Why Does Sparky My Sun Conure Scream When He Can’t See Me?

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from “comments” in a recent order confirmation email

he is less than a year old and screams loudly when he cannot see me. I am hoping the calm herb will be effective when my neighbors are home. 🙂

Or just gives me a break when i need it. I took him to my moms for christmas and she was not happy about the loudness. 🙁

desta b

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I Took In A Rescue Sun Conure That’s Biting Me – Help!

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Mimi H writes

 

A patient of mine highly recommended you.

 

I’ve watched some of the biting videos but you see I took in a rescue sunconure.

 

We believe it’s male.

 

It humps everything right now.

 

His wings are not clipped mind you and I’m not against doing it if it will help.

 

My issue is not only is he hand shy but also a biter really bad.

 

We believe he is 4-5yo.

 

Where should I start and how?

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12 YouTubers For Parrot Lovers You Need To Know

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At first I thought to myself “this’ll be fun.”

 

Once I started the project it was a bit more difficult than I forecasted.

 

I originally started with 9 YouTube channels but some favorites needed to be included not simply based upon numbers.

 

For those who are not following on us Facebook or our YouTube channel, you’ll note that we are ramping up our use of Fid-eo to better communicate caged bird care.

 

Our goal is not to replicate what was being said but to bring more valuable information to the conversation.

 

I get alerted to every new fid-eo about pet bird care from the list of experts I’m going to be exploring with you shortly.

 

I’ve curated a list of what I subjectively feel are the 12 top YouTube channels to watch for captive bird care.

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Meet Your Next Parrot Problem Solver And She Has A Free Gift For You

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I consider myself to be somewhat influential in the avian niche.

 

Professionally I subscribe to a handful of YouTube channels with other avian influencers producing a huge amount of video content for channels with massive numbers of subscribers.

 

The apparent criteria for being a YouTube avian influencer is to “have birds”

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What is a good summary about how it is to own parrots (macaws specifically)?

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I don’t know that there’s enough storage space on the Quora servers to answer this.

 

I read that parrots are loud, noisy and messy – a lot.

 

Then again so are children.

 

Let’s start with a top level explanation.

 

Pet people in the disciple category will always react negatively towards the word own preferring instead to call it pet bird companionship.

 

In reality birds are the most owned pets we can have.

We have to lock them up in a bird jail.

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Pikachu the cockatiel will not relieve himself in his cage

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Hello Mitch,

Here’s my problem

Pikachu the cockatiel will not relieve himself in his cage.

He is usually out with us when we are home, and even insists on sleeping on me; but if we need to go out, he is caged for his safety.

However, if we are gone for the day, he will not poop.

He will wait until we let him out of the cage and make a humongous turd.

Should I be worried about this? Is it normal? I know we spoil him, and he is very attached to us, but I hate to see him suffer because of it.

anonymous 

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We’ve learned how much we know and don’t know about captive bird care after taking the exam

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Find the Birdy IQ exam here if you haven’t taken it

Of the first 170 exams we had a 25% pass with 75% correct answers to 44 multiple and true/false questions

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more questions and/or explanations to the answers.

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