Ever wonder if your cockatiel is normal? It’s a funny question, but many of us with cockatiels have seen some downright perplexing behaviors from time to time. I got my first bird when I was 9, a normal gray cockatiel named Elvis. When he started to head bang, whistle, hop, and then whistle more, I thought I had a certifiably crazy bird on my hands, and I was sure all that banging would break his beak. Read more here.
Quaker Parakeet Society
This club goes to bat for quaker parakeets.
Ready To Adopt?
Find out what's involved in adopting a parrot.
BY JENNY DRUMMEY
Normal Or Hormonal?
We demystify your cockatiel's behavior.
BY LINDA S. RUBIN
Come Fly With Me
What you need to know before you & your bird head to the airport.
BY LAURA DOERING
Products for you and your bird.
Subject: Every 5 Minutes
BY PATRICIA SUND
New Bird Introductions
Prepare the flock for a new member to encourage a smooth transition for everyone.
BY CHRIS DAVIS
Phobic African grey needs gentle introductions.
BY LIZ WILSON, CVT, CPBC
Keep Your Flock Healthy
Multiply your disease-fighting diligence if you have multiple birds.
BY MARGARET A. WISSMAN, DVM, DABVP — AVIAN PRACTICE
Manage the chirps, squawks & screeches.
BY DIANE GRINDOL
Nature VS. Nurture
We can learn a lot about our pets from how baby birds are raised in the wild.
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
Clutter control for you & your bird.
BY SUSAN CHAMBERLAIN
Quirks & Qualities
When it comes to quaker parrots, it's the birds that do the talking.
Avian News & Notes
Avian Breeders' Directory
Small Birds' Directory
Avian Services' Guide
Kids Talk Back
Watch The Birdie
On The Cover
Cinnamon split pied cockatiel by Cioli & Hunnicutt/Bowtie Studio/Courtesy Omar's Exotic Birds; White-faced cinnamon mutation cockatiel by Bonnie Jay/Courtesy the Perfect Parrot