On 8/24/08, tt wrote:
> or I was going to say, he thinks of you as his mate maybe?
> On 8/23/08, S. wrote:
>> 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
That's exactly what he's doing--showing extreme affection. It
has nothing to do with dominance of any type. That's not the way
birds show dominance. Many shoulder parrots do that. It's