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my little boy luckie was born dec 1, 2008. he was so friendly that i could cuddle him, scratch his head, talk to and lots more.

 

over the last week or so he has learnt to bite and leave a mark, screech, throw up his food, and he has to sit on my head where he talks & talks. he was getting his feet stuck in my hair so now i leave a t shirt on my head and he sits on that.

 

he loves my finger when i point it and he fans his tail feathers.

 

is he too young to have these special feelings.

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Is he moulting?

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Is he moulting?
Is he moulting?
a little on the top of his head. the stripes are going and yellow is being replaced.
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I've never had a tame bird before but I know some birds when moulting get a change of personality. They bite more and want nothing to do with their owner. when the moult is over the go back to the same old happy budgie.

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Sounds like some bonding behaviour there - and no he's not too young ;)

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I agree with Krosp, it is flirting, bonding nothing more ;)

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help

 

luckie is loving his spiral swing soo much. he is continually reguriating his food. Can i cover it over with tape or something yuk like vegemite.

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Just remove the swing if you dont like his behaviour. I think he is just having fun and being a boy. Gives him somthing to do.

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moving toys around and giving them a different view of things 1x a week in the beginning helps behaviors like this also increasing his cover time to 12-14 hours for a couple weeks will decrease the hormone levels and throw them out of the extreme flirty stage that he is in right now.

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moving toys around and giving them a different view of things 1x a week in the beginning helps behaviors like this also increasing his cover time to 12-14 hours for a couple weeks will decrease the hormone levels and throw them out of the extreme flirty stage that he is in right now.

 

 

thanks everyone for your ideas.

today i covered about two inches of his swing with duct tape. he is a bit stunned. mum took away my fun. now what will i do?

 

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lol

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