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  1. M

    Health help!

    Hello I hope I am posting this in the right section but I do need help with my two eclectus. I had just gotten these two over the weekend. I am including pictures. I would love some input… to me the female looks in bad shape. Male might be molting? Do they look very sick? Female isn’t as active...
  2. M

    Breeder birds

    Hello, I need any help or advise. I am considering purchasing a pair of eclectus. The person I am going to purchase these birds from said he had them for two years and had 4 chicks over the two years. They are aged 6-7 years old. The female was always a breeder, the male was a pet turned...
  3. StarTrick

    Large aviary in Australia like the one linked?

    Howdy howdy, I'm moving out to a more rural area in QLD, Australia soon (avian vet still within a 3 hours drive, thankfully) but I'm looking to set up a massive space where my Eclectus can hang out during the day whilst my mother is with him at home and I'm out volunteering at clinics, farms...
  4. pubbykid

    wing flipping

    I recently had my Eclectus boarded when I went out of town so I had no control over her diet for a week. Tonight while watching her I noticed she was wing flipping, I have not noticed any toe-tapping but I would like to address the issue as soon as I can. She has two cuddle bones as well as a...
  5. Elmafudd2

    Intriqued Ring Neck!

    Hello all, We hoped you had a good blessed and enjoyable Christmas! Just a quick question, Sky our not terribly tamed blue Indian Ring Neck is utterly fascinated by our newest family edition Yoda the Eclectus. We have been keeping their cages well apart so that they can get used to each other...
  6. Elmafudd2

    A new member of the family!

    Hi all! First of all, have a very wonderful blessed Christmas and a safer New Year! My beautiful wife works at the Animal Welfare League here in Queensland and recently one of her reception staff informed her that she had no other choice but to give up her two parrots due to landlord issues...
  7. V

    Aggressive Electus?

    Two weeks ago I obtained a female eclectus parrot (a year or younger) that I was told was tame and did not bite. However on the second day of having her she did bite me when I was fixing a perch. It wasn't super hard, but it did hurt a lot as I have fibromyalgia (more intense pain). Needless to...
  8. StarTrick

    Avian Vet Won't Cut Eclectus' Nails

    Hello once again everyone! My eclectus is in desperate need of a nail trim, but I've been putting it off for so long. When we first got him, we took him into the only one within a 3 hour drive and our avian vet was very lovely and had loads of experience. We got him to do a full health check...
  9. flyzipper

    The Unusual Pet Vets - 'Gromits irritated sinuses

    I thought this was very interesting -- that a foreign object lodged in the choana was triggering respiratory issues. Hmm, sorry about that title, it was supposed to be, "The Unusual Pet Vets - Gromit's Irritated Sinuses".
  10. K

    Rehoming my ekkie

    Hi everyone, My name Katie and I’m new to the forum. I’ve had Kermit, my male eclectus parrot, for around 4-5 years now. Sadly, I may have to rehome him as I don’t think my home is a suitable environment for him anymore. Our household is very busy and loud and try as we might to make Kermit...
  11. N

    Help with Ekkie

    Hi everyone. We recently got a female eclectus parrot from a bird shop at the start of May. The bird shop wasn’t able to tell us her age but we believe she’s still a bit young because the tip of her beak isn’t fully black. Anyways first couple of weeks have just been adjusting (for her and us) -...
  12. S

    Are these stress bars?

    My little guy is 10 weeks old, just wondering about his feathers if they are normal? And to see what everyone else thinks, 1st time owning a ekky
  13. RadiantG

    Video Chew chew chew.... except it's my fingers! But I have an idea

    Milo's going through an 'I MUST CHEW ALL THE THINGS' phase. Thank goodness he chose this bag of LEGO today instead of my hands. Like he did yesterday XD While I found that playing with Lego together (all small parts taken away, of course) helps when he's in the mood to pull apart my things, I'm...
  14. N

    10 week old Eclectus with infection and PVD

    Hi all, sorry for the long back story. Miss Ruby is a 10.5 week old Eclectus. At 2 weeks old she was taken from her mum when it was discovered that she had taken three of her toes off. It must have happened very early as by the time she was taken, they looked completely healed and there was no...
  15. Zali_Jo

    Lost Eclectus (Found! update #4)

    We have lost a Male Eclectus Parrot!! Gippsland, Australia. He answers to the name Kirby and loves seed and nuts. He makes crow noises and says hello. Does anyone have any tips on finding lost birds?? Please help, Zali
  16. Firjohnson

    Budget Bird

    Hello! We are fairly new to Avian Avenue and for one of our first threads we'd like to bring up and discuss Budget Bird Enrichment and DIY toys and projects that don't hurt your wallet. Our Eclectus is a huge fan of handmade cardboard toys as well as loud "crinkly" toys. We find ourselves using...
  17. Twilight O

    Video Strange head movement?

    (Apologies if this is located in the wrong place, I am unfamiliar with forums.) My Eclectus -ICP- has been making the head movement periodically over the last two days. I have only had her for about a year, but in that time I have never noticed her doing this particular movement before? She is...
  18. Gokha

    Galah or Eclectus?

    Hi everyone! Couple of days ago i posted a thread about me looking for an addition to my mini flock. So after going through more than 30 shops in the same area, I couldn’t find a bird that’s in a good condition and at a reasonable price. Local shops seem to not care about the birds they’re...
  19. Zali_Jo

    Stubborn

    I adopted an eclectus parrot in February and he is very sweet but very stubborn. He is already 15 years old and we don't know what sort of family life he came from. We have taught him to say hello but he wont say or do anything else now. I have budgie that was a very fast learner and Kirby is my...
  20. bosh

    Eclectus weight

    Just a question for those who might have some insight. My SI Ekkie boy Pancho was hatched in mid-November 2019, so he's about seven months old now. When I last weighed him first thing yesterday morning, his weight was 292 grams. When I brought him home in late March, he was 308 grams, although...
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