It's really unusual that he talks.
I didn't read the other posts but I'm sure someone already
told you that tearing and tucking paper in the feathers
usually indicates a female bird. I do have one male who can
do it but it was a learned behavior because two years ago,
when I sexed him using the tear & tuck method, he could not
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!