> Also, before she laid the egg I was worried about her
> because she was throwing her head up, her eyes would
> dialate, raise her tail, and the anus (I think that's what
> it is in birds) would have contractions. She would stay
> like that for a minute or two. I thought maybe so was
> constipated or something else was wrong (again, I was
> definatly not expecting an egg!).
When a bird does this it means he/she wants to mate.