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Topic: Question about cockatiels
Message: Posted by: enigmatic aura (Aug 15, 2004 04:11AM)
I was wondering how your experience with a cockatiel has been. I'm planning on getting a bird and I've heard great things of cockatiels. Has anyone had any bad experiences with one?

Message: Posted by: Lou Hilario (Aug 15, 2004 09:36AM)
I have an albino cockatiel. I trained him to fly back to me. I used to produce him from a special dove harness. They are very intelligent, loving and talkative.
Good Luck!
Message: Posted by: PyroJeffNic (Aug 15, 2004 11:45AM)
I have 4 cockateils. Like any other animal you have to work with them. I have 2 that are fingertame and a breeding pair. The finger tame ones fly back to me and have vocabs of up to 10 words. They are great pets. Try and get a handfed thought because that makes taming 100 times easier... I would know.