bite for many reasons and it is important you investigate the
situation before you try to fix the problem. These birds are
complex creatures and biting is the result of many things. It is
important to know that biting is a learned behavior and budgies in
the wild do not bite to convey their messages or to solve
problems. Budgies cannot communicate as people do so some
parakeets bite to get attention or to get their message across.
smart and will mold their behavior to your likings and dislikes.
All behavior modification needs be done through positive
reinforcement. You should never punish your bird by using abusive
techniques such as hitting or yelling at your bird. These
techniques do not work and will only create a fearful pet.
Resorting to those tactics will also make your bird more prone to
If you wish to
mold your petís behavior remember to be consistent and patient. A
parakeet will quickly learn what is right and wrong if you
immediately reward your pet for proper behavior. Ignoring your
pet for negative behavior is the most effective method to deter
your pet from continuing in this manner.
Keep a journal
and record when your parakeet bites. You will be amazed at what
you find and what you believe is causing your bird to behave in
this way. Following is a list of why parakeets may want to bite
and also some helpful tips to assist you in deterring your bird
from continuing in this negative behavior.