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  1. snapeybird

    Urgent COCKATIEL BLEEDING ON WING/SHOULDERS HELP IMMEDIATELY!!

    So it was around 10:30am and my bird was chill, it was fine sat next to me on a perch, very tame and lovely, but he started freaking out for no reason and flew into at least 3 walls and now it's bleeding from the image you can see here, I'm not sure what to do, I've put water on the injury and...
  2. shinji_03

    Air freshener question

    I've had my green cheek conure for about a year and I haven't tried using air fresheners/fragrances in his room until now. I got a Febreze Light Lavender plugin with no heavy perfumes, but I read online that they still aren't safe around birds, despite them not having aerosol. I currently have...
  3. parry_blue

    New bird energetic

    Is something wrong with my bird? I just got my second parrotlet today. My first parrotlet is very chill but my new one is super energetic. He is around 5 weeks, He was very scared and chill and first, suddenly he flies around the cage, rips tissues, bumps into the cage, and more. Then, around 5...
  4. S

    My 1.5 months old cockatiel not taking formula, she is eating seeds by it's own

    Yesterday i got a lutino cockatiel, it's name is phoenix (i don't know the gender as the pet shop owner said it can be told after 4-5 months), i am giving him seeds and he drinks clean water. He is able to eat and drink on his own and also through my hand when i pick him and put some seeds on...
  5. 123delrey

    stressed out cockatiel :(

    recently, my family got a new cockatiel after our beloved conure passed away. this cockatiel is 10 years old and we adopted him from a shelter. we have had him for about a week and he is very anxious. he will start screaming at the top of his lungs, he bites and attacks everyone, he chews on his...
  6. T

    Bed bug treatment

    Hello I have a mild bedbug problem and a lovebird. My apartment was treated today and I took my lovebird with me to be safe. It has been about 4 hours since they finished treating it. They only sprayed certain areas so the whole apartment is not saturated. All the windows are open and fans are...
  7. B

    My lovebirds are terrified of me and fly away whenever i come near them (how do i tame 2 lovebirds)

    Hi there, sorry if this is in the wrong catergory i wan't sure where to put it as this is my first post (on any forum website) Details: 2 Black masked lovebirds. Pet store we got them from said they were about 8 months (don't know if true or not) Both male and are bonded to one another. I...
  8. P

    Need help choosing between a Budgerigar and a Cockatiel!

    Hi everyone! I’m new here. We’ve been thinking of purchasing a new bird for a while now and we’ve narrowed it down to a budgie and a cockatiel. We used to have a green budgie, but unfortunately he passed away back in 2020 after 9 years. We love budgies but we feel that a new one might never...
  9. BirdiLover

    Bird has a foul smell on the beak, what to do?

    Yesterday I noticed that my greenfinch was lethargic and started smelling foul around the beak. He pooped normally which didn’t smell unusual but he didn’t want to eat, drink or do anything. After a few hours he became active again and started to recover from this lethargic state. He even wanted...
  10. A

    911 My bird (cockatiel) got hit by the ceiling fan

    HI, my bird named JD just a few mins ago got hit by the ceiling fan. It is night in my country so all the vets are closed. I have applied a antiseptic healing solution, WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO NOW??? Someone please help me
  11. Nikelbirds

    I need some help

    Ermmmmmm, so I came here in regards to my two birds (who are both in my introduction post if you wanna see them Not sure if this is the right place to ask stuff since I’m quite new but I wanted to say it here So uhm, first of all, I don’t have financial control over what my birds get, they’re...
  12. P

    Kakariki - Food aggression

    So I've had my Kakariki for just over five months now and for the first 2 months everything was fine. Maybe about 3 months ish he has becoming quite aggressive when I try to remove his food out of his cage, I only do this when I need to change food or give him a top up. He will see my hand...
  13. Shilpa

    Wild bird possibly looking for a nest

    Hi! Its been a while since I have been on here but I have a question. I live in an apartment with a patio and I set bird feeders outside. I also leave out rabbit food pellets, carrots, nuts (for squirrels), and sometimes peanut butter for a special treat. Right around this time last year, only...
  14. A

    They are comfortable with me and like to snuggle but freak out when I try to pet them ?

    Hi all! Ive had my conures just under a month now (kiwi the pineapple conure) (durian the green cheek) as of late ive been getting mixed messages from them. For example they love snuggling in my hoodie, playing with my hair, and are comfortable perching on my hand, etcetera however when I try to...
  15. Hipcricket

    Stinky Poo

    Hi! I have a (possibly dumb) question; does Budgie poop smell?? I keep my cage pretty clean, wipe down daily, change paper every other day, wash everything down monthly. Well I missed a day after dealing with a family emergency and I noticed a slight ... odor? Kind of sulpherous? A little rank...
  16. Moon Bird

    Identifying my conures Band

    So I’m super new to this “site” but I need help...! I have a conure that i desperately want to know the age of or where he’s from to ask questions about him.. I don’t know how to identify him from his leg band though. It’s reads “EA CA 12893” and I don’t know that that means. Can someone please...
  17. MChiper

    Parrot in College? Travel?

    Hi all, I posted before regarding getting a bird for college; I was given very good advice to rather wait until I was in college or after graduation - so I am currently still bird-free. I know more about my schedule and the college policy on pets, etc. - it's very pet friendly and we may bring...
  18. S

    I bought Azalea wood perches & i’m unsure if i should give them to my lovebird or not.. Please help!!

    I bought Azalea wood perches online & at first i didn’t know that they were made out of azalea. I’ve searched online and it says that azalea wood is poisonous to birds, however, when i contacted the shop about this, they told me that it was safe and there’s no way that they would sell something...
  19. AceTheBudg

    What should I do about insurance for my bird?

    I have been trying to find pet insurance for my bird but many places don’t have a section for birds and if they do it’s only the kind with deductible claims. But I want an insurance that pays right then. I was wondering if i should just get a credit card and pay off the vet fees with it?
  20. M

    Severe macaw to the party!

    Hi everyone! I came across this forum and I’m excited to have people to talk about my bird with! I have a chestnut fronted macaw named Safari! He’s 7-10 years old! I’m very excited to make some new friends and learn some new exciting parrot stuff! Wanted to share some pictures! The humans are me...
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