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Old 09-10-2019, 08:41 PM
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Unhappy Budgie Possessive over my phone

I have had him for over a year and he his hand tamed.
He is usually fine around me and never bites, only when he is near my phone and i go to touch or pick my phone up.
I have tried ignoring the biting or just taking the phone away from him but it never usually works.
I dont really know what to do to stop him biting me.

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Old 09-10-2019, 08:48 PM
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The easiest answer is not to use the phone when you are giving your budgie out-of-cage time.
Put the phone away somewhere out of sight when you take your bird out of the cage.

He may be able to see his reflection in the screen.
If so, it is like a mirror and budgies can become very territorial and/or aggressive in protecting their "friend" (reflection).

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I agree with FaeryBee. Whenever an unwanted behavior occurs we have to look at the situation from the bird's point of view, as they are reacting to something in the only way they can to cope with whatever it is that may be triggering the behavior. Birds do not do things to be mean or spiteful, there is always something triggering the behavior and if we can identify what the trigger is then we can curb the behavior by removing the trigger.
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You've been given great advice above and have come to a great place to stay updated on the best of budgie care practices!

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