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Zephaniah is a sweet bird, he is just two years old, so still very young. I bought him as company for my hen, who has now passed away. It didn't work out and while they lived by each other, she wanted was jealous of him and he annoyed her. When she passed Zephaniah had a breakdown and turned into a screeching machine for over a month. It got so bad one day that I went out and bought Cadbury(impulsive I know but I don't regret it, Cadbury is very sweet), however while Cadbury was in quarantine, Zephaniah began falling in love with inanimate objects and if you touch them he will attack you and draw blood. Zephaniah has no mirrors and plenty of toys and if we manage to distract him or get him away from the object he is perfectly normal. The problem is, Cadbury is presumably a female, I initially thought she was a male but...It doesn't look like it.
We are concerned that if we let them live together he will permanently change to a hostile biter and this may even rub off on Cadbury. I am also worried that he will continue to fall in love with inanimate objects and attack Cadbury. Is it typical for males to become extremely aggressive when they have found a "mate"?
 

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I have normal greys, whiteface, pearl pieds, creamface cinnamons, and pearls.
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Yes, in MANY cases it's pretty common for male tiels to become jelous or aggressive over there female mates! I have a 5 year old pearl female that's caged with a 4 year old normal grey male that's nuts for her! While they are more or less bonded, she will NOT mate with him or any other male yet he protects her every move! She can fly into the kitchen and perch in the window to look out. Ziggy ( the male ) knowing full well where she went will stand on top there cage and scream until she returns!!!
 
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