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The Lutino Cockatiel is a beautiful pet bird, with a mostly white to light-yellow body and orange cheek patches!
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I bought my Lutino 8 years ago, and cannot hold her and she will not come out of her cage. When I tried to handle her she bit me very hard, even with gloves on, any suggestions on how to handle her?
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Editor's Note -
Generally, it is easiest to tame cockatiels while they are juveniles (12-14 weeks of age). Because your cockatiel is older it may take a considerable amount of time and patience. You will want to spend some time with her every day - plan a time of day with few distractions and dedicate say half an hour just to her. Make sure her wings are clipped so that if she does fly away you can retrieve her fairly easily. Start by just trying to get her to step up on a stick or perch that you are holding - don't try to touch or pet her at first. Talk to her continuously to let her know you are her friend. Once it appears that she is getting comfortable with that and not immediately being aggressive towards you, you can attempt to start getting her to step up on your finger rather than a stick.
Here are some general guidelines to help you with taming your cockatiel:
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You should start training her by approching her cage slowly on the side so she sees you coming. If she hisses stop but don't back away and then keep approching her. When you get to the cage slowly put your hand in but again going torwards her slowly then put your finger by her feet so she can step on and slowly take her out then spend time with her then put her away and repeat . But do this somewhere quiet .
You should start training her by approching her cage slowly on the side so she sees you coming. If she hisses stop but don't back away and then keep approching her when you get to the cage slowly put your hand in but again going torwards her slowly then put your finger by her feet so she can step on and slowly take her out then spend time with her then put her away and repeat . but do this somewhere quiet .
I have a lutino and a pearl. my lutino does bite too, however he has stopped here lately. I blow on him and get very close to him and say oh no you don't want to do that come on now and put my finger in front of him and my other hand close to his wing so he can't fly away and hold him close to my chest and walk to were I'm going to sit down and place him close to me and let him come to me while I ignore him. He will ease himself closer, then I say oh oh gooood boy and I have done this every day for a year or so and he has truly come around to being our friend. praying over them helps too, julie.
I bought my cockatiel when he was a baby and last week he turned 22 years old! He is a sweet, affectionate boy and has only gotten more so with age. He looks like a young bird too- no signs of aging. Loves jazz music and singing and says his name-"Hello Louie!" I've had dogs, cats, rabbits, fish, rodents, you name it and Louie is the most low maintenance of them all. I feed him Harrisons Bird food, bird seed, and offer him pasta, egg, spinach, and nuts when we're eating those foods.
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Charlie Roche -
Wonderful I am a bird nut so great.
I have a male cockatiel at age 10 months, he's still young but I'm still not sure what breed he is. But I think he's a lutino. So does every one else, even a pet keeeper said so, so that's what I think.
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How do you tell if they are a girl or a boy? I have two birds and can't tell the difference.
It is a lutino cockatiel.
Hi I have just rescued I think to be a lutino could it be wild? It was trying to bite me! Could I tame it? I am living in cyprus I don't know anything about birds, willing to learn it's had a massive fright today but seems calm now I have put it in a little storage box it can see out I have kept it away from my cat please help. maggie
I recently lost my gray cockatiel and have acquired another one but by her coloring she's lutino but her eyes aren't red. They're black. Maybe someone knows why.
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Pigmentation..not to worry it is safe.
Have you seen her eyes in bright light? I know my latino cockatiel's look black until I get him into direct light and then I can really see the red.
My bird has laid one egg and I have no pair. Any ideas?
I had a female lutino cockatiels for 15 years and my "yellowbird" was a sweety. I do miss her very much, but I thank God for those 15 years.
This pet is almost the best pet ever! I love to care for them as they are easy to care for.
This info is good, use it.
Hi, I have 2 budgies and 1 cockatiel,
2 of my brothers have lovebirds
And I think that cockatiels are one of the best parrots ever!