Oh yes! Emmi has destroyed the green coloring on her back/wing feathers because of the couch pillow. I don't have a recent video, but here's one from about a month ago when she was getting tired. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KE6ufBx ... ata_player
She will never truly be able to hide...not with that big white eye. Haha Now she runs out of the pillow between my husband and I. She is not interested in staying in there. She has to surprise us. If we don't pay attention, she will dash out and then stand there and look at us until she sees us looking back and then runs in the pillow again to do it all over again. If we really are not paying attention, then she lightly bites our arm as if to say, "We are playing a game remember?" Lately she's been actually surprising me by shooting out of the pillow on her chin at a dead run. She's so fast when she does this. Even faster when she found a magazine the other day. She had no interest chewing it...just wanted to shoot across it like a race car. Lol
Normally she pops out and we wiggle our fingers at her and she lifts her feet to bat at us or turns on her back and grabs at our fingers like this....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pctNwI ... ata_player
^^^ But she normally does not fly away like that. We both got startled by the neighbor dropping something. That's just the best video I got. Lol I need to get another one. Just hard to hold my big phone and play at the same time. Lol It's so funny how she uses her feet. Sometimes she just waves her foot outside the pillow waiting for a finger. Lol
She even will pop out and then play dead before I get a chance to lift my hand. Like a wild bird lol I have not caught on to what she wants me to to when she does this and I just wait for her to look at me and get up and peck my arm lightly again to remind me we are playing. Lol What do you do with that? Poke them? Lol I don't know what she's expecting, but my vet says just let her do that and it might even mean she was parent raised after all. She said she's seen some of the smaller parrots play dead and it will come out in play sometimes.
But this is a game we must do nightly. She will chirp at the pillow and pace until we put it into position. It goes on for a loooong time and she only asks for it before bed so it's our routine. We know she's done when she climbs on our lap and cuddles in our hands. Then it's bedtime.
But I'm not kidding when I say it messes up her feathers. She looks like she has serious bed head when she's done. Lol All that turning around under the pillow. We tried the same thing with a cut open paper bag and a heavy blanket. She went in, but came out again, but didn't want to play. Just not the same I guess.
My family: "Emmi" Green Cheek Conure (12/15/2012), "Lumi" Snow Corn Snake (12/8/2009), One husband, two step kids, and one baby boy born in January 2015!