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  1. M

    Feeling sadness and guilt. Looking for thoughts.

    *Long read-thankful for any advice* Four weeks ago my life was changed when I brought home my baby conure Billie. Two days ago it changed again when she passed away. She was just four months old, and my heart is broken to pieces. Our little family was me, my boyfriend, and Billie.. who we had...
  2. T

    Baby Lovebird Advice

    I've got a bit of a wild story, and I'm looking for advice from some lovebird experts... I live in Phoenix, AZ, and for those of you who do not know, we actually have a thriving population of African lovebirds (the populations started from birds that escaped from pet stores). They only survive...
  3. Saya

    Growing up and growing wings

    My baby starling (they are legal to keep as pets) has, in the past 4 days, gained the ability of flight (he's about 3 to 4 weeks old). He has started getting into really high places where I'd prefer him not be such as on top of ceiling fans and on cabinets. He is the sweetest little thing and...
  4. Hriday_the19th

    3-week GCC {help!!!}-IlivinINDIA.

    Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum. I did my research on which bird would be best for me and fell in love with green cheeks and am planning to buy a new this week. so went to this so-called aviary who was more of a bird breeder who doesn't like to be called so. he showed me 4 green cheek...
  5. E

    Should I get it? or no?

    58 days hand rasied male Eclectus baby. As a beginning, please give some advise on this bird base from these pictures. Thanks everyone! Parents are healthy and no peaking feather histories. I think he got a really cute face. <58days> <55days>
  6. L

    Help taming my baby lovebird??

    I have just recently purchased a male lovebird from a bird store two days ago. The vendor said he was still a baby so it would be easy to train. He said in order to train it I have to grab it from its cage and take it outside and get it used to my hands? I am skeptical about this because the...
  7. L

    Help taming my baby lovebird??

    I have just recently purchased a male lovebird from a bird store two days ago. The vendor said he was still a baby so it would be easy to train. He said in order to train it I have to grab it from its cage and take it outside and get it used to my hands? I am skeptical about this because the...
  8. issajoy

    Macaw weights?

    Hi everybirdie, I was wondering what most of your macaws weigh, and how old they are, ect. My Ollie weighed 787g when she was weighed at the vet at the beginning of November, I weighed her today for the first time (scale FINALLY came in the mail), and she's only up to 830g. I was wondering if...
  9. A

    Baby Pionus crying

    Hi i just got a white capped pionus baby male who is around 10 weeks old. He is being handfed by me twice a day and he also eats small baby pellets. I noticed that when he is in his cage he's quiet but when i hold him he keeps making a repetitive crying noise and moving his head up and down. he...
  10. issajoy

    Pictures Surprise gender reveal?

    Hi! As some of you may know, I recently adopted my beautiful Ollie at the beginning of November... Well when we met Ollie, the breeder was SOOOOOOO sure Ollie was male. I've had past experience with a tortoise being told it was one gender when really it was the other, so of course I got DNA...
  11. Whoviana

    Pictures She's almost here!

    We decided a while ago to get a CBC companion for our GCC, Sunflower. The breeder sent pictures today. She'll be ready to come home by the end of the month! This is Cherry Blossom. This is Sunflower playing. I hope she likes her new sister!
  12. B

    Which one should I adopt?

    Hi, all. I'm a newly registered member here, and looking for advise on adopting my very first Congo African Grey. My husband and I have decided that we're ready to get a parrot. We've done the research, brought toys, treats, cage, t-stand, food, etc. We don't have any kids, nor intend to in...
  13. Rivka

    Help me with my baby conure

    My sun conure is 4 months and still gets formula 2x a day. In the morning she won't eat seeds and only beg for formula and the night I give her some to fill her crop up bcs also when she eats seeds her crop never feels full like it does when she has formula. Even when I see her eating seeds, she...
  14. Whoviana

    Pictures Conure #2 is happening

    After a bit of research and some helpful advice from all of you, my husband and I have decided that we are going to get another conure. Sunflower is a 5 month old cinnamon GCC. She is so much fun and so friendly. My husband is a student and I am a teacher, so we have to go back to school and...
  15. S

    Urgent Legs Not Working

    Seven week old cockatiel, had been badly stunted. I finally got him to grow and such, and though he's still around a week or so developmentally behind his siblings, he is finally growing and thriving. This morning a I went to check on him, and his legs weren't working, couldn't hold his weight...
  16. Whoviana

    Conure Nibbles

    New bird mom here. My husband and I just got the cutest little three month old cinnamon GCC and we love her to death. She loves to nibble and she is so smart. She has learned not to bite hard when grooming our fingers, ears, noses, eyebrows, etc. However, she continuously latches onto our lips...
  17. E

    New Baby

    Hello all - I posted a few weeks ago about deciding on a new FID. I finally decided, and found the new family member. She is a beautiful female Ekkie ~ 3 months old. She is not fully weaned yet, so she may not be home for another month (possibly longer). However, I've paid a deposit to hold...
  18. Nimily

    New (human) baby soon...

    Hi everyone! I am the proud momma of a Lesser Sulfur Crested Cockatoo named Crocky, and a CAG named Henry. My husband and I are trying to start a family, and I wanted to know if anyone has any advice about how to make this a smooth transition for the birds. I'm not really worried about Henry...
  19. Nightingale

    Baby lovebird sneezing in presence of wildfire smoke in the environment.

    We had several wildfires in our area today; the air is thick with smoke and I have done my best to keep my house smoke free (due to my asthma and bird companions). I have 3 baby peach faced lovebirds, all are 4 weeks old. One is sneezing a bit with watery discharge ... no other symptoms. I know...
  20. BirdDad

    Unhappy Cockatiel

    I have had a cockatiel for two months now (she is currently 6 months old.) and she seems terribly unhappy. She has a sizable cage, a large selection of toys and I try to provide her with as much interaction as I can. She is hand-tamed although she doesn't seem to crave human companionship. I am...