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  1. Ma2s

    Timneh-Cape Hybrid

    I have recently come into possession of a accidental hybrid of a Timneh African Grey and a Cape parrot. This is an incredibly rare bird, and not much has been documented about them. I know that every bird is very unique, but I’ve been looking to document what I learn from the bird I have. (Which...
  2. Kamarro

    Bonding with a newly adopted Conure

    Hi! I’m am a new bird mom. I recently adopted through a pet store a (green cheek?) conure. I’ll attach a picture. Anyways, I know I have to acclimate her to him (I just assume because of not knowing sex) new home, how can I bond with her. Any tips and tricks? He is rather nippy per store, but...
  3. 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...
  4. MelloYello

    Galah stories and advice

    Hi! I’m looking into adopting a parrot. I’ve only owned smaller parrots (conures) in the past. I have researched birds for years and believe I am ready to own a slightly bigger bird. I’m not going for huge, but something more medium. My favorite species are rose-breasted cockatoos, and I have my...
  5. Trinavian

    New 7 month old - advice wanted!

    Hi there! So, I'm a new owner of a 7 month old Indian ringneck who I named Chartreuse. They were handfed as a baby but wasn't touched much afterwards. I'm not entirely new to bird, I had a couple of love birds, and my beloved Sun Conure who had complications with epilepsy and passed a while...
  6. A

    Looking for GCC (m) and Cockatiel (F)/ NE area

    Hello! Looking for additional members for my flock and figured I'd check here first. 1) Male conure 1-7 y/o. I currently have a male maroon bellied conure who is desperately trying to play with the cockatiel and she wants none of it. Hoping to get him a companion whether they end up being cage...
  7. L

    Budgie in love with cockatiel - what to do?

    So, I've recently got myself a single female cockatiel and she has the softest most adorable personality. I've waited until her quarantine period has ended before trying to introduce her to my 2 budgies in the living room. Witje, my female budgie isn't particularly fond of her but she's okay...
  8. P

    Aggression towards women

    Greetings, I recently adopted a pineapple conure (around 5 months old) 2 months ago (also I don't know my parrot's gender but I feel like she is a female) and I've noticed she lunges towards women to bite them and I don't know to keep her under control when guests come over but with males she...
  9. G

    Help me tame my Conure

    Hello everyone, I recently got my newest little buddy, Kiwi/Link (still can't decide) the green cheek conure, other than a Fischer Lovebird :rainbow1:, this is my first experience taming and bonding with a bird. I've done a lot of research before getting him and I understand the general...
  10. S

    Adopted quakers, grumpy! Help!

    Hi everyone! I own a pet store, and was surrendered two Quaker parrots with not a lot of background history so I will give everything I know about them here: Lulu - female we were told, “hates” children and men, had a mate before but died(?) is 2-4 years old. She has a bald spot at the base of...
  11. S

    Found a lost injured budgie, kept with a pair, is he ok?

    I brought home a pair of budgies a month ago. I don't know their ages. They have slowly got used to new home and environment. They initially used to fight but from 7 days before they have started taking interest in each other and I have seen them mate thrice these days. Male is always trying to...
  12. Melscamp

    Huge (small) Victory

    I've only had my budgies for a lil over 2 weeks. I rescued 5 of them & have realized my huge challenge of hand taming all of them at almost a year old. They are totally afraid of me. I've been standing by their cage, telling them how pretty they are, holding my hand inside & looking at them with...
  13. M

    New birdie showering question!

    I have had my eclectus for almost a month now, he’s been adjusting really nicely, talking and sqwaking, preening, all normal behaviors. I can tell he’s still unsure about a lot in my house and I’m wondering when I should start introducing him to showers here. His old mom used to just put him in...
  14. L

    Help! Greenwing doble trouble!

    Hi, I'm new over here. It's a long story but I'll try to make it short. Two years ago my dad passed away so I inherited, together with his house a beautifull 15 yo female greenwing named Pluma. Around 5 weeks ago a friend aproached me me ask if I could adopt another greenwing of unknown gender...
  15. T

    New bird owner!

    Hi guys! I'm new to bird ownership and I just got a Yellow-sided Green Cheeck Conure. I want to know if my setup is appropriate, or if I should change a few things. I'm also concerned about feather loss, as a tail feather is coming out and I want to make sure it doesn't have to do with how I...
  16. T

    Recently Adopted - "Rookie" in Training

    Hello all! I recently adopted a gorgeous 6 year old, DNA-sexed male blue-headed pionus named Rookie. Though I am not new to the world of birds, having previously owned a cockatiel, budgie, and black-cheeked lovebird, Rookie will be my first "big" parrot as well as my first interaction with...
  17. R

    New Mother to a cute Lovie!

    I'm hoping for some answers...my 6month old Lovie was just brought home yesterday. I recorded a video of her and during the playback it started chirping away at her own sound. I played bird sounds from YouTube and it starts chirping w excitement and runs back and forth at the bottom of the cage...
  18. A

    Teaching My 6 Yr Old Parrot To Talk

    I just brought home a 6 year old female Eclectus who I bought from a woman :red1: who could no longer have her for health reasons. Her name is Angel, and she's warming up slowly. She doesn't seem to talk much. When I first got her she would scream a lot to get my attention, but now that she's...
  19. G

    Greetings and Salutations from a new owner of a Cinnamon Green Cheek Conure :D

    Hi Everyone! I recently adopted a Cinnamon Green Cheeked Conure for my Pop, having read some good thing about them being used as companions animals. I spend a lot of time taking care of my grandfather- he suffers dementia (not too advanced) and now we've learned that after 21 years in...
  20. K

    Newly Adopted Cockatoo

    I have had Bentley, an umbrella crested cockatoo, for two days now. His former owners got him as a baby so I am only his second (and hopefully final) home. Bentley's dad passed away and due to major changes in his mom's life she had to give him up. I have known Bentley for several years and he...
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