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  1. imchives

    2.5 month old GCC already hormonal?

    Hi everyone, so I was spending time with Mac this morning and he started head bobbing like birds tend to do before regurgitating. He didn’t actually spit up anything as far as I could tell, and stopped after a bit and requested head scratches. I know that regurgitation can be a sign of...
  2. HelenVanessaDavies

    Extra Bossy Hen - need advice

    Hi all, It's been a while since I posted here. Unfortunately after my dear Percy and Pepe passed away it has been hard for me to post on the forums however I have been reading and reacting to posts. It's a bit of a long-ish story of what is currently going on but I hope someone on here might...
  3. R

    Afivce or Opinions on my cockatiel

    Hi guys, Was hoping to get some advice and opinions on my cockatiel. Early this year we found a female lutino cockatiel on our property. We were unable to find the original owners, and have since decided to keep her. She bonded to me early on and has learnt to recognise my v8 and will flock...
  4. B

    Elegant parrot Co-parenting?

    Hi, so I have a pair of elegant parrots who are currently sitting on 2 eggs which are due to hatch soon and while I know elegant parrots don’t make good companion birds I was wondering if it was possible to co parent them and try to get them somewhat tame? I don’t want to feed the babies or...
  5. zar1

    Help me please desperate really desperate

    Hi everyone. I need some serious advice. It’s been about 5-6 months since I adopted my Green cheek conure from a pet store. Butter is about 7 months old. He‘s a very friendly bird to an extent. I’ve taught him a range of tricks that include using my hand and he’s been very receptive towards it...
  6. D.Chu

    Lonely bird?

    Hello Aviana Peeps! It is my first time joining in this community and its been fun reading up on all the bird posts. My uncle gave me my very first baby lovebird called Mango and it is about 1 and a half months old. It is my first time having a bird as a pet. I have been hand feeding Mango...
  7. B

    Elegant parrot pair advice

    Hi, I’ve recently bought a breeding pair of elegant parrots (2 days ago) and have witnessed them mating and the female going into the nest box and adjusting it to her likings, so I assume any day now There’ll be eggs. I was just wondering if anyone knew of any websites that had lots of...
  8. Birb Lady

    GCC sleeping in corner at bottom

    (I apologize if this is hard to read) I have a green cheeked conure that I may have accidentally conditioned her to stay at the bottom of her cage at night. My desk where I do schoolwork and play video games and such is near the bottom of her cage. Her bedtime (7:30) which she refuses to follow...
  9. M


    Hi I’m currently a non bird owner but thinking of taking the plunge. I previously had a Budgie for a few years, technically it was my sisters but she never bothered with him so I bird napped him to give him the attention he deserved. Tommy was a little sweetheart and eventually passed away...
  10. B

    Okay, more questions about my Java Rice Finches

    So, I finally had to cut their toe nails, my two finches nails were SO byond long. I hate the idea of grabbing them because I know it'll scare the living crap out of them. Had to though as allowing their toenails to continue to grow wasn't good for them. Fortunately I know how to trim the nails...
  11. Mariam2020

    Cocktail 2 weeks old not begging for food.

    Hello everyone ; I have bought two baby cocktails four days ago , first I took them to an avian vet to check if they are healthy which they were . I took them home in noticed the bigger one named Nazoo did not beg for food at all , so I assumed she/he was scared of the new home she/he was in so...
  12. S

    Urgent Worried about my CAG

    Hi everyone, I've read this forum for quite some time but these past few days have rough and I'd like to seek some advice. My congo african gray, Echo, hasn’t been doing so well lately. I rushed him to a vet yesterday and they took blood and fecal samples for lab tests, and the vet suspects he...
  13. Choco

    Urgent Baby cockatiel

    Hello guys I got a 3 week old baby cockatiel yesterday and I’m hand feeding him but he refuses to eat What should I do ? is he just not hungry ? He is kinda sleepy too idk what to do
  14. BabyBirdMa

    How To Preen?

    I have an African Grey, Ms. Bailey. As you all probably know finding her a cage-mate is an extremely difficult task since Greys are so hard to come by. I can’t even find a breeder that has any on hand right now. Anywho, Ms. Bailey’s feathers seem a bit scraggly and with her being an older bird...
  15. M

    Urgent Need advice and some help

    Hello! This is my 1st time own a bird or any pet. I wanted a pet for a long time, but was not allowed to. One day, I bought some budgies and now one for them is sick and in my country there aren't many vet hospitals for animals (and birds specially) , also due to covid, I'm not able to go...
  16. J

    Urgent Cockatiel Green Droppings

    Hey everyone, So since I got my cockatiel her droppings have been very green even if she's not had any greens to eat. Should I be concerned? I'm hoping nothing like parrot fever but from what ive looked up the droppings seem to match the description. Pearl (my cockatiel) doesn't have any other...
  17. sunnysara

    Video (Hormonal?) What is she DOING?

    My sun conure is 9 months old and has started to do this weird "walk" towards my phone, my hand, a charger. Is this hormonal behavior? She's still a baby isn't she? Here's a link to the video: https://linksharing.samsungcloud.com/ctnDbVrHDQ0U
  18. peachypjm

    zucchini !

    Hi all ! I'm gonna start feeding mercury zucchini, I was just wondering if you guys feed it raw or if you guys cook it? And can I feed him this every day with his other veggies or should this be a once a week thing? Thank you !
  19. J

    Heating Bird Room

    Hey Everyone, So I'm moving in a few weeks and will need a heater for the room my 2 budgies and cockatiel will be in. It's next to impossible to source a bird specific heater where I'm living even having trouble finding any online that have good reviews and will ship to Ireland in time. I have...
  20. J

    Urgent Budgie Respiratory Problems

    Hi Everyone, I noticed that my budgie Blu had a blocked nostril the other day as well as audibly panting after flying, and had, still has, a bit of a tail bob, I brought him straight to the vet, unfortunately there's no avian vet near me as there's only one in the whole country here. The vet...