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  1. G

    Soundproof Cage

    I have a couple tiels and when I want to spend one-on-one time with one and take it out of the room, they both start screaming for eachother. It is incredibly loud and highly distracting when they are trying to learn tricks and things. They aren't even good friends; they both have to live in...
  2. I

    Frustration with eclectus

    Hey there! My male eclectus is now 1 year and 9 months old, and his beak is nearly fully orange—just a tiny dot left, practically all gone. For the first year I had him, everything was good, but I had to train him to trust me for quite some time, even though he was just a baby. It seemed like...
  3. F

    Wits End - Health/Behavioral Concerns

    Hoping I post this in the right place. Long time reader, finally created an account to post. Warning, long. My 8yr old female tiel is tearing my house apart, while teaching my new 4mo old possibly male her behaviors. I have 20 years of parrot hobbyist experience and I've never encountered such...
  4. C

    Sun conure biting/screaming when playing instruments. Seeking advice

    Hey everybody! New to this site. My girlfriend and I just adopted a rescue sun conure from the SPCA and we adore her. She is extremely cuddly (especially with me) and loud (to be expected from a sunny). We've had her for about 3 weeks, and one issue I have noticed with her is that she acts very...
  5. C

    Screaming angry new cockatiel help

    Hello! I recently purchased 2 baby cockatiels at 4 months. They are about 5 months old now. Have had them for 6 weeks now. One is very attached to me (Maui) and very sweet. The other is pretty sassy and we can’t get him to stop biting and hissing (Jojo). Sometimes he will step up no problem but...
  6. Manny

    My Caiques

    Hi Guys, I am new to this and thought I would join to say hi and share stories and hopefully get some advice. I have two Caiques; 1 WBC (male) & 1 BHC (female). I have a certificate for both to confirm the gender but, I think it maybe the other way around... My Black-Headed Caique (BHC) is 2 and...
  7. E

    Cockatiel screams while bathing

    When I bath my cockatiel he loves it, but at the same time he starts screaming like when something hurts him. I don't know why does it happen, I'm so confused because when he sees the water running or the spary bottle, he wants so bad to get a bath :/
  8. cricketiel

    Behavioral Issues and Not Eating

    My cockatiel has taken to shrill screaming all day long, regardless of if I am near her or away. She has toys of every kind and a large cage and is free to leave and enter her cage as she pleases all day long (cage door is always open). I assume that her screaming is related to her being hungry...
  9. Marvel_ous

    Caique with separation anxiety??

    So i've had Marvel for 4 days at this point and she's been wonderful except for one MAJOR issue. If she can't see anyone, she immediately starts doing a flock call (the best I can describe it is a very loud door creak. it's longer than the "smoke alarm" vocalization) every 8-10 seconds and does...
  10. DaisyPeach


    Hey everyone, for the past few months my budgie Bloo has had a screaming problem. He never used to do this, but now he often shrieks as loud as he can over and over again no matter what I do. I don’t mind the noise of birds, but this is excessive and so loud I can hear it even when I am outside...
  11. Rhi95

    IRNs constant screaming

    Hi all, first time user/poster here, brace yourself for a long post. We have two IRN’s, a female approx. 2+ years old and a male, we’re assuming around the same age (has his full ring). Both were purchased from a store specifically selling only birds from local breeders. Anyway, here’s a bit...
  12. L

    Parrot Screaming to Local Lorikeets!!

    Hello everyone! I'm new to Avian Avenue as I was recently given a parrot - an INR called Monte. Monte is pretty well behaved most of the time but there are some issues...one of which is his calls to the lorikeets in the area. Monte lives in my room as nowhere else in the house is suitable for...
  13. T

    Do birds get stressed when you're sick?

    I got a juvenile cockatiel about three weeks ago (currently about five months old). As she's gotten more comfortable here she's started chirping little tunes, mostly of a morning when she gets her breakfast. Now, the point of the matter is that my back went out a couple of days ago so I've been...
  14. SnowB

    Clingy sun conure; weaning

    Hi :) I was wondering if anyone else has an extremely clingy bird? I am aware that conures are clingy but I’m unsure if my sun is attached in an unhealthy way. He cries and screams when I put him in his cage and looks desperate to get out. Any advice on how to correct this? I don’t want him to...
  15. charlieboy

    Constant screaming... Help?

    Good evening, parronts! Charlie has never been a screamer (he is 2 years old and a half, had him since he was 2 months old), but I am starting to realize he may have developed a bit of a bad habit... :o: Whenever we (my mom and/or myself) are not in the room, he will start screaming. If we...
  16. S

    Screaming and Fighting Budgies

    Since I introduced my second budgie Sky in with Kiwi, he has started fighting with Kiwi over food, either inside the cage or outside of the cage. When I am trying to train them for rewards, such as seeds or millet, Sky will often push Kiwi off my hand so that he can get to the food instead of...
  17. cricketiel

    Training to Minimize Flock Calling

    My cockatiel has always been extremely good and quiet, willing to self entertaining and play with her toys. However, for the past week she has been waking up without fail at 7 AM, flock calling extremely loudly until I uncover her cage and let her out, and then continuing to flock call all day...
  18. dollfish

    I don't believe in "stopping screaming"

    As some of you may know, I have started a Youtube channel to better educate my country's parrot lovers on proper care and training and I have become more and more interested in the process. I am now doing a lot of reading on psychology and parrot behaviour in general. I have also been speaking...
  19. Alex S

    Aggressive old cockatiel

    Hi all, first post here and in a bit if desperation (probably common for newbies). The backstory is not great, but I'm hoping people will see that I'm here trying to do the right thing. The abridged backstory: Poki is a 22 year old male cockatiel. He was bought for me when I was 10 as a...
  20. cricketiel

    Pellet Problems

    Hi all! I’ve been having a very hard time converting my cockatiel to pellets. I’ve tried multiple (healthy) brands to find her favorite, and she 100% recognizes them as food, but she will only eat them if I sit with her and pretend to eat them too. And even then she only eats a few before...