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bird advice

  1. lolmcr

    Amazon Question

    Hey everyone! I just joined this forum today to ask a couple questions about my (45 ish) orange winged amazon. Lately, Ive been noticing a weird smell every morning coming from his cage. Ive noticed its coming from the bigger piles of poop he has at the bottom of the cage. I've been smelling his...
  2. YogiBird

    Screaming and body language

    Im trying my best to provide him with good communication, toys, food etc. But this is what happens during the weekend only! Hes fine during the week, but then he gets like this during the weekend. He has fresh food, water and i played with him! What more does he waaaannnttt please help (File...
  3. dougk1989

    Bird proofing the house

    Just received a rescue Amazon. I love him so much and I'm bird proofing the house. I removed all non stick cookware and things with Teflon or PTFE. Including even irons and ironing boards and hair straighteners. My question now is, are things like microwaves, toasters (not air fryers or toaster...
  4. T

    Advice when leaving bird

    I have had this lovebird for around eight months (unsure of gender, referring as "her"), and I absolutely love her. My family and I work from home, so we always have her flying around the home, eating fresh foods, and bonding with us. She is always sitting on one of our shoulders or playing...
  5. S

    I need help choosing a new conure (crimson bellied conure owner's give me your advice)

    Last year I was going to get a new bird but because of some personal issue, I had to give up the crimson I was just about to buy. Now that that personal issue have cleared up and I have most of the stuff needed for the conure (cage, toys, bowls), I started looking for some hand reared conures...
  6. BourkesKid

    Would I be able to cohabitate a bourkes parrot and a lovebird?

    Hello. One of my bourkes parrots recently died and I am looking for a new friend for the other one. I do not want it to be a ground forager due reasoning about my other bird’s death that I will not get into. Would I be able to cohabitate a lovebird and a bourkes parrot? What sex would be the...
  7. tameem

    Leaving bird home for vacation. Advice?

    Some context: It's a 5.5 year old cockatiel, been with us for the majority of its life. From what I know it only likes to be outside of the cage and prefers eating and drinking if out of the cage. We only use the cage for vet visits. On the 21st (figured I'd look for answers in advance), we will...
  8. P

    Urgent Accidentally fell asleep with my green cheek, he crawled under me

    Hi, I've been reading advice on this forum for a while, and never thought I'd be the one posting my emergency. Today I was lying down with my green cheeked conure named PeeWee. I do this sometimes but rarely, and always stay awake to watch him. He enjoys his downtime with me. However, this time...
  9. AdVance477

    Considering Rehoming My Feathered Friends

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forums and joined so I could share my thoughts with others on this topic. This is going to be a long post and a bit of a ramble, so apologies in advance. :( For the past year and a half or so I have been considering rehoming my three birds. I have my...
  10. S

    Urgent Cyst?

    My 45 yr old Amazon was biting his shoulder for almost 1 years and a small scab like developed l. We took him the vet and he said he didn't see any growth. Then it got large so we took him to a new vet. She said it looked like a tumor. After that it grew large within days. We sent her pictures...
  11. urvogel

    going on vacation and cant take my cockatiel help

    im gonna be on vacation with my mum for 4-5 nights and cant take my cockatiel with me and now i cant sleep for two nights stressing about it, the good thing is i have someone to take her while im away (my dad) but my problem is he never had a bird so for her to have out of cage time is not an...
  12. nekogaby

    Color in my bird droppings

    Greetings, I hope you are doing well. I have a 20 year old Psittacara finschi, he is my whole world. This year I took him for revision with an avian pet and he told me he seemed healthy but changed his diet to a more fruits/vegetables based one. From what I recall, his droppings have always...
  13. urvogel

    Urgent broken blood feather

    Hello i recently got a baby cockatiel from a private pet breeder when i came home today he somehow managed to break one of the tail blood feathers and was bleeding luckly i managed to stop the bleeding, ona scale of 10(10 being the worst scenario) the bleeding was 4, the broken feather fell off...
  14. berrynkiwi

    No more pellets left for my birds

    I ordered pellets for my budgies around 6 days before it ran out and the order said it would arrive in 3 days. There was a huge delay and it now says it will take 5 more days for the pellets to be delivered to my house. Unfortunately, there aren't many pet stores near my area and the ones that...
  15. berrynkiwi

    How do I get my budgies to eat bird chop from their bowl?

    I've had my (2) budgies for 8 months now. They eat vegetables happily but when I make chop for them, they don't eat much, even though I use different the veggies (and grains) every 3 days. However, when I feed them veggies from my hand they eat all of it!. How do I get them to eat the chop I...
  16. Rio&Friend

    Something problem to my bird eye (sad update#7)

    I don't know what happened but suddenly my bird eye is injured. Please tell me :budgie:ASAP
  17. J

    Bird lost his bottom beak

    We don’t know what happened but I’m pretty sure he was at the top of the door and one of the kids closed the door while he was on top. Anyways we are devastated. Took him to the vet and ran us up almost $2000 but we love him so it’s totally worth it. We haven’t seen him back yet but the dr said...
  18. C

    My budgie doesn’t seem interested in me

    I have been working with my budgie for a few months now. He used to jump up onto my hand and seemed interested in being with me. He started biting when I put my hand in the cage roughly 2 weeks ago. I have worked on the biting and he does it less now. But he doesn’t seem interested in me anymore...
  19. Tenleigh

    4th of July with birds

    Hi! I only had my cockatiel for a couple months, he’s just a baby and haven’t experienced fireworks or bright lights and sounds. Are birds scared of fireworks, should i be worried for 4th of July?? Any tips or information would be so helpful!!
  20. B

    Cockatiel suddenly became aggressive!

    I got my sweet pied cockatiel at just 7 weeks old, he was the only surviving chick of the litter so got lots of 1 on 1 time as well as hand fed.Ive I've had him for about 2 months? He has always been extremely tame, loved cuddles and pets, and has never shown any aggression. I have one other...