I have a green cheek and her friend a cockatiel just recently a passed. She…

I have a green cheek and her friend a cockatiel just recently a passed. She seems very depressed and distant. Should I get another bird? I was thinking A jenday conure. Or is a young green cheek companion the only answer?

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Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

Hi Anastasia, Sorry for the loss of your bird. If they were bonded, your bird will def go through a “depression” since it’s companion is gone. You could certainly try another bird, you would just need to go slow with introductions to be sure they are compatible. That is the risk you take, the new bird and your green cheek may bond, or they may not,  I always recommend a second bird, esp if your bird was used to that before. You can try any bird that’s similar size. You can certainly try a jenday or other types of conures.… Read more »