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Taming and Bonding Taming and Bonding is all about helping your budgie learn to TRUST you. This requires time and patience and does not happen overnight.

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I FINALLY got my budgie to step up outside the cage (you wouldn't believe how), so after spending some time preening on my finger, she nibbled the tip a bit. Is it a show of trust and affection? :3

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Yes, nibbling lightly on your finger is her way of "preening" it.

Best wishes with your continued efforts in taming and bonding.
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That's so sweet! My (now deceased) bird Oscar used to do this, also. I always wondered what that meant...
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Lulu and Cosmo always nibble my finger after I give them millet
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