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Will he ever fly again?

Postby Cockatielsongs » Mon Jul 09, 2012 2:51 am

My cockatiel is unfortunately clipped :( will he ever be able to fly again?
Note: My 'tiel could fly before it was clipped :greycockatiel:
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Re: Will he ever fly again?

Postby liz » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:24 am

Yes. If he did before than he knows he can and will start practicing soon.
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Re: Will he ever fly again?

Postby Cockatielsongs » Tue Jul 10, 2012 3:47 am

Do I need to teach him to fly again or will he learn naturally? :greycockatiel:
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Re: Will he ever fly again?

Postby marie83 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:47 am

It depends, you may need to teach him (michael has an article on teaching birds to fly on his blog) or he may figure it out by himself.
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Re: Will he ever fly again?

Postby Cockatielsongs » Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:48 am

Can you link me to his blog on teaching birds to fly? I can't seem to find it
Thanks in advance
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Re: Will he ever fly again?

Postby marie83 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:24 pm

I can't find it either but theres a little bit on here right under the video of kili doing the puzzle with the shapes.

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