"Biting" Sun Conure
I have a sun conure named Larrikin, who is a little over a year old. I'm not sure of the gender, but I call her a girl. She's friendly enough, but she "bites." I say it in quotes because she's not really biting - it's more like she's chewing on my fingers...really, really, hard. She draws blood every time.
I was told that they do this, and that she would grow out of it. She hasn't. She'll be sitting on my hand or shoulder or wherever, happy and playing with a foot toy, and then she just grabs a hold of the nearest body part and starts chewing. I've tried telling her no, putting her back in her cage, the "earthquake" method - nothing seems to work. How can I make her stop doing this?