Is this Mating Behavior?

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)?, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)?

    a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)? Out Of The Brooder

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    My green cheek 'Jack' MAY be a little girl, rather than a little boy..

    About 15 minutes ago he went up to my cousin, snuggled up in a cover infront of her, and made

    soft cheep noises that I've never heard before, bobbing his head as my cousin rubbed his

    back.. I'm wondering if I have a female, that basically just mated with my cousin?

    haha thanks:)
     
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2011
  2. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady

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    ♥HoneyBee♥ :

    My green cheek 'Jack' MAY be a little girl, rather than a little boy..

    About 15 minutes ago he went up to my cousin, snuggled up in a cover infront of her, and made

    soft cheep noises that I've never heard before, bobbing his head as my cousin rubbed his

    back.. I'm wondering if I have a female, that basically just mated with my cousin?

    haha thanks:)

    I do not have a lot of experience with this species, but in other conures-- yes, this is a 'lets have babies!' behavior. If your conure is a female, you will probably want to discourage this, because having elevated hormones for long periods can have adverse effects on your parrot.

    Here is a really good read about the subject, please give it a read: http://rationalparrot.com/tease.html
     

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