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taming advice

  1. L

    Issues Taming Peach-Faced Lovebird

    Hi all, Cornelius, my peach-faced lovebird, - who is 10 weeks old - is my first pet bird. He is fully hand-reared and very tame, I’ve had no issues with biting. I was able to hold him with no difficulty at the store both on my shoulders and on my hands but now I am unable to hold him at all...
  2. K

    Taming 5 year old cockatiel

    Hello! i rescued a 5 year old female cockatiel named willie, shes pretty much been left in a cage her whole life. She’s absolutely petrified of people and hands, if I come to the cage she will move to the far side. She will eat millet from my hand if I approach her slowly. I don’t know what...
  3. M

    My cockatiel (3 year old male) won't warm up

    Hello, this is my first post so I hope I'm doing this right! I have a 3 year old male cockatiel I've had for 2 years now. We adopted him after his owner got a new dog that scared the poor little guy too much. He definitely was never hand tamed as when the cage was approached, he'd either move...
  4. kifird

    Why is my budgie so scared of my finger?

    Hey, it's me kifird again, and I'm really confused why my budgie is so scared of my finger? He is 11 weeks old and is always hand fed by me, and refuses to eat out of his bowl unless I'm out of the house. He is tamed-ish, and I got him to step up many times before. 5-3 days ago he began to...