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  1. Taming-where to go from here?

    Training and Bonding
    Hey, guys! First time poster and cockatiel owner here. I got Hei-Hei about a week and a half ago; he's an eleven week old creamface grey pied (if I'm remembering correctly) and is untamed. At this point, he'll gladly take food and treats from my hand, and doesn't mind me being near the cage. I...
  2. How Find Our Perfect Tiel?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello, all I'm new, my husband and I have been long in love with parrots in general and Tiels in specific, we see at least one in our future and are in the planning and learning stage, so that we'll be as prepared as possible when the time comes to bring home a feathered friend. First a bit of...
  3. First time cockatiel owner

    I got my first cockatiel on Wednesday 17th July; it was hand-reared and is now fifteen weeks old, I’m unsure of the gender and colouring. It has the markings of a pearl with yellow feathers on her chest and head. The reason I’m unsure about the gender is that while the bird has the paler...
  4. My first cockatiel

    Hey guys, As I'm sure you can all tell, I'm new here! :) My partner and I just brought our new little girl cockatiel home 4 days ago. She is a 5-6 week old standard grey (though she hardly has any yellow showing through yet. I imagine this will change over time) named Tali. When we first...