Why Does Running the Vacuum Trigger My Birds Need to Bathe?
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Why Does Running the Vacuum Trigger My Birds Need to Bathe?

Karen C wonders about vacuuming and birds,

Just a funny question for you which you’ll probably get a chuckle out of. Why is it that birds, at least mine, just love it when I run the vacuum cleaner? My conure immediately heads for his water dish to take a bath and my parakeets start chirping up a storm and going bananas. Maybe the conure wants to be nice and clean too?

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Can a Flighted Budgie Live With a Clipped Wing Budgie?
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Can a Flighted Budgie Live With a Clipped Wing Budgie?

Hello. I enjoy your Sunday post very much. I have a question.

I’ve one bird fully flighted 6 months old. I’ve a second bird less than six months old with clipped wings. It seems the fully flighted bird bullys the clipped bird. I house them separately and give them free flight separately.

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Why Does My Pionus Go Nuts When He Sees the New Shirt I Bought?
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Why Does My Pionus Go Nuts When He Sees the New Shirt I Bought?

Dear Janet

It is hard to tell why a bird doesn’t like a new hat or shirt we wear.

Was your Pionus a rescue? Did it come from another home before you had him? If so, he may have been traumatized by someone who wore something similar.

If you can avoid this terror by not wearing it around your bird. It is a kind thing to do.

Catherine

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