He is simply showing you his dominance over you. He is up
higher than you and wants you to know it. I would recommend
holding him on your arm instead to see if that changes his
On 8/21/08, Jeanne Anderson wrote:
> I have a blue headed pionus, very affectionate, great bird.
> he does something that I was wondering what it might mean.
> He gets on my shoulder and gets real close to me, making
> noise, not squacking, and he moves alittle back and forth
> and up and down.Its like he can't get close enough and it
> almost like he is being affectionate. I can do anything
> with him, doesn't bite, scream, has run of the house, loves
> to be where we are. He doesn't do this all the time, just