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  1. Aviary progress UK

    Cockatiel Housing and Toys
    Hey guys so my birds have been in a “temporary” aviary for the last 3.5 years! This aviary is a 6X4 shed with an angled mesh in front of the main door and a window. This wasn’t supposed to be their home for this amount of time! But finally after being in our new home just over a year the aviary...
  2. Flight Suits

    Training and Bonding
    I got my tiels some flight suits so I can eventually take them places, and so they can have play time that is cleaner on occasion. They have seen them and worn them but I don't put them on them daily. My little boy, who is about 8 months old, has been more aggressive lately. My husband thinks...
  3. flight harness? feather tether?

    Cockatiel Talk
    at some point when the whether is warmer i think it would be a good idea to take my tiel outside with me for some sun...i live in canada and our sunny days are very limited, so why not make the most of them right? and if i get one soon then i can start getting him comfortable with it so by the...
  4. Unique trait in these Cockatiels

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello experts; I got a visual WF pied male cockatiel from a pet shop some 3 years back and now i have his 2nd generation. I have noticed that his offspring and grand offspring have diluted primary flight coverts and some degree of edging on the flight feather. Otherwise rest of the body plumage...
  5. Flight or No Flight?

    Cockatiel Talk
    I have a clipped cockatiel. He's been clipped all his life. The breeders clipped him and I stuck with it for safety reasons. Now I've been considering whether to let him fly or not. The safety reasons really worry me but I want to know if he'll be happy. He's eighteen months now so his feet are...
  6. Right Flight Feathers stopped growing?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, I have two cockatiels. I am new to this forum. I have a Pied (Graham) and a gray (Alex); both are males. Seperate cages but right next to one another. Both birds are older. The gray is 13 years old and the Pied is at least that. He was a rescue that flew down to me from a tree...
  7. Fledging a clipped cockatiel?

    Training and Bonding
    Okay, so I know the whole "clipped vs flighted" thing is highly controversial. I've read a lot on the pros and cons to both in the last year of research but I just can't bring myself to accept that clipped is the way to go. So here's my question. I'm a new bird owner, and I know it's going to...