Nanday hates the cell phone

by Caz
(Kennewick, Wa)

I recently took in (found it in my backyard tree) a very beautiful Nanday Conure that has bonded with me quickly. It's overall very loving. However, I've found it will freak out and start biting me, even my face, ears, chin, as soon as I try to answer and talk on my cell phone. As soon as I go to answer it he will run, often from perching on my foot or knee, to attack the phone and attack me.

I wonder if this is possibly a reaction to the cell phone transmition. He doesn't react to standard remotes, but does so to several different phones I've brought near him. Is this a common problem, and how can I stop it?

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Jan 03, 2009
cell phones
by: Anonymous

my blue crowned conure does the same thing, but not only to cell phones but the home phone as well.

Nov 10, 2008
my bird hates phones
by: Anonymous

my bird hates phones too you are not alone

Nov 10, 2008
by: jimmy

try getting a toy cell phone, and talking into it and seeing what he does. My bird hates the phone too and we bought him a childs toy phone to play with

Nov 06, 2008
Nanday hates cell phone
by: Tracie

Hello Caz,

How nice that you rescued the bird before he died or was eaten!

It is possible that the bird does not like the radio transmission or some other reason that only the bird knows.

Our birds don't like our phones either, maybe they get jealous that we talk to it more than them? LOL

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