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Hello! I'm new here and i joined mainly because i can't find the answer anywhere else! So i was hoping you kind people could help me out?

My little boy Copernicus (he turns 1 in march) has recently (The past 2-3 weeks) began hanging on the cage as seen in the image i embedded. He has not done it before, and the few people i asked said it could just be a relaxation thing, or it could be a respiratory problem, but he shows no other symptoms of any problems, everything else is as normal. Any idea's?



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Hi Rena and to the forums!

You've come to a great place to learn even more about budgies! Your boy is a sweetheart. If you're not seeing any symptoms of respiratory distressed and he's acting normal otherwise, he's probably just doing it as a fun quirk My girl does this too sometimes; there must be something about this position that is comfortable!

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My budgies sometimes decide to hang on the side of the cage in that position for no particular reason as well. I guess it's just something they think is fun to do occasionally.

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Hi. It can also be a sign of stress, but with my birds it has been obvious what the cause was: at the vet's, a new (large) toy in the cage. (I removed the toy...)

Copernicus looks more like he's at a day spa, however.
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