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  1. Taming: The Nose Scritch Method

    Training and Bonding
    Hey guys!:) I'm a newbie here and I've had my first birdie for only a few months so it may seem silly of me giving advice to the cockatiel gurus here but I just thought you may find this interesting. I didn't invent this method (only the name), it's something I found browsing the Russian...
  2. Gary is very shy, anyway I can help him warm up?

    Training and Bonding
    I've had my favorite cockatiel, Gary a normal grey:grey tiel:, for three years at the end of December. He'll come close to me, and whistle and bob his head but if I move besides bobbing my head back he will fly away or hiss at me. I've been working with him everyday, sitting close to him and...
  3. unbelievable news hes making kissing noise!!!

    Cockatiel Talk
    this is my second thread and im glad that actually there is a lot who cares and reply and thank you all btw.. so my bird isnt the luckiest bird alive except that he lives with me cz i rly care so anw the last time when i tried to tame him he got sick and his eyes was infected so he started...
  4. Help taming my cockatiel!!

    Training and Bonding
    Hi everyone! So 3 years ago I got my cockatiel from a pet store. In there they had a hand raised cockatiel and a cage with some aviary bred ones. The hand raised cockatiel cost around 5 times as much as the aviary bred ones so I figured that I could work and tame my new pet. I tried for about a...
  5. Best advice on for a budgie and a tiel?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello everybody, Today I came home to a terrible surprise. I walked into my room and realized I hadn't put the birds away( I was gone 1-2 hours.). So I put them in their cages and put them to bed. I then took a look at my playgym and saw blood on certain areas. Here are some images of it below...