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  1. Re-homing Cockatiel, PLEASE RESPOND

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hey guys, 3 months ago i got my first tiel Pika from a local marketplace, this was a couple days before i moved into my first place with my partner. At first, Pika was anxious but now he is talking a constantly, especially at night and it is getting too loud as he will start to scream or make...
  2. (Help) How is my little Sunshine?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, my name is Thor (Yes It's my actual name.). I have a little Cockatiel named Sunshine, he's 1 years old and the first bird I've ever had. I've recently noticed a few things that concern me, so I'd like to check up with some people on this forum and see if he's doing well or not. Ever...
  3. Questions about Cockatiels?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi everyone, I'm looking into adopting a cockatiel in the next few months. I've had parakeets and finches in the past so this isn't my first bird... Though it is my first larger bird and I have a few questions for those who have experience with owning them. 1) About how loud are these birds? I...
  4. Adopted Adult Cockatiel

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello Everyone! I am new to this site and to Cockatiel ownership. We recently, about 1 week ago, purchased an adult Cockatiel that we found in the local paper. The previous owners didn't know his(?) age, as someone else gave him(?) to them. He was in a pretty small cage, and when I saw the...
  5. A New Owner, A New Bird and a Few Questions!

    Introductions
    Hey there! I go by Strawberry or Strawbs around the internet. c: I recently acquired my first bird, a five year old lutino female cockatiel who was previously named Tino. I work at a downtown mom-and-pop pet shop, and I worked for about 6 weeks to pay for her cage and the bird herself. I've...
  6. New Cockatiel baby

    Training and Bonding
    Hi, i'm getting a baby cockatiel soon !! "he" is 6 weeks old and was the only one in the clutch so he is taking longer than normal to wean. i am looking for name suggestions and " someone to take me under there wing haha and teach me some basics of being a new cockatiel owner. i have done tons...
  7. Idea for an aviary, need feedback, please

    Cockatiel Housing and Toys
    Hello there, everyone! I've been on the forums for about a month now, soaking up as much information as I could find. This is my first post :) So, I live in Southern California, and am going to be getting a cockatiel baby in January. I've already purchased a cage and set it up, and filled it...
  8. About to get a cockatiel!

    Introductions
    In a couple weeks I will be getting my first bird. I am very excited! It is a lutino pearl cockatiel that I'm getting from a local breeder which I was blessed to find. I was able to visit the cockatiel as a baby and even hold it. She posted many pictures so I basically watched my bird grow up. I...
  9. What questions should i ask the pet shop owner?

    Introductions
    I decided a while ago i wanted to buy a Cockatiel as i went into a pet shop local to me and saw the most beautiful bird it tweeted at me and tried passing me stuffs through the bars on its cages so i instantly fell in love so ive spent a while on the computer trying to learn what i need to know...
  10. Going to start with Cricket and Zelda (plus a question about them and my keet!)

    Training and Bonding
    This is sort of a follow-up to my last thread (http://talkcockatiels.com/showthread.php?t=23717) I'm going to ask a few, more specific questions. And then I'll start with training. (Today, actually, whether I get replies before I start or not.) So, like I've said before, I got Cricket and...
  11. Molting

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I just have a few general questions about molting and I can't find any good resources that answer them. How long does it usually take to complete a molt? What can I do to make my tiel more comfy? Noki's tail feathers seem to be breaking off about an inch and a half from the base, is that normal?
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