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    Sick

    Hello my bird Kiwi has AGY and was given Amphotercin B she’s about to be on it for 5 days now! But she still regurgitates her food and eats it back up. She sits all day and sleeps. However she is drinking SOOO much water and eating a lot. She occasionally plays but goes back to sleeping. I’m...
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    advice: rehoming my cockatiel

    Hi everyone, im making this post for advice. I'm was thinking about possibly rehoming my 6 year old female cockatiel :( (which is absolutely devastating for me to even think about). For some context, I got her when I was in high school after my brother got a cockatiel (who unfortunately died)...
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    Cockatiel suggestions

    Hi, I got a cockatiel for 4-5 days now, he is not tame really afraid of hands and some other stuff (Millet stick) First two days when I would change/clean his food bowl, he'd get really scared and flop around his cage while I was trying to get his food and water, even though I'd softly talk and...
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    Cockatiel dark poop

    I have a six year old cockatiel and all day today she has had black-looking droppings that are dark brown if looked at closer. She is acting completely normal (eating and drinking etc) so i'm not sure if I should be worried. I did take her to see my mom 4 days ago who has a conure and a yellow...
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    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...
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    New 2 y/o female tiel suddenly aggressive after a month.

    Hello! I currently own two cockatiels. Bébé was my first, who just turned four. She came from a shizzty bird store but at least seemed to be parent raised and grew up with other tiels. She has always been very timid but in time became a very sweet and curious tiel. However because of her...
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    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...
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    Cockatiel doing weird stance

    Sometimes my baby cockatiel will stand and spread his wings around and I don’t understand why. It looks different than his other stretches for his wings. Is he upset
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    Cockatiel keeps crying

    My cockatiel is 8 weeks old I just got him and he constantly baby cries I started hand feeding him again baby formula and he still eats his adult food he was on when I got him and give him fresh food and water everyday but he still baby cries he’s out of cage almost of the time he’s been wanting...
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    Urgent Elderly cockatiel having seizures

    Quick overview so I can post something faster. I’ll add a detailed description after this. Elderly female cockatiel, assumed 24, rescue of about four years. Suddenly having seizures.what can I do?
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    Cockatiel eggs help!

    So my 8 year old Lutino cockatiel laid eggs for the first time in years. I’m worried she might be caring for the egg too much. I have a camera set up to monitor her. For the past 2 days she hasn’t been eating or drinking. My 2 year old male cockatiel isn’t helping her either. Today I forced her...
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    Male Cockatiel getting really aggressive

    I have two cockatiels. My male cockatiel, 11 years old, has suddenly gotten really aggressive. Whenever try to change water or food in the cage, he comes to bite my hand. He also comes aggressively to the edge of the cage even when I pass by it. This behavior is completely new and never happened...
  13. cattwin27

    Cockatiel twitches and tics

    I have two birds. One named Rikari and one named Mayo. Mayo is about 5 or 6 months old, she often makes noise such as raspberrys, pica boos, and other normal bird sounds. But sometimes she has little almost “spazzes ”. She would have random moments where she would make every noise she knew...
  14. 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...
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    Urgent Cockatiel bloody nose

    My 2 year old cockatiel just sneezed and some blood came out. I immediately called my vet but they can't see her until a week from now. I still made the appointment but in the meantime I'm so scared for her and I don't know what to do. She's still eating and drinking and it might just be because...
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    Help! My 3mth cockatiel is eerily quiet

    Please help.. I brought home a 3mth old cockatiel yesterday. It has been in the same position where I left it, no movements and not a single sound. I have not seen it eat or drink by itself. It nibbed on some millet when I hand-fed it but that was it. It is tamed and is not afraid of hands. I am...
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    Pictures My 2 year old Cockatiel

    Hello, I have decided to join the site. My bird, Charlie, is 2 years old. She has been doing very well since I moved about a year and a half ago. I got Charlie from Omars Exotic Birds and she has gotten much bigger. These are pictures from 2020 when I got her at the pet store vs now. -Matt
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    Found a canary but own a cockatiel

    This afternoon a neighbor gave my mom a white canary he found at his door, thinking it was hers(it wasn’t). She took it inside and it’s currently staying in my room uncaged. My mom wants to keep it saying she’ll buy a cage and everything for it tomorrow. The bird has no leg band but doesn’t...
  19. Hobgoblin

    Our first second bird

    A little over a year ago we got our first bird a two month old green cheeked conure we named Hobgoblin aka Hobs. Over the course of the year he has become a bright, snuggly, fun little bird. We enjoy him very much. Yesterday we decided to add to the flock and brought home a 5 month old pearl...
  20. EmiLemon

    New Caique Owner!

    Hello! I have a cockatiel, Nova, that’s 1.5 years old and recently adopted a caique I was told is around 3 years old. I didn’t get into parrots until a little over a year ago and am learning as much as I can when I have time. My caique, Loki, is such a fun and intelligent little guy. I’ve only...
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