Hi! Its me again with more questions
But before I ask, I want to say thank you so much for the really lovely advice and positive encouragement from the members that have replied to me in previous threads! Thanks to you my budgies now get to come out of their cage and they seem so much happier
So,back to my questions. I only let my birdies out in one particular room. In order to get them there I have to carry their cage, and since reading on this forum, I have started carrying the budgies to pretty much any room I am in so they get used to me. They also sleep in a special room when the weather outside is not okay for them. Normally when I see my little friends they hop to the other side of the cage. This morning Iris was flapping her wings over and over, and making loud sounds while looking at me? I assumed she was wanting to have a fly. So I picked up the cage and walked towards their fly room, and both budgies started making loud singing sounds. When I got to the room, I set up as normal putting tree branches around and what not, and they started hopping and singing. Then I opened the cage and both Icarus and Iris just flew right out, no hesitation what so ever.
My questions are
1. Am I just fanciful in thinking Iris was trying to communicate she was wanting to fly and that when I walked towards their fly room they knew where they were going and were making 'happy sounds'?
2. I noticed Iris is flying closer to me during her play, and while in her cage hops closer to me while tilting her head and staring. Is this a good sign of her starting to feel more comfortable? If so, is there any reason Icarus may not be as comfortable with me?
Thanks in advance for any replies!