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  1. S

    Chewing wood: any risk a parrot can eat it?

    Hello everyone! I have a question related to wood toys. The parrot of my family (a senegal) for like 1 year did not care about his toys. Recently he started to get interested in them and while we are happy he does, we also wonder if there could be a risk he could eat wood instead of just...
  2. ZY28

    Agressive head bobbing??? Regurgitation???

    Hi, I have a 6 month old GCC and I have noticed that he does this agressive head bobbing while he was eating - ??? . He did it fourth times in a row today while he was not eating as well. I'm not sure if he is adjusting his crop or if his regurgitating. Should I be worried??? Thank you.
  3. E

    Eating Pinecone and Bark

    Hi all, recently one of my birds has started eating non-food things. Firstly it was bark which I then took away, but now he's eating pinecone too. I know for a fact he's eating it because I can see it in his poop, little solid bits. At least I know it's coming out and not getting stuck in his...
  4. J

    My cockatiel is wiggling

    Hi guys, recently I noticed my cockatiel wiggling her head, sort of like a wave, usually after eating. It is not like a normal head bobbing. Is this common in Cockatiels? Is there anything I should do? Thanks in advance
  5. Mariam2020

    Cocktail 2 weeks old not begging for food.

    Hello everyone ; I have bought two baby cocktails four days ago , first I took them to an avian vet to check if they are healthy which they were . I took them home in noticed the bigger one named Nazoo did not beg for food at all , so I assumed she/he was scared of the new home she/he was in so...
  6. L

    Swallowed unhusked seed?

    Hi. A couple days ago while hand feeding my budgie, I mixed some Harrison’s super fine pellets into the formula because I heard that as baby budgies wean, their parents will start to make the food they regurgitate more solid (I’m not going to do this anymore because I don’t want to risk...
  7. P


    Hi everyone I have one 20 days old opaline lovebird (baby). His name is kiki. 4 days ago he was suffering from mucuse vomiting. Don't know why! I took him to vet, now vomiting stop. But he is eating to less than before and sleeping most of the time. Please help what should I do ? I'm very...
  8. alyssanor


    how much apple sauce can a budgie eat a day , also i think i am giving them apple cinnamon , i will buy unsweetened soon tho
  9. Cannie

    Cockatiel too excited to eat, too hungry to hang out (desperate for help)

    My cockatiel's name is Starscream, she's 4 years old and I got her on September 13, 2019. She was originally a breeder's bird but the breeder didn't want her anymore so Star was sold to me as a pet. She was extremely hand shy and I trained her myself. She now loves coming out of her cage...
  10. conureluv

    Urgent Could be chocolate injested?!

    Percy was biting my fingernails, when I realized there was chocolate underneath them. I can’t remember how much there was or which finger it was, but I’m still concerned. Anything I can do to make sure he’s not sick?
  11. nessielove

    Lovebird not eating enough?

    I am a bit concerned about my lovebirds eating habits. She is currently on pellets and chop and gets millet everyday as a training treat. However, she only eats around 1/2 tablespoon of pellets. From what I’ve heard most people give their lovebirds 1-2 tablespoons a day. However, she’s been...
  12. B

    Conure chick refusing food and vocalizing

    Hi, I have a GCC chick, 4.5 weeks old. He is starting to take less at each feeding (fed 4X/day). He has a strong feeding response initially (bobbing), mouths occasionally (like swallowing/tonguing like adult, which I've read is normal in slow hand-fed birds), then after about 5-7 cc's, usually...
  13. Nestum

    Cockatiel turns away from the syringe

    So has you may or may not know, I have a 9 week cinnamon pearl pied Cockatiel named Socrates, who's in the process of weaning I give him formula when I come home and before going to sleep, always allowing the crop to empty. But lately he hasn't been eating when I come home. His crop doesn't...
  14. Whoviana

    Conure suddenly eating a lot

    Sunflower is a 6mo gcc. She likes to forage and garbage eat, but she usually spends her time playing, preening, napping, and bothering my husband. Today, she has eaten a lot. She has been eating from her bowl for a couple hours now, and she has eaten an usually large amount today. Should we be...
  15. N

    Green Cheek eating molted feathers

    My husband and I just got a green cheek conure a few months ago and is our first and only bird. I stay at home while he works so I spend a lot of time with her and so does my husband when he is home. She has started to molt and I noticed that she eats her feathers when they fall off. Is that...
  16. aquagreen

    Bird ate sunflower seed shells

    I rarely feed my bird sunflower seeds, but just gave her some and she ate the shells as well, probably two or three of them. Should I be super worried? Does anyone have experience with this?
  17. Quill

    Linnie won't drink from bowl?

    my 10 week old Linnie, which I have already introduced in another thread, doesn't seem to drink from his/her bowl. He eats the seeds he has in one bowl but I haven't seen him drink from the water bowl. I've misted him and after I do that, he starts to lick the water off of his perches. Should I...