Actually I'm kind of shy about posting. But he's pooping on my booksyou have to...his saftey depends on it.....he will not be scared for life in a place of his own to be safe and have his perch and food and water, how are you dealing with the poop.. I for one am impressed you did not even mention it.
Is that why he keeps trying to land in my bath and dish water while it's draining? I gave him him a solid ceramic water bowl for bathing and a separate water dish as the books advised. But I'm beginning to believe he is just ornery.also water bottles don't work for doves and pigeons like they do for parrots, he needs a nice bowl that's deep enough for him to get his beak all the way in.
plus he might like a big bowl at least once a week to take a bath in