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  1. Hello to everyone. BIG questions

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello to everyone, my name is Mihai and i am from Romania currently living in Germany for 2 years and i was getting bored of living alone even tho my girlfriend visits me every weekend, recently i bought 2 cockatiels from the local pet store and the age is 1.5 years old, i named them Rick and...
  2. Meet Tim the 21 year old cockatiel

    Cockatiel Talk
    This is Tim, my cockatiel.. he's 21 years old now (22 this year) and still going strong! I'm Christian, I'm 30 and we live in Denmark (Scandinavia/ Northern Europe). He used to be the family bird, and was bought around 1994 I think.. after we got a dog a few years later we wasn't much out of his...
  3. Hello everyone!

    I was recently gifted a lovely 17 (ish) year old tiel from a friend. I have lots of experience hand raising baby birds but very little experience with cranky, sort of tame sort of not tame old man birds. Spike is adorable and we have made great progress - he steps up onto my hand and will ride...
  4. Old Tiel Suddenly.. "Overly Excited"

    Cockatiel Talk
    Alright, so I have a bit of a strange question, but hoping someone might have an answer! My oldest cockatiel, Buddy (15 years old), recently started masterbating... a lot. I mean, he obviously did during his puberty stage, but it's so strange that he suddenly started up again at his age. We...
  5. Old bird with sore on his back

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi , new here...I have a 20 plus yr old male cockatiel, Pokey, adopted 6 yrs ago...anyhow, he has a nasty sore on his back, oozing blood and very irritated which he is picking if we don't catch him, I have been to an avian vet and she gave me a wash and an ointment (BTW it is very dangerous to...