behavior

  1. S

    I need some advice on how to handle my male parrot’s new behavior

    I have two green cheek conures— Louie and Mango. I’m pretty sure Louie is male and Mango is female. Louie has always been a biter, drawing blood on multiple occasions, and his favorite places to bite are my lips, nose, ears, and fingers; however, he is not always like this. He enjoys cuddling...
  2. M

    Just slightly concerned with Sun Conure behavior

    Hello, I have green cheek conures. I am used to their behavior. To me it tends to be slightly different than Sun Conure. I just recently purchased a 6 month old Sun Conure. It's behavior has me confused as being used to the small hyper green cheeks. Sun conure, does not have constant wing...
  3. fury

    Sudden aggression/behavioral changes in Jenday conure

    Hello, this is my first post on parrotforums, but I felt like it was neccessary to ask this because I'm not sure what to do ... (Hope I'm doing this right lol) I've had my Jenday for about 4 years now and I raised her from a fledgeling, she(I think she is a girl, though nobody knows for sure)'s...
  4. EugeneKiselev

    Funny green cheek behavior question

    Hello everyone, I've been reading the forum (very appreciate the help parrots' parents get here!) for a while but had to register to ask a question about our 1.5 year green cheeked conure Kivi behavior. When she hears a laud noise (like a vacuum or when one of us is singing :)) she fluffs and...
  5. ifnlovebirds

    pls help!! baby Eclectus extremely fearful of hands!!

    hello, I adopted my 12 week-old baby male Eclectus two weeks ago. Before his arrival, the breeder contacted me 2 days prior to his adoption date with concerns about his behavior. She said that ever since his brother got adopted, his behavior has become aggressive. I believed this story because I...
  6. mylilbaileybird

    Looking for an avian behavioral specialist for my rescued disabled caique.

    Hi, everyone! I’m new here and I think I’m posting in the right place but please be sure to let me know if not. I’m a long-time exotic parrot owner and handler. I was wondering if anyone knows of a good avian behavioral specialist, particularly with caique experience as I’m in need of some...
  7. Raz

    Training tips?

    I’ve got two adult jenday conures( why is this always the way I start my posts) and I’m interested in getting them to be recalled trained and up the step up training. They are extremely fast learners and I’m fully prepared to put in the time and effort! They’ve got the special treats and a...
  8. SamBeben

    Moustached Parakeet behavior

    Hey all! I have a 2 year old female moustached parakeet. I've had her since she was about 7 weeks old. It's very difficult to find information on their behaviors both in the wild and captivity. One behavior that I would love to know about if anyone has any info is that she taps a lot of stuff...
  9. Squeeing_Onion

    Adopted IRN - wordy Backstory, Question on his size, & other tidbits

    Heya! Man, it's been a while since I've posted on the forums here, but I've poked my head in now and then over the years to read up on other posts. A handful of you may remember me as my late Sun Conure, Chicken's owner -- I am now a very proud caretaker of a little sassy Green Cheek, Bongo...
  10. OinkyThePiggy

    Change in Behavior of my 5yo GCC

    Monkey is about 5 years old and I've had him for the last 3. My husband and I take him out, he hangs out with us and everything. He's been particularly attached to me. That said, when I wasn't home he would be sweet with my husband. Let him hold him, would fall asleep in his hand, would let him...
  11. A

    Baby GCC Behavior?

    Last Saturday I picked up my 8 week old, hand fed baby. Everything has been fine and normal, but I’ve noticed that the baby sometimes makes beeping or chirping noises and slightly moves his wings, this usually starts when he is cuddling under my chin. I don’t have much experience with young...
  12. C

    Help for a first time budgie owner😅

    (It’s my first time posting here so please excuse me if I posted this in the wrong spot) So about a week ago I got my first budgie, I was told he’s a male but that it was a bit hard to tell bc of his age. Before this I was really nervous so I just gathered as much info as I could, I consulted...
  13. T

    New and odd behavior

    We have a female Alexandrine parakeet that came from the SPCA about 15 years ago and was around 5 or 6 years old then. She has a large cage and we let her out loose for about 6-8 hours a day. She does not talk, but whistles, mumbles, chirps, other funny sounds, but mostly squawks. Her hobby is...
  14. MissMac

    Brat

    Hi all, thank you for the lovely welcome. I am proud mum to a 10 week old, Lutino Indian Ringneck called Missy. I hand raised her from 5 weeks, new thing for me, she is now weaning (pretty much off it now... picked at it last night - only time neo food was offered). She is fully flying, landings...
  15. V

    New green cheek conure sweet and aggressive

    Hi All! Since 6 days I have a new Green Cheek Conure called Jippie! He is a male, 2,5 years old and has been staying with a family before me. I have been trying to get him used to my place, and his cage. His behavior is kind of double, he can be super attached to me and sitting on my shoulder...
  16. S

    Green cheek conures not getting along

    Hello everyone. So allow me to get right to the chase. I am currently the owner of two GCCs, Hawk and Swoop. I have had Hawk for about a year and a half and have had him since he was weened (assumed male, non DNA tested) and he has been the sweetest and most playful thing imaginable. He was...
  17. O

    Flight attacks

    Hi, I’m new to the forum. I recently adopted a 4 year old male blue naped amazon. We have reason to believe he has been passed around many families and was abused. He has a large scab on the top of his head and the previous owners kept him in a tiny dog cage and only fed him sunflower seeds...
  18. Ava.rg

    Help!! Advice needed

    Hi everyone! Happy to say I haven’t had to make a post in a very long time because my 1 year old green cheek and I have been very happy! So here’s my dilemma I can’t decide if I should take my bird with me the weeks I go to my dads house or not. the back story: Every summer I go to my dads...
  19. J

    Questions about caging 2 new budgies together

    Hello all, Let me start by saying that while I have had a few birds in my life, I can only remember one time where I ever had 2 birds in 1 cage, and that transition went very smoothly. I recently purchased 2 budgies, both around 5-6 months old. 1 male, 1 female. I purchased them both from a...
  20. Ava.rg

    2 female budgies and one male?

    Hello so long story short would it be okay to keep 2 female budgies and 1 male together? So I have had 4 budgies for about 1 year and I had two budgies in one cage and two budgies in another but awhile ago one of the budgies passed away (about 5 months so the companion budgie has quarantined)...
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