On 11/07/06, Brian wrote:
> Would like to know of this behaviour. I have been doing my
> homework on the Internet and have seen many different
> responses to this behaviour.
> I believe with my bird it's fear or possibly territorial.
> He is new to our home, although very content, does not
> have a desire to bite unless getting too close for his
> comfort, but he is getting better with that too. He is
> gaining our trust. He is a 16 year old (not 46 as
> previously posted) rescue bird and we have also changed
> his name, thinking possibly he would do better Not to
> relate to his past name.
> I really like this forum as there is alot of very good
> information here. I actually read through this forum
> entirely before deciding to acquire a Cockatoo, formerly a
> Macaw owner.
> Thanks, Brian
Brian, my cockatoo stomps too. I think it's just a "too
thing". She usually does it when she is relaxed. I think
every bird is different though. Here's a link with a lot of
talk on the subject. Good luck with your new baby.