ours used to preen us and bite our ears. I'm pretty sure he (or she) wasn't trying to hurt us, and just didn't realize that hurt. We just took him off our shoulder when he did that and walked away, and after a few times he stopped doing that.Hello avianaians! Just an update on mango. Been keeping mango at home and in an enclosed balcony that is outside and she is doing terrific! (I think its a she because she preens me a not and it hurts, how do i stop it?) I've been thinking about getting another lovebird to keep it company, but i am unsure of what i should do. Sometimes i just wish mango had a partner to keep each other company. But some say otherwise as they might fight. I need some advice or guidance from you seasoned veterans if you could spare me some
he still preens my hair and beard lightly, and sometimes the ear but only a tiny bit. he learned we don't like that, and the behavior stopped. he's on my shoulder much of the day while I'm working, and behaves very well. You can probably get Mango to stop hurting you too.
also.. did you really take Mango hiking? if so, how did it go? Idk what the odds are of Pistachio being lost forever if I took him outside, but I wouldn't take the risk.