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  1. M

    How to keep parrot lungs healthy

    Hello! I've made a couple other posts about my Meyer's parrot Trinity (who is displeased that I stopped scratching her to type this) and it seems like as soon as I get one issue dealt with, another pops up. The air quality in my city has tanked. Google Alberta wildfires for more information. My...
  2. papaya13

    Help me choose between two birds!

    After contacting 32 different breeders, bird stores, and rescues, I have 2 leads on potential Jardine’s! My breath caught the first time I found one- I’d gotten so many “sorry, we can’t help you”s that I was getting a little discouraged. So here’s the breakdown: A pair of 1 ¼ YO hand-fed...
  3. M

    Urgent: Ruptured air sac not healing

    I’ve been trying to get advice for this though my usual alleys but I’m not getting the information that I need so I’m trying a parrot forum instead. Birds are birds right? I have a baby chicken with a ruptured air sac which I have been treating for WEEKS now and it just isn’t healing. We went...
  4. Baileybea

    Momo beak peeling update - green cheek Conure flaky beak

    Hey! So I think I know what happened? Momo recently started waking up and chewing on her cage in the morning. She usually chirps for me to get her as soon as she wake up but started doing the chewing thing about a week or so ago. So I’m thinking maybe she went a bit to hard or something and it...
  5. Baileybea

    Worried about poor feather quality? Green cheek conure

    Hey again. I know I’ve been posting here a lot lately, I’ve just been really worried about Momiji, my green cheek conure. I’ve had her for about 3 years now and her feather quality just seems to be looking pretty rough. She’s a pineapple-turquoise mutation. I took her to her avian vet twice in...
  6. MatchasMom

    Awaiting a baby to be weaned!

    Hello! Nice to “meet” you all! So, I’ve been researching which type of parrot I’d be a good fit for, and have come down to two, which are both still a little while away from being weaned… It’s between a White Capped Pionus and a Cape Parrot, both of which I adore, but am having trouble deciding...
  7. H

    Lovebird only attacks my fingers

    Hi guys, I having trouble with petting my lovebird. I used to give him scratches on the neck and head, but lately he’s been avoiding my fingers. Whenever I try to touch him, he bites or fly away. But he has no problem landing on my palm or with kisses. What should I do? I really enjoy petting...
  8. L

    How long does it take for clipped wings to grow back

    unfortunately, while I was away my brother clipped my parrots' wings because when they were flying they kept hitting the wall, he thought they might hurt themselves because his friend's alexandrine broke her leg like that, I got 2 month old green cheek conure and alexandrine
  9. Summzz

    My little baby girl and best friend has passed, I need advice on how to help my other baby through it.

    I honestly thought I would never be posting this/ asking about this soon. I lost my 12-year-old baby girl on the 7th and I'm super distraught. I had gotten sick at the beginning of February and sadly wasn't able to take care of my babies for three days. My mom was looking after them (she knows...
  10. C

    Alexandrine Parrot scratching

    Hi! I have a 6-month old alexandrine Usually he grooms himself and I’ve seen him calm but today he was scratching some parts of his feathers really fast and intensely that it made me think he might have lice or something? ( he hasn’t had a bath it’s really cold in my country now ) And I can’t...
  11. A

    What Should I Do?

    Hello, I'm still learning how this forum works so I'm sorry if this thread is in the wrong place. For the last three days I've been suffering from something I can only call heartbreak. Three days ago I was taken to a store called Northside Ranch, Pet & Garden Center and I saw a white cockatoo...
  12. OWLSTAR

    My bird started biting my boyfriend, who she loved

    I have a 5 y/o green cheek conure named Kiwi (I know not very unique) and up until a few months ago she absolutely loved my boyfriend. I have owned her since she was 12 weeks old and lived with her all but 9 months. My boyfriend and I have lived together for the past two years and she has had...
  13. vuilos

    dark shade above lovebird beak?

    Hi everyone I am new here and I’ve been trying to look up on google about my concern regarding a almost brownish dark color above my birds beak, in which lead me here. I saw some other people were discussing about it but I wasn’t sure if they were talking about the same thing. They said it was...
  14. sydneytiel

    Advice needed!! Two plane flights in the same summer?

    Hi everyone (I hope I have chosen the right topic). I have been offered a summer job in the UK - which I'm really excited about - yet I would never take it if I couldn't take my birds with me. UK requisites apart, I would like to know your opinion because I am not sure what to do: is getting my...
  15. D

    HELP! Budgies excessively plucking feathers

    Hello, this is my first post so I am not really sure where to start. I have 2 budgies, Willow and Kiwi. Willow is approx 6-7 months old and Kiwi is 3-4 months. Willow was previously living with Basil, my older bird who passed suddenly from an allergic reaction to meds for a respiratory...
  16. A

    Abandoned baby budgie

    Hi! So i have a baby budgie that the mother rejected and threw it out of the nest. So i’m hand feeding it and i’m new to this. I’ve read online that we have to feed every 2 hours from 6am till midnight. Do i have to feed the baby at night as well after every 2 hours? Because i’ve read on...
  17. S

    Urgent Lovebird issue with wing

    Hi Everyone, I just wanted to get some input on my birds wing before I visit a vet to see if anyone has experienced the same with their bird and has any suggestions. I’ve noticed the right wing of my male lovebird Milo has been sticking out. I’m not sure what caused this but the wing sometimes...
  18. Tapew0rrm

    I feel like i dont understand him at all :(

    Hi! So, I've had my black capped conure for around 4 weeks now. And I'm aware that it takes way longer to bond with and be friends with a bird, but I feel like me and him just..don't understand each other? Or where to go? He's 6 years old, and I knew getting an older bird would be a bit...
  19. P

    Pictures GCC's beak

    Hello everyone, I have a Green Cheek Conure and my bird name is Mona from Mona Lisa. I looked Mona's beak looks weird so I want to know what should I do. Thank you for reading my post :heart:
  20. Azurabird

    Sick parrotlet

    My parrotlet, azura, recently became very lethargic and started vomiting her food. I also noticed that there was undigested grains in her feces, this was about two days ago. Yesterday she stopped vomiting but is still lethargic and still has undigested grains. I contacted all the vets in the...
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