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  1. Training and Bonding
    My beloved normal grey cockatiel, two-bears, is acting very strangely, he is huddling in the corner of the cage on his perch with his feathers all fluffed up, hissing at me. He doesn't normally act like this, it's like he doesn't recognize me anymore, he's been doing this for 5 days now, please...
  2. New Member Introductions
    We got our first cockatiel last Monday, by Friday we had her with an avian specialist vet as she didn’t seem well and we have been given meds to give her twice a day by syringe (the vet also said she is under weight . Of course she doesn’t like this and I’m spending a lot of time coaxing her...
  3. Cockatiel Talk
    My 7month year old cockatiel got spooked and i think may have chipped his nostril .there appears to be a hole under his nostril and i’m apprehensive about it. He is still eating and playing , i am being sure to check for lethargy . The vet said it was non emergent and that we should bring him in...
  4. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello everyone 🐣 This morning i heard the sound of seeds falling to the bottom of my Tiels cage. However my bird wasn't even eating. I went over to see what was going on. My tiel had a brown slimey substance around the head and a few seeds stuck to the beak. It's the first time this has...
  5. Your Cockatiels Health
    I can’t take a pic right now cause she’s asleep but I’ve noticed that my tiel Talin has pooped some like greenish brown feces? It’s like light brown with a tiny tint of yellow and green I think, can’t really remember I should probably check tomorrow but what is it? She was currently recently...
  6. Emergency Stickies
    sorry i’m writing this one handed as i’m holding my year old cockatiel. earlier at around9pm he got into an accident as he was on top of the door and my dad closed it, he screamed and flew away. after inspection it didn’t seem like anything was wrong but it started bleeding after a couple hours...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am a new cockatiel owner and member of this well “flock”. Anyway this may kinda be unrelated but I have NO idea what my cockatiel is, and what gender my bird is! So help me out if you can cause, I cannot find ANYTHING on what my precious little baby might be.
  8. Training and Bonding
    Hey guys! I need help, i will soon get a 12 week old cockatiel. She is hand tame and have very tame birds! SO should i try to bond with her like other people say?(like leave it in the cage for 2 weeks) I want to do like a person suggested to me. "dont even put it in the cage before it is bonded...
  9. Cockatiel Talk
    Hi iv recently bought my 3rd cockatiel, I was told it was a she but I just want to double check if she is. i heard females are a lot less quiet (i have a male) but she or he is much more louder and active then my male one she will whistle all day and is very loud she does get aggressive with...
  10. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello all!! I just got a new baby white face cockatiel, but have noticed that it is fluffed up all the time, doesn't beg much, and shakes a lot. She eats a lot, and i have given her some probiotics over her seed and water. I also mixed some water and honey together, as she was also panting...
  11. Cockatiel Talk
    i might have to go on a four-hour car drive to pick up some relatives that have traveled a long way. im going with a family member but i was wondering if i could bring my tiel on a eight hour car ride (arriving and going back) to prevent confusion and problems. is it okay to take my bird on a...
  12. Your Cockatiels Health
    i have an untamed female bird. she has a male, and they have been mating without sucess for a long time. i didnt give them a nest because i didnt think anything would happen. yesterday morning she was fine, but later at about noon she was barfing, fluffed up and sitting at the bottom of the...
  13. Cockatiel Videos
    My cockatiel was doing a weird thing before i got this video where it looked like he was rubbing his butt on the perch. Then he was making a weird chirping noise that i’ve never heard. Right after that, he was doing a weird swooping thing with his head. It only lets me upload pictures so here’s...
  14. Cockatiel Talk
    He is only 4 months old, almost 5 months, but i am still wondering what gender is he. He is talkative at times and has started to mimic some if my whistles. you aren't able to see it that well in the photos but there is a bit of orange on his cheeks. also if theres any way to be able to...
  15. Health and Nutrition
    hello i've had my tiel for a year now or so and he's been great but a few months ago i noticed a lump on his wing that looked pretty weird. it has stayed the same size and he never seemed bothered by it but i was afraid it's a tumor. i must also mention that i have to dig under his feathers to...
  16. Cockatiel Talk
    Hi, I have recently bought a female tiel and I saw her sitting low like looking down (i dont know how to explain it) and she looks very big I think she might be pregnant she was from a pet shop with other males I believe so I am not sure, there is a male in the cage. She also moves slowy and...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Bought my grey cinnamon tiel at around 6months it’s about 7-8 months now not sure if it’s had a molt nth that I know of but I have seen the same Tiel that was a female and has laid an egg and mine acts like a female, it’s not to loud it seems to be attracted to men more then woman not to crazy...
  18. Cockatiel Talk
    hello I have had my grey cinnamon cockatiel for about 2 to 3 months now bought it at 6months, it looks like a male but it acts like a female iv seen someone else had the same cockatiel as me and looked like a male but has laid an egg so I’m really confused if mines a female or male, its quite...
  19. General Info and Training
    Last year, i took in two cockatiels from aneighbor for free. They were in a small cage and didnt look very comfortable. As they settled down in my place, i got them a bigger cage and more accessories. Theyve just been on pellets up until now, for some reason they like to eat grass more than...
  20. Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi guys, so my vet accidentally cutting his wings too short and he was unable to fly properly :( Im never clipping his wings again and have learnt my lesson, But he fell down one day and injured his butt, it bled a little. bit it sort of soaked into his feathers (his poop was normal no blood)...
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