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Parrot behaviour


If you can understand a parrot body language you can recognize situations where winged bird is sick or if requires attention or food. Also, the correct interpretation of the messages you send them your bird will avoid the situations where you may be bitten. Most parrots are an open book in terms of body language. Once you recognize them messages will not be hard to figure out if the bird is happy, sleepy or just frightened of it.

- Parrots feathers clipped wings are usually bothered by the side of the cage or perched on a stand and fight a lot of wings. This gesture is a way that makes the bird exercise and may indicate the need for more work or attention from the owner.

- Parrots of the ridge have a very interesting way to show mood. When the ridge is largely left back, just the tip slightly raised, the bird is relaxed. When you play with winged friend, it might raise its crest, excited to play or something new and interesting. A very frightened parrot will be allowed total ridge back and will snuggle.

- Sometimes, short bristly feathers parrots they are to release tension, much the same way that people stretch before starting a new activity. Also, the birds will shake after cleaning sessions to get rid of dust gathered on the wings. A parrot that allow dirt to accumulate on its wings is suffering from a cold or other health problem.

- A parrot that wants attention will climb the cage near the door or will sit in front of them and will head rocked back and forth. That means he wants out. If that continues to shake his head when they are outside, it means he wants to be put in mind or you want something from you.

- If your bird is used to being scratched on the head and neck would be able to bend his head and feathers zbarleasca to indicate the perfect place where he wants to be scratched.

- Manifestations of aggression are quite normal pet birds, but can be quite unpleasant. Most manifestations of aggression are reported by the positions of the body. Usually prefer a bird to fly and avoid a confrontation, unless they defend their nest. Unfortunately, pet parrots have nowhere to fly and any manifestation of aggression should be addressed immediately by the owner. A parrot can be aggressive or high squat and tall as you rocked side. Ridge will be held firmly on the back, the bird will get a warning whistling will spit back and feathers will be raised. You will parrot beak open, ready to bite.


- Parrots stretch for the same reason people lie: to release tension in the joints and mainly because this act provides a pleasant feeling. Often parrots will stretch their legs and wings while on the same side.

- Bowing and hopping techniques to attract attention are used only by trained parrots. These symptoms may become a behavior problem for birds kept in cage only. And parrots ill will or will jump slightly bent, so you have to carefully watch the bird to make the difference between a strategy of attracting attention and presence of health problems.

- Some parrots, especially African Grey parrots (Jako), shaking his head as if it had water in their ears. Nobody knows exactly why do gesture, but if this event persists, may indicate an infection of the ears or nose.

- If the bird wings shook and looked directly at you, then it is about to launch to the one you look. This is a typical posture of "I prepare to fly." If the whole body trembling bird, it can be frightened or ready to mate.

- When you give a step or two in pate and sits squat, has tailed off a little high and even sound, parrot prepares to make their needs. If found positive "Needs" before the process begins, you can move the bird in a suitable location to avoid mess.

- African gray parrots and sometimes other species of parrots will "whack" at the bottom of the cage or on the carpet. Jako parrots do so especially because digging is part of their behavior in the wild. If you do not mind the mess, you can give them a box of sand in which to play.

- A parrot whose pupils dilate and contract quickly is very vigorous and can fly at any time. Some parrots have this event when they are agitated or really want something they like, like a new toy or food.

- Parrot can let their wings hang inert during the courtship dance, but a bird with wings left free apathetic may be sick. A parrot will give a single wing to show frustration or get attention. The same thing can be done during moulting, when bird feathers trying to align new or get rid of old ones that are ready to fall.

- Some parrots are redness, but this event has the same causes as in humans, but has more about the mating ritual.