Re: Peach Face Lovebird Regurgitating
Posted by CJ on 5/18/07
On 10/30/06, victoria wrote:
> Thank you! I had already removed the bell on Sunday. I washed
> it off again and the bird was so upset and immediately started
> regurgitating on it again. Common sense told me that it could
> not be healthy for my bird. He wasn't too happy that the bell
> dissappeared. (he has plenty of other toys) I thought it odd
> that he didn't become bonded to this bell until the day I put
> him into the bigger cage. Yesterday I bought a "companion" on
> trial bases... I'm keeping them in separate cages until I see
> whether my bird will be territorial to the other. If mine is a
> male, I'm told it will not allow another male into his domain
> gracefully, so I am going to wait a day or two before trying
> put them together in the same cage. Do you agree? I am open to
> any and all advise! THANKS
> On 10/30/06, Andie wrote:
>> Your lovebird is "feeding" it's "mate." It has bonded to
>> this bell and is trying to show it it will be a good parent.
>> If the bird is doing this excessivly I would remove the
>> bell. If the bird does this too much for too long it can rob
>> him from his own nutrients. It's always a good idea to
>> rotate toys so they don't get attached to any one toy, and so
>> they don't get bored. Good luck.
>> On 10/27/06, Victoria Gamache wrote:
>>> My bird is regurgitating on it's bell. Covering the entire
>>> bell with food. If I wash it off, it covers it again. This
>>> started when I bought it a new much larger cage. Is it
>>> happier? Upset? It has loved always playing with his bells.
>>> This is the larger bell out of six. The pet store thought
>>> that it was showing affection to the bell. Not sure what to
>>> do, if anything.
how can u tell if a peach-face love bird is a male or a female??