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Re: New to Lovebirds

Posted by elizabeth on 5/04/06
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    On 5/04/06, Holly wrote:
    > I have experience with several different types of birds,
    > and about a month ago my Grandmother gave me her one year
    > old Lovebird that she had hand raised. He is really sweet
    > and knows a few words, but he does something I've never
    > seen a bird do before. He chews up paper into small pieces
    > and hides the pieces in the feathers of his wings. Is
    > this common Lovebird behavior, maybe some sort of nesting
    > instict? Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    Yep, that is a nesting instinct. Very common with the
    species when they are ready to nest. The lovebirds are
    mature younger than other species and at one year they are
    mature. Best wishes~!