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  1. Sleep Schedule

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello all, I have a four month old cockatiel and for the past few weeks she has been waking up at 6:00 and starts screaming for new food and to get out of the cage. I normally take the cover off her cage at 8:30 but she is waking up earlier and earlier. I has gotten to the point where I cant...
  2. Sleep schedule questions

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello all, I am new to keeping a cockatiel and I am concerned he's not getting enough sleep. So I move his cage at 8pm into my room for bed (my lizards light and aquarium light go off at 8 In my room so I thought it would be perfect since my parents are still awake and doing things in the living...
  3. Help! What am I doing wrong?

    Cockatiel Talk
    :grey tiel: Hello, I just got a new cockatiel, Charlie, a week ago. He's about 4 months old and really tiny. He's slowly getting used to me but I'm still having some problems with him... I don't think he's sleeping at night. I'm sleeping in the same room as him (because of lack of space) and...
  4. Comfy sleeping spot

    Cockatiel Housing and Toys
    Hi all, My cockatiel is still a baby and very new to our home. He was not a fan of the sleeping tent. I think it's too dark and scary in there for him so I took it out of the cage. He has taken to sleeping in his food bowl. Should I just let him continue sleeping there? Is a fake nest a bad...
  5. Interesting sleeping positions

    Cockatiel Talk
    I've read that cockatiel sleeping positions can be quite idiosyncratic and would love to hear how other cockatiels sleep. I slightly adjusted two items in Micah's cage a couple of days ago and found that I disturbed her favourite sleeping spot. I've put it back now. There's a rope perch and...
  6. I'm afraid my new tiel isn't getting enough sleep!

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi everybody, I recently got a beautiful cockatiel from a friend at school just over a week ago now and I'm not sure if he's been getting a proper amount of sleep since he's arrived at his new home. His name's Smokey and my friend said he's seven years old and is turning eight this year. I put...
  7. Head shaking preventing my Cockatiel from sleeping

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello I am really worried about my Cockatiel, this morning she couldn't stop shaking her head and she kept closing her eye and rubbing her eye on her back as if she had something in it but it looked like there was nothing in it. And she was really restless too when I took her out of her cage...
  8. Bird Bunkers and Baby Cockatiels!

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello to all! I and my boyfriend are almost cockatiel parents to Cheerio and Chacci, who are almost 7 weeks old now and still being taken care of by the breeder. We are in the process of accumulating all their toys and will set everything up in the big cage as soon as it gets here. :) :) Very...
  9. My birds shaking and eye twitching

    Your Cockatiels Health
    My cockatiel max is shaking and his eye is twitching... I think he might be sleep deprived tho as my parents were up at 12 in the room the birds sleep in... I am very worried... Please reply as soon as possible
  10. Cocktiel sleeping time

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the world of cockatiels and just got my little baby, who is around 6-7 months. ( i have had him for 3 weeks) Okay so the problem is that during the day Alex ( my bird) will be fine and happy with no hissing at all. And then the second it's close to sleep time and I put...
  11. Sleeping

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I'm just wondering how many hours of sleep is normal for a tiel? It may be because of his PDD but Albus sleeps A LOT.