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Default Any tips for birds that bite just a little too hard?

Hi all!

So things seem to be going well with our two young birds. They are both very comfortable with us and love to be involved with what we are doing however, Rayna has taken to nibbling just a little too hard recently. I managed to record some of it last night. I'm sure she is testing her boundaries but I was wondering if there was anything we could try to nip it in the bud now?

Quit ya nibbling Rayna! - YouTube
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Budgies don't have many ways to express themselves so biting can take place for various reasons.

Learning to read your budgie's body language so you can judge her mood and level of willingness to interact at different times will be helpful.

Take a look at this thread:
https://talkbudgies.com/articles-budg...-behavior.html

I'd suggest using positive reinforcement training as you distract her from biting and consider starting clicker training with her as well.

Best wishes!
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