Maybe the bird is bonding with your wife and sees you as a
On 4/23/07, Greg Landwehr wrote:
> I have a citron cockatoo that I have had for about 10
> months. We got her/him from a bird rescue person and were
> told that the bird was about 7 years old. We assumed
> she/he was a female due to the diminuitive size.
> Anyway, a couple of weeks ago, she started acting afraid
> of me and being very nervous around me. It is a struggle
> to get her out of the cage and she used to be always ready
> to come out and play or cuddle although I always thought
> she was a little more nervous than other parrots I have
> owned but she was always better with me than my wife in
> the past. She still is quite friendly with my wife but if
> I come around, she/he freaks out. She doesn't try to bite
> but tries to get away instead. Any ideas why??