Understanding Pet Bird Behavior

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Bird owners will often observe behaviors that they would like to better understand. One such example is of birds facing each other with beaks together, while vocalizing. Unless feathers are flying this is typically a display of affection or play. More behaviors are reviewed below.
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September 29, 2015

My birds sit facing each other and put their beaks together and make lots of noises. Are they being affectionate or are they being overly aggressive? I don't know if I should enjoy this behavior or be concerned about them being in the same cage together.

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September 29, 20150 found this helpful
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This is generally considered affectionate behavior. Humans call it "kissing".
If your birds are attacking each other, there would be feathers flying. If either bird ends up missing a lot of feathers they should be separated. The behavior you describe is not a cause for alarm.

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September 30, 20150 found this helpful
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Affection is what they are showing. Believe me there is no doubting when they are showing aggressive behaviour . They would be attacking each other & flying violently around the cage - sometimes one will hold the other down & attack it.

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They, so far , sound happy to be together.

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June 1, 2013

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