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  1. Teza2plays

    New Friend?

    My first budgie recently passed and I was wondering if I should wait to get another parrot? I currently now have a budgie and a cockatiel that lived with my late budgie. They’ve all lived together for little over a year and I’m not sure if I should wait or get a new budgie/parrot soon. I was...
  2. R

    Urgent my budgie has a scratch/wound on his cere, i'm not sure if it's normal

    i'm not sure of the particular reason for this but a few hours ago, my budgie had a scratch on his nose. i didn't notice it at the time but i've noticed it now. i attached his nose before and after. if it's bad what should i do?
  3. LiefDuivel

    Hanging sideways on the wall of the cage?

    Recently my budgie Genji (7) has been hanging onto the wall of the cage, sideways, a lot. Specifically its next to his cuttle bone. There's a perch leading right up to it, but he'd rather chew on it while hanging sideways I suppose. That's all well and good, but often time he doesn't even chew...
  4. Z

    Urgent Budgie is making gurgling sounds when breathing (not consistent but enough to be noticeable)

    My rescue is making these noises when breathing, not always, I notice he does it when he’s stressed or sometimes at night (not beak grinding). I’ve been looking all over for similar situations but so far found no other posts or people talking about what it could possibly be. See Link for video...
  5. R

    Video Should I separate by two budgies?

    I'll cut to the chase, taming my two budgies is fine but i've been growing increasibly more worried about how aggressive they are with eachother, the cage is big with a decent amount of perches, each one has a bowl for food and a place to drink from but they still fight in a way that really...
  6. R

    Progress with my budgies

    My budgies have been slowly getting accustomed to me, and after flying away for a couple of times they've come to ,somehow, trust me more than they did before trying to make a run for it. They eat out of my hands and consistently get onto it to eat, they don't get spooked if i put a finger in...
  7. Cutieburb

    Kaeya won’t leave room.

    Hi Everyone, first time poster here! I have a cute female budgie named Kaeya, she’s a solo bird because either my mom or I am always home - so she’s never really alone. She has her own room connected to the living room, kitchen, and dining room; so she hears us for the majority of the day...
  8. Ren

    New Budgie Acting Odd

    I've had Tobi (budgerigar) for 3 days now. He's eating little (but often) and drinking but hes constantly fluffed up and very quiet... even when out of his cage. I'm not sure if he's just not settled in or something is wrong... we didn't have this sort of behaviour from our other budgies and...
  9. M

    Hello. Owner of Lorikeet, Cockatiel and Budgie.

    Hello. My name is Sarah. I own 3 birds, Rainbow Lorikeet named Lozza, Cockatiel called Benji and Budgie named Tweety. Lozza is a very cheeky happy girl. Benji is a self loving cheeky boy. Tweety is a shy little cranky looking dude but a cutie. I don't know their ages really but Lozza is a...
  10. LiefDuivel

    Wait for check-up, or call emergency line?

    So my 7yp Budgie, Genji, is going for his pshycial/general check up on Tuesday, but he seems a bit off and I wanted to check if it sounds like I should call the emergency line, or wait until his appointment (pending worse symptoms of course) Hes been a bit less social with me, nipping at me and...
  11. G

    Is my conure making my budgie hormonal?

    Hi everyone, my female budgie (Ocean) and my female pineapple conure (Zendaya) are extremely close. So close that I believe that Zendaya is making Ocean hormonal. Ocean constantly lays eggs but immediately abandons them and will go right back to feeding Zendaya. I’m just trying to figure out if...
  12. Zygodactylous

    Budgie cere changed color—Normal or needs vet?

    Hi everyone, I adopted this little friend, Banana, one year ago from a local rescue. I was told they were male but now I am not sure. I don’t know their age. The entire time I’ve had them, they have had a pale bluish cere. Today I noticed it is a solid reddish brown. Is this a normal thing for...
  13. LiefDuivel

    Budgie seems confused, not sure if i should be worried

    My 7 year old budgie, genji, has had no health issues in the years I've had him, and been really healthy. But in the past few days he's been exhibiting strange behavior? Sometimes, usually when I am near the cage, or he's out of the cage with me, he'll stop and tilt his head side ways or crane...
  14. StygianEchoes

    Is this safe as a liner?

    I cannot buy any conventional trays for the bottom of my cage, as it’s too big. So I need to find an alternative. After looking around for a bit, I’ve come across this company called G Floor. I was wondering if these rubber mats (used for garage flooring) would be safe for budgies. I’m most...
  15. ASmallBirb

    Suspected Broken Blood Feather Help (With Additional Issues Due To Recently Passed Away Partner)

    Hi everyone! So, first thing, a quick little hello again! I was on this forum a little bit a few years back, but then got busy, and didn't use it for so long that I forgot I even had an account XD But I am very glad to be back now! Now, to the bigger point at hand here: My two and a bit year...
  16. Limon

    Is coconut oil safe for budgies?

    It's going to be my first time baking birdie bread for Limon and I was wondering if it's ok to grease a ceramic ramekin with coconut oil. I've heard parchment paper isn't the safest so I'm at a loss for what to use instead.
  17. C

    Leg band help please

    My budgie passed last night and I really want to know what his leg band represents? Anyone know what a purple band with the letters BBF 5032 means? He was rescued in Omaha, Nebraska @ 2017. Thank you!
  18. Limon

    Mysterious thing on budgie's feet

    Could anyone identify what this is on my budgie's feet? She's had it ever since I got her, which was back in March. At first I thought it was mites, but she isn't showing any symptoms that suggest that e.g: crustiness around the cere, sneezing and breathing problems. Could it be tiny feathers...
  19. StygianEchoes

    Bird Safe Mats?

    I’ve recently ordered a large outdoor cage for my budgies that will be kept indoors. The problem is that it doesn’t come with a bottom tray, so I’m going to have to find or make my own. I was wondering if anyone knows of any bird-safe material that I could use to cover the bottom with? Would a...
  20. B

    adult budgie that can't fly?

    hi. i made this account just to post this as i'm not quite sure what to do. i have two budgies, male brothers, who are a little under two years old (they turn 2 in june). both are happy, healthy and active. they were purchased from a breeder and their wings have NOT been clipped. the first...