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alexandrine parrot

  1. C

    How worried should I be able PBFD?

    Hello first post here but hoping I can get some help. Recently we had a baby rainbow lorikeet at our front lawn who couldn't fly and showed signs of having beak and feather disease (short tail and short wings) although at the time I didn't know how contagious it was. I scooped the baby up and...
  2. Z

    Please help parrot eye problem

    Hello i have a 5 month old alexandrine who is active, eating, drinking, and playing. His diet is very good. Nothing has changed in his behaviour apart from the fact that his right eye seems to be itchy and the skin around the eye seems to be a little red. He doesnt blink normally with the right...
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    New owner of a alexandrine parrot

    Hi! Yesterday I got an alexandrine parrot of 6-months old ( believed to be a male) He is kinda of aggressive and the first day he wouldn’t touch his food , my sister had to hand feed him some seeds from outside the cage. He also didn’t sleep. I traveled home and the travel went really well. When...
  4. EmmahJadee

    Is paw paw ointment safe for parrots

    Hi guys, I'm new here and have a question that I can't seem to find the answer for anywhere else. Does anyone know if paw paw ointment is safe for parrots? I'm asking because I'd like to apply it to my two alexandrines beak's as they are molting and peeling, I thought this may help the process...
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    Aggressive Alex

    Hello, I have a rescue Alexandrine that has a terrible fear of hands and arms. She’ll happily sit on my chest, head, shoulder and legs but will bite, attack and squawk at the mere sight/presence of my hands and/or arm. She is also petrified of the stick I have been trying to use to remove her...
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    can i mix an alexandrine and an amazon parrot?

    Eu tenho um papagaio alexandrino bebê e pretendo comprar uma amazona (amazona-de-frente-azul) em alguns meses. O aviário / gaiola tem 2 metros de altura e 3,5 metros de largura e é apenas para quando os pássaros dormem e quando eles têm que ficar sozinhos em casa (geralmente saem com eles, então...
  7. ravenousss

    I can't tell whether my bird is an Alexandrine or an IRN, help??

    My bird is 9 months old and I've presumed he is an Alexandrine Parakeet since that's what I was told when I got him, however, now that I look at more Alexandrine Parakeet images he doesn't seem to have that red spot on his wings like in the images I've seen. Sure, I understand not having the...
  8. L

    Alexandrine or Lord Derby? Help me decide please!

    Hello all! I have been looking to get a larger parrot for quite some time. I’ve owned many birds in the past my GCC passed last year and now I’m ready for another friend. In a perfect world, I would love a Grey but since they are out of my budget I was looking at either an IRN (love the colors)...
  9. SherbertDibdab

    New Alexandrine

    Hi all, I am new to this forum and new to owning a high needs kinda bird We were given our Alexandrine (Sherbert) about two months ago so it should be about 11 months old. It started off quite coy but was happy to step up onto our arm and make its way up to the shoulder (with a closed fist -...