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Message #7685. This is a followup to #7684.

Name:Bruce Byfield
Date:Monday April 7, 2014 5:03:53 pm MDT
Subject:Re: nanday head bob
Message:Sarah wrote:
> ok so whenever my nanday bobs his head up and down alot ive notice
> that a white substance comes from his moth but before i can get any to
> examine closer hes swollowed it back down.
> Has anyone else come across this with their nanday help Im worried.

Don't be. It's a sign of affection towards mates and human keepers, and a useful skill for raising chicks. What your bird is doing is regurgitating, throwing up partially digested seed from their crop.

Basically, your bird is saying, "I'm happy. I like being with you."

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