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    Spread wings/darting

    I am new to owning cockatiels. Mine is a male about 3 months old or so, and had his wings clipped by the breeder. Would anyone have some insight as to why he spreads his wings and darts back and forth when he is on my chest? Is he being aggressive in some manner? Showing off? Thanks.

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    Re: Spread wings/darting

    That behavior is typical male. Males like to also make their wings in the shape of hearts! Yes, it is a show off behavior, and in my view also means he is super happy in his home with you!!

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