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  1. Bondind advice and behavior questions

    Training and Bonding
    Hi! A few days ago I got a new cockatiel, and it's my first time owning one. I have read that the first few days I just have to leave him be, but the cage it's on my bedroom and sometimes he just starts pacing from side to side in the little perch inside the cage, sometimes even screaming or...
  2. Bonded Pair Plucker!

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I’ve had these 2 male cockatiels for about 7 months now and they are very very attached to each other. The lady I purchased them from had them both for a few years, their names are Peache and Charlie. Peache was a pied-ish cockatiel with a small bald spot on his head she got from a petstore and...
  3. Talkative... a little too talkative.

    Cockatiel Talk
    My baby Hermes is a male, so of course, alike most males, he will chit chat and chatter about all day. However, I've been informed by my parents that while I am away at school, he will SCREECH and SCREAM and otherwise just loudly chirp. This is a problem, seeing as how my mother babysits for a...
  4. Biting when thinks being put in cage!

    Training and Bonding
    So I recently got my cockatiel Kiki about 3 weeks ago now. She is about 13 weeks old. She is adorable and really loves hanging out with people more than anything! I have always had a problem putting her back in the cage since day 1, she used to just crawl up peoples arms, the opposite way from...
  5. Lulu and her mirror! Obsessed.

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hey Everyone, Lulu is about 11months old, and I got her when she was about 2 months old. But since I was going away for 10 weeks, I left her in the custody of my parents, and bought her so so many new toys to keep her from getting bored without me. One of which was a cute little mirror, with a...
  6. Help! My tiel won't stop screeching!

    Cockatiel Talk
    My cockatiel Ziggy, will start this very annoying low screech noise what seems like FOREVER when anyone takes him out of his cage.. We try giving him food, water, treats, shiny things, whatever we can find to keep him interested. He won't stop for a long time. He is 5 months old. I wish I knew...
  7. Taming Methods

    Training and Bonding
    Hi All, Hope ye can help, I Kenny my new tiel a week and i started today the taming process i have had succes of getting him to eat off my finger im just wondering could you tell me if my methods are ok i found the method on...
  8. Harness training help.

    Training and Bonding
    Hi there, I bought a harness for my cockatiel a while ago and I have not been able to get it on him. Whenever I bring the harness out he just chews the clips (their silver and black). Does anyone have some ideas for helping me teach him to use it. I really want him to go outside for a fly but...
  9. Need some help :(

    Training and Bonding
    Hello, I have a male cockatiel, I believe he is about 3-4 years old. I've had him for about 2 years. I got him from a roommates ex who's birds had babies and she couldn't take care of all of them. I love him :) I have to keep his wings clipped because i have a cat, and if he flies around the...