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  1. One wing clipped

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi guys, I bought a cockatiel today and have searched the different places and found that these birds were the most healthy. Their nostrils were clean, cage clean and all overall healthy signs. However, I realised when the guy brought him out of the cage that one of his wings had longer primary...
  2. Cockatiel Wing Clipping

    Cockatiel Talk
    I know that this is a widely debated topic, but I had a question regarding Cockaitiels and wing clipping. Before I begin, my 'tiel Enzo has a minor clip, meaning that only his first four flight feathers were cut. The breeder I purchased him from only clipped his wings for the first time that...
  3. When is it safe to clip?

    Cockatiel Talk
    How can I tell when a primary flight feather is done growing? Spooky is just a wee bird, only 4-5 months old and clipped when we got him, so I have no experience recognizing blood feathers. But a few weeks ago he randomly molted a few clipped feathered and they've grown back enough to allow...
  4. "Phoenix" - lost, found, now need advice

    Cockatiel Talk
    Our cinnamon pearl had two clutches, her mate died, but we thought she was ok. Her chicks are full grown and part of our flock and we keep their wings clipped. She had become an excellent flyer, and we let her fly out of love, as she showed so much confidence and happiness buzzing around...
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