Monthly Archives: August 2021

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Help! My Parrot Bites!

Biting is communication. Usually it means “No!” or “I’m not comfortable”, but can also be a response to over excitement or even as a way of getting social interaction. Body Language Before the bite a parrot will usually give loads of very obvious (to the parrot) body language to say, […]

Aggression in Parrots

Although parrots rarely bite in the wild, aggressive behaviour is often used to protect resources like a nest site/territory, food, a mate, etc. However, rather than physical contact, body language and vocalisations are usually enough to successfully drive away the intruder. Consider too, the average human caretaker who is often […]