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  1. Female Brooding Behavior Normal?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, My ten year old female cockatiel is displaying many of her typical spring brooding behaviors, with a new twist: she won't shut up. My cockatiel, Amelia, usually lays a few eggs in her food dish during the spring and makes the sweet little nesting cooing sounds when she hangs out in...
  2. Help encouraging singing/chirping and NOT Squaking

    Training and Bonding
    :tiel6: I have a little male and he is about 3 years old now. He is a little sweetie except he has a nasty habbit of SCREAMING about everything. I mean this in an excited way. It is almost as if he has forgotten how to sing/chirp (Perfered) and just screams about everything. I wanted to know how...
  3. Lots of Chatter!

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hey guys! So I have two cockatiels, both I bought from pet shops (yeah I know :/) The first I got was a boy that I named Conroy I then got a second female which I called Willow, when they got together at first Conroy got a little bald patch on the back of his head from willow, I got very...
  4. Chirping/cooing sound?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Today and yesterday I was giving Luma some head and neck scratches and she suddenly started making odd chirping sounds, her chrest went really low and her whole body kind of... flattened? Not sure how to describe it. Bit worried, did I hurt her? Never seen her do this before, I stopped...
  5. Two clips :)

    Cockatiel Videos
    Sam is chirping and whistling :) Eating millet together
  6. Chirping at the Cage Floor

    Cockatiel Talk
    Our cockatiel is currently pacing about on perches and on the floor, looking at the floor, doing her little "Hello!" whistle. She's mainly looking at the corners, I think. Could this possibly be nesting behaviour? Or just an interesting part of the newspaper she's trying to communicate with? :)...
  7. Noise Issue

    Training and Bonding
    Hey all. I'm a first time cockatiel owner, and I've had my cockatiel, Nila, for 3 months now. She's an amazing bird, decently quiet, whistles some, and plays nicely. She's well-trained, very good with people. Just three days ago she developed this loud chirping call whenever someone leaves the...