    General questions from new owner

    I have 2 new 3 month old cockatiels, bought them together from a store so should i cage them together? Are they easier to train together or seperate? I have had them for 2 days is there an appropriate time before they should start accepting treats through the cage? And one final question they...
  17. Fawnia

    My First Conure!

    Well... after about two months of research and fighting myself over whether I should I get a GCC or Lovebird, I was still conflicted. However, someone a few days ago offered a baby (4 months) handfed green cheek to me for 180$. I thought this was a very good deal compared to the 350 the local...
  18. R

    Noob here!

    Hello! I am new to posting on this forum, but have read threads around here to help me care for my two shelter-adopted cockatiels (Peaches and Lychee!)
  19. 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...
  20. mochiballs

    Welcome Stitch

    Stitch came home last night, he's a pearly conure. I'm so happy I get to spend my time with him and get to know him. So far he's been very clingy and wants cuddles. I love him already. Isn't he pretty?