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  1. Protect walls from bird

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi, Talk Cockatiels! :-) Thank you for helping me with so many bird issues. My two cockatiels have a much better lifestyle now, as a result of advice I got on this website. I now have a problem that's affecting my home, though: My one bird is chewing on the walls. Does anyone have a tip to...
  2. Clipping Nails

    Training and Bonding
    I recently got my baby and the person that had her/him before us didn't clip her/his nails and they are super long. I was wondering if I could get some tips on how to clip her nails without stressing her out to much. She just got used to us handling her and pulling her out of her cage. I really...
  3. Hello!

    Hello! I am a psychology student for Leicester, UK and I am hoping to own my first cockatiel once myself and my fiance have moved house! At our current flat we haven't been allowed to keep any pets but we're both animals lovers and have missed a companion around the home since we first moved...
  4. Letting Wings Grow--Keeping Bird Safe

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi Cockatiel Talk participants! :-) I am looking for advice on keeping my 14-year-old male cockatiel, Conrad :tiel4:, safe; while letting him finally have his wings and learn to fly a little bit. Does anyone have tips on keeping a bird from flying away, while letting his wings grow...
  5. New tiel - when can I start training?

    Training and Bonding
    I have recently become a proud owner of a 2 month old cockatiel. I've had her for two weeks. She was hand reared, and therefore EXTREMELY friendly - she has little tantrums when I put her back in her cage, because she wants to be out and about! Because she spends so much time out of her cage...
  6. First time taking care of baby birds, Plz help with any tips!!!

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I bought a female cockatiel to try to breed with my little buddy Scooby doo, thinking it would take a while I was surprised to catch them mating 5-6 days after meeting lol so I put up a nest box made out of a shoe box. I did not put any bedding in it... They ended up laying 4 eggs in there. I...
  7. Chick Help

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Okay, yikes where to start? My name is Asha and I am totally obsessed with these birds might be a good introduction. And, like I mean it's a dangerous obsession. I draw them constantly, research them all the time and visit the pet store to see them every day I work. After years and years of...