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Old 07-29-2018, 08:40 PM
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Munchkin does a strange movement that I don't think is bobbing, crop adjusting, or regurgitating. Almost like pulling her head in towards her body?

Tried to get a video of this: https://photos.app.goo.gl/YBXm3zx3VTfLzn8D8

Has anyone seen this type of movement? Does anyone know what this is?

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Looks like she's regurging directed to the toy. If she does a lot of this behavior you might consider changing out the toy, moving it in the cage, or giving her more individual attention.
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phil has given you excellent advice.
Too much regurgitation to the toy can end up with your budgie becoming aggressive, territorial and even malnourished.

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Phil has given you excellent advice. You should remove the toy and rearrange her cage, as well as being sure to rotate different toys in and out of the cage so she's always exploring something new and isn't so fixated on the one toy

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