new tiel sneezes when I reach for her

by Madison
(Oregon)

she seems terrified of me or my hands and she doesn't sneeze unless I reach for her. Is she allergic to me?

I bought 2 tiels and brought them home 2 nights ago. 1 is very social (the boy, we think), affectionate, curious.

The grey, which we now think is female is skiddish, and sneezes evry time I reach for her. If I manage to get her on me, she hides in the center of my shoulders, behind my head, and will bite me if I try to move her.

any advise? should I worry about the sneezing?

Thanks,
Madison

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Dec 06, 2008
Bird sneezing at you
by: Tracie

Hello Madison,

I have two birds that "sneeze" when they are showing their negative opinion when I want to pick them up to put them back in their cages.

If you feel that the bird is sick, then please take the bird to an avian vet. Nobody can tell you over the Internet if your bird is sick or just trying to communicate with you.

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