Parrot Forum Header Left  
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Species Specific > Conures

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-05-2016, 10:17 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2015
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 3 Posts
SarahP2010 is on a distinguished road
Moving Problems :/

Hi everyone, my green cheek conure (Georgia) and I are looking for some insight and advice into our problem. I just recently moved to a new place (on Saturday so only a few days ago) and I'm concerned about some behavior from Georgia. I understand that it's a huge change for her leaving one home with one set of people that she knows into a new home with a different set of people so I'm hoping that this is just an adjustment period. But she's been excessively vocal, much more than normal. It seems to mostly be when everyone leaves the living room (where her cage is placed) but it's almost instantaneous and if she can still hear that we are close by she doesn't stop until someone comes back.
I really don't want to encourage this behavior but I'm so worried about annoying my roommates or neighbors that I've been indulging her most of the times. She already spends a lot of time out of her cage so I'm concerned that she can't seem to be alone for even a few minutes. Again, I really hope this is just anxiety from the very recent move and fades away (she was much better yesterday than on the day of the actual move) but I'm still nervous.
Have any of you dealt with a similar situation or have any advice?
Thank you
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-05-2016, 10:47 AM
Senior Member
Two green cheek conures, one sun conure, and two quakers.
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Wisconsin
Thanks: 386
Thanked 75 Times in 53 Posts
janquito is on a distinguished road
Re: Moving Problems :/

I haven't moved since having my boys but I can imagine how upsetting this must be for both of you. For me, I'd have my poop shirt on & let my birds ride on my shoulders as I go about my business. That way the bird (plural in my case) would get the sense of the place plus know you're not abandoning her. I'm sure after awhile she'll realize this is home & will chill.

Sent from my SM-N920P using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to janquito For This Useful Post:
SailBoat Supporting Member (09-05-2016)
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09-05-2016, 03:34 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: UK
Thanks: 2,631
Thanked 5,518 Times in 3,113 Posts
plumsmum2005 will become famous soon enough
Re: Moving Problems :/

Try just calling her name to assure her you are nearby. Do not reappear until she is quiet though as that would be rewarding her for calling out. If it is safe to do so, perhaps play real estate agent with her and show her round your new place so she has can get used to the 'new place'.

Reply With Quote

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Species Specific > Conures

advice, change, conure, moving

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I'm moving and need help! SopheParrotlet Questions and Answers 6 10-01-2015 05:21 PM
Moving on up...... Motogordo Amazons 3 01-27-2014 07:24 PM
Moving Jlong1989 General Parrot Information 6 01-10-2014 11:07 AM
Moving!!!!!! MaraWentz Off Topic 11 07-09-2012 09:49 AM
Moving Soon Spiritbird Congo & Timneh Greys 7 03-28-2010 01:25 PM

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.