african gray parrot

  1. threat2society

    CAG keeps asking for food

    i have a 5 month old CAG and everytime i give her breakfast or dinner she doesn't eat it all and comes flying to me begging for food. i try taking her back to her bowl, but she just comes to me again. I'll attach a video.
  2. H

    Specific and odd plucking pattern for half unsheathed pinfeathers

    Hi. My magnificent and otherwise happy CAG Alexander began plucking at age 20. I read through a lot of possibilities and some bathroom work/renovation meant he was no longer on the shower rail to (perhaps?) have the steam soften feathers with the family. We went back to that and tried misting...
  3. K

    Timmeh African Grey Seizures

    Hi there! So i have an AGP I believe he is 10 or 11 yrs.. He is a rehome, they told me he was about 5 years old and ive had him for about 6 years or so. We have been struggling with seizures since we got him. They did seem to clear up for months at a time. Hes always been a bit clumsy...
  4. L

    Where can i rescue a parrot around Seattle?

    Hey everybody, so here I am at 3 am browsing internet because I decided i want a birdie=) After doing toons of research, few trips to local bird store, it seems that an african grey would be the perfect fit for me. Being in college full time, I cannot spend 4 grand on a bird, so i was looking...
  5. C

    African gray laid an egg now biting

    Hi there i have an African gray that will be 20 yrs old this month. She recently laid an egg about 2 wks ago and since she hasn’t been herself. She usually allows me to hold her and cuddle but now she tries to bite me. She’s not talking as much either. She stays in a little corner and will...
  6. J

    What is the best parrot to get?

    This isn't for a long time yet, I like to have all the information possible before getting a new bird. But, what would you say is the best parrot? Ive always wanted an African grey or cockatoo... but I just wanted some insights of what kind of behaviour problems etc people have with their...
  7. Midnightstarian

    Information and general discussion?

    Hello, i'm not yet ready to get a big bird iv'e just picked up my very first bird that's a budgie. I decided me going for a smaller bird would be the best option. Instead of jumping into the "I'm taking care of two year old in the body of a bird" I don't feel i'm ready for that i'm sure i could...
  8. L

    Member with Grey needs help!

    Hi, My name is Linus. I am the owner of a 5 year old Congo African Grey. I came to this place seeking help to stop my Grey from plucking. It is difficult for me because I was stupid enough to get her as my first parrot and she does not like me (bites me real hard), so it's hard to do anything...
  9. I

    RE: Which Parrot is best for me?

    RE: Which Parrot is best for me? Hey guys, my question is simple, i have researched so much on these birds but still feel like i am missing something. Can someone please tell me a bit about African Greys and Cockatiels. Family members: CHILD,PARENTS,NEWBORN,COCKER SPANIEL DOG, RAGDOLL CAT...
  10. Falconbiscuit

    Male or Female?

    I've been doing lots of reasearch about adding another flock member (as usual ;) ), and I think I've seen every youtube, website, blog post etc about adding another bird! One question still remains... Male or Female? Ruby personally dislikes both but shows slight leniency towards various...
  11. V

    18 y/o African grey HATES baths, hasnt had one in more than 10 years

    (BACKGROUND) First, Ive had Harley all my life and my mother was not prepared for the consequences of raising a parrot and me at the same time. Harley was the nicest bird in the world...until i was born, he grew hate for my mom neglecting him and he attacked me many times...flying across the...
  12. U

    Little Edgar c: surprise Timneh

    My family is Currently awaiting the arrival of our second parrot ^_^ (our first being our Sun Conure, Skittles) His name is Edgar. I first met him a few weeks ago when he was just getting his pin feathers and still all covered in fluffy down. He was jumping in my hands and mouthing me to death...
  13. L

    African Grey Parrot need help biteing

    Hello everyone my name is Niall and I have a 19 year old Timneh African Grey Parrot we have had him since he was about 2 years old, since we have had him he has been very aggressive and bites when ever you go near him, also if you go near his cage he will walk over to you if you put you hand...
  14. K

    adoption/re-homing

    Hello! I'm a new member to this forum as I find myself in possession of 2 birds that I cannot care for. My father recently passed away and left my brothers and I with 2 exotic birds. One Macaw and one African Gray. They both are located near Decatur, Alabama. We would like these birds to go...
  15. Supriya

    hi....

    Hi guys, this is supriya. I'm from india. Currently i have/had 4 Alexandrine beautiful parakeets......named according to their ages- TITU, TIPU(as in paired colleagues) and TUKU and TIAA. Well tia's the only female.......and am hoping that she'd pair with tuku.....yesterday accidentally titu...
  16. M

    Got an Timneh african grey... Any names???

    Hi, I brought home my new 5 month old Timneh African grey last night. I have no names what so ever. We dont know the gender so i would like a name that would work for either a boy or girl. Its a real sweetheart and is a little love bug. It will just sit on my lap and make silly noises or fall...
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