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Old 05-03-2017, 09:46 AM
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Re: HELP, nightmare IRN bluffing

Doris is still within the "honeymoon" phase in your home. It is generally best to let a new bird become familiar with your family and surroundings. There are many techniques to ease the introduction, though bonding with specific humans is not something very scientific. It is possible Doris will prefer your husband, though there are ways of encouraging better behaviors to all in the household! A few threads of interest:

Tips for Bonding and Building Trust

Bond forming

As far as the beak is concerned, this thread is a favorite even though it is geared toward macaws. The fundamentals are universal!
Big Beak O Phobes Guide to Understanding Macaw Beaks...
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