A Biting Bird - Why Does My Bird Bite Me?
There can be several reasons for your bird to bite. Before you can figure out what to do about it, you have to figure out why he is doing this.
A Biting Bird – What To Do If Your Bird Bites
Learn to watch your bird. Most birds give some kind of warning – eyes dilating, fluffed feathers or some other way – to let you know that a bite is coming. If you can recognize the signs, you can avoid a bite
Article written by guest writer, Gay Noeth who says - There is nothing mystical about your bird´s behavior. It is not some hidden secret that only your bird can know. The principles of behavior that have been proven to work with humans and hundreds of other animals, will also work with your bird.
My hand fed baby parrot did an amazing thing! Read the article to learn the outcome of many weeks of his nighttime mutterings. It will truly astonish you what this bird said. I doubt if you'd ever think that birds only mimic ever again :)
Birds - Teaching your Parrot to Talk
Beyond a shadow of a doubt I know that parrots can vocally communicate. It is relatively easy to teach a bird to talk. But, don’t repeat the same word over and over. You don’t want your bird to mimic; you want communication.
Bullying in the Aviary
Bullying between birds is a very stressful situation, both for the birds and for their owner. This article outlines how to prevent bullying, signs to watch for, and how to resolve problems that may occur.
Companion Bird Separation Anxiety
Companion birds' separation anxiety may range from mild to severe. Every bird "owner" should be aware of how to respond to their bird under such trying circumstances. Meet Payno, my orange-fronted parakeet/half-moon conure who exhibits "angerxiety" whenever I go on trips or even leave the room.
Feather Plucking or Mutilation
Feather plucking or mutilation are two completely different problems – but both of these problems cause tremendous frustration for owners of birds that do this to themselves.
Five Bird Behaviour Myths
Here are five of the most common myths about the behaviour of birds. Find out what is fact and what is fiction here!
A problem that I have not heard about before, but apparently some birds do have this problem - is foot biting or mutilation. This is similar to the mutilation where the bird bites it´s chest, only in this instance he or she bites one or both feet until they are bleeding.
Birds are prey to predators and if they are scared, the instinct is to flee, whether it is day or night and whether they can see where they are going or not.
Recognizing Hormonal Behavior in Birds
During the spring, many of our birds start to act strangely. Here is why it happens, and what to watch for.
Spring and Your Pet Bird
Spring is a time of hormonal fluctuation for your companion bird. Recognize the signs and signals your bird provides and respond appropriately.
Birds are unique in many ways, but one of the fascinating things about some parrots is their ability to speak.
The Dominant Bird
Some easy steps to identify dominant behavior in your feathered friend.
The bird is much more intelligent than many people ever imagined. Training your bird and developing the bird's intelligence are all important parts of socialization. Birds are very social beings. A variety of safe toys is also an important part of your bird's life. How to have a happy bird!
Why Do Some Birds Have the Capability to Talk?
Why do some birds in captivity have the capability to "talk" and others do not? There are four factors that play a critical role in determining a bird's talking potential. They are physiology, neurology/intelligence, genetics and sociability.
Why Does My Bird Scream?
There are many reasons for a bird to scream. The first thing you will have to do is to figure out why your bird is screaming.
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