My conure is afraid
My conure is afraid of seeing out the window - a car goes past, a shadow of a plane, a bird, a dog, anything and he freaks out and screams. He will also not eat nor groom nor listen to me nor want to play with me if he can see the window. Why?
There's a window in every room in my house, must I keep the curtains closed now? I've actually tried that and it doesn't help - if he hears the trucks (especially the garbage trucks once a week) he still freaks. This is aside from excessive screaming throughout the day, screaming the second I'm not in his field of view, or when the phone rings, or when the car pulls up in the drive way.
I've tried several of the typically suggested techniques to get him to calm down and calm his screaming diligently, but nothing has worked. He's a delight in my arms, but he can't stick to me like velcro, please help!! (He's 8 years old and he's always been like this - gets lots of attention, daylight, toys, good food.)