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gracie~

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Hello everyone! My name is Morgan and very recently (like, five hours ago when I post this thread) I picked up my very first bird! She is a cockatiel and her name is Gracie. She's 4 months old, and was born on Thanksgiving! If anyone has any tips about getting her used to my presence and building up a bond with her, that would be much appreciated.

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Welcome to AA. Patience and calmness are important. Offer her treats from you hand if she approaches or to encourage her to approach. If she is fearful just spend time talking to her. Don't force her to step up or come out of her cage. Take your time with her.
Is that her in your avatar? She is cute.
 

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Welcome! Let her get used to her new home , you and her surroundings. Talk to her...offer her treats...let her come out of her cage on her own. If she is afraid...let her be...and approach her a short time later. She needs to learn to trust you before she can bond to you.
 

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Welcome! Gracie is a beautiful little girl.
Welcome! Let her get used to her new home , you and her surroundings. Talk to her...offer her treats...let her come out of her cage on her own. If she is afraid...let her be...and approach her a short time later. She needs to learn to trust you before she can bond to you.
Excellent advice!

Female tiels are just about the sweetest birds around...:)
 

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Welcome, and enjoy the site!
 

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:welcome2: Your tiel is adorable!
 

gracie~

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Thank you everyone! I'll put this advice to good use. ^^

And yes, that is Gracie in my profile picture.
 

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Welcome! She's beautiful. Spend time sitting with her, talking to her, etc. Try to keep the activity level around the house low for a couple days until she settles in. :)
 

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