How do you tame a GREY cockatiel?

Sit in front of the cage every day for at least twenty minutes and talk to the cockatiel in a low soft tone. After two or three days, let the bird come out of the cage on his own. Do not frighten the cockatiel by grabbing him. Offer your cockatiel some treats such as spray millet, Cheerios, nuts or other avian treats.

Can GREY cockatiels talk?

Talking ‘Tiels Like most parrots, cockatiels are also capable of talking. A cockatiel’s vocabulary is generally not as extensive as other parrots, such as African greys and Amazon parrots, but some can be taught to say a few words or phrases, such as “Hello,” “Pretty bird,” “I’m a good bird,” etc.

Why is my new cockatiel So Stressed Out?

A cockatiel that is new to its surroundings might be stressed because it’s out of its “comfort zone” and familiar surroundings. Give your bird a chance to get accustomed to it’s new environment, including its new cage and views.

Is it normal for a cockatiel to not eat much?

One of the most common questions that we received from new cockatiel owners is about a cockatiel not eating very much or not eating at all. For cockatiel owners who have just brought a brand new cockatiel home from the pet store or a breeder, this is very normal.

What should I do if my cockatiel is sick?

Ideally, a cockatiel’s environment should be kept between 72 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. What to do when you think your bird is sick or injured. The first thing to do is to try to get your bird to a vet as soon as possible, preferably an avian vet.

What was my first experience with a cockatiel?

My first experience with a cockatiel was when I was a young teenager, starting out down my neighborhood street for a walk. I was astonished to hear a unique bird call—like a parrot, or a tropical bird, I thought—so I followed my ears to a pigeon-sized gray bird who was pecking at gravel in the gutter. He ran towards me when I came closer.