Bird ID: 6681
Species: Cockatiel
Sex: Male
Sub-Species: Normal Grey
Health Status: Special Needs
Good with Children: Unknown
Well Socialized: Unknown
Currently in Foster Care
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Hi everyone, I`m Grumpy. I`m an older male Cockatiel, although we don`t know my exact age. Despite my name, I`m not that grumpy... just lonely! I don`t like being handled by people, since I was used to being in an aviary, but I`m polite about it. What I really want is another bird to be friends with me... my current foster home has other birds, but they`ve all paired up and left me on my own!

I have a great diet of pellets and some vegetables, and my favorite treat is a fresh sprig of millet. I sing a bit, but my human keeper says I don`t know any songs. He also says I`m the smartest of his birds, and I`ll even go back into my cage when asked. My ideal home would be a place with adults, or maybe older children, who have an older cockatiel who is also in need of a friend. If you think that might be you, reach out to the Cockatiel team to hear more about me.
In nature, cockatiels live in large flocks. A single bird in a cage spends much of his/her life being lonely because humans have things they must do that take them away. We therefore will only adopt a single cockatiel to a household if there is already at least one cockatiel living there. Otherwise, cockatiels must be adopted in groups of two or more.