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  1. mybluebirb

    Urgent IRN small bump/swelling around one eye

    I recently noticed that my indian ringneck parrot’s right eye has a little pinkish bump near it. here are some pictures of the bump, it’s a very very light pink and is a little swollen around her eye. I really hope it’s just due to her moult, she’s been going though a very tough moult, I’ve...
  2. Q

    Concerning behavior

    Hello! My cockatiel, a few days ago, started this weird behavior, which starts to concern me: He is scratching one eye with his wing and claws and keeps it closed. Besides that, he does readjust his crop everytime when he does that. Any idea what this may mean?
  3. T

    Urgent Conure eye Injury Help

    Hi there, My 14 year old green cheek conure, Toot, flew into the side of the table a week ago and badly injured his eye. I took him to the vet, they dye tested his eye, and told me that it was just badly bruised and essentially a black eye. I was given pain medication to help for a few days...
  4. Z

    Please help parrot eye problem

    Hello i have a 5 month old alexandrine who is active, eating, drinking, and playing. His diet is very good. Nothing has changed in his behaviour apart from the fact that his right eye seems to be itchy and the skin around the eye seems to be a little red. He doesnt blink normally with the right...
  5. L

    Need help

    I bought baby lovebird 3 days ago. i feed with hand. Everything good. But i noticed tiny dot he the eye. He is blinking a lot. So i tried clean he eyes with cotton but didn't work. What can i do? Pls help me. i could't know what must i do.
  6. Tenleigh

    Brown in eye

    My cockatiel have brown gooey in his top of his right eye. I just notice it today and I’m a little worried if something will happen to his eye. He is closing his eye normal and it doesn’t seem to bother him. It looks like it can come out but I don’t want to touch it until I know what it can be...
  7. Joe Henderson

    Neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and dexamethasone ophthalic

    I’m my budgie has some red on his eyelid the vet prescribed the medicine I have listed on the top . But vet rx says don’t use this in birds , they said use one drop 3x a day. Has anyone ever used this stuff ?
  8. chutik

    Urgent Green cheek conure closed eye

    My pineapple green Cheek conure has suddenly started closing her right eye and when I held a light it seems like her eye is red and possibly has bleeding on the inside of her eye( but I am not 100% sure) she is constantly scratching the eye and seems sleepier and calmer than usual around this...
  9. A

    Retinal Detachment/Blindness

    Hello, I wanted to join this forum to give back all the help and information that I have gotten so that if someone were to Google this information it might be helpful to them like it was for me. I have a 10 year old lovebird named Kai who is fully flighted as of right now. On Saturday October...
  10. layinlow

    Conjunctivitis or normal cockatiel eye?

    Hello! I will be going on vacation soon for about 10 days and leaving my precious baby with my sister. He is 4 years old, but a few months ago I noticed this slight ‘inner eyelid’ thing that he has going on. It is symmetrical on both eyes. He does not overly watery eyes or any gunk coming out of...
  11. A

    Urgent Bird has a sore next to his eye?

    My baby sun Conure (about 5 months) looks like he has a purple sore on the skin around his eye. So far he’s been acting and eating as normal but I’m fairly certain that a nasty looking sore is NOT NORMAL. What is it, and should I contact my vet?

    Help! Blind Dove

    Hi! I'm new to the forum here and new to bird ownership! ( I am aware of bird care, I grew up around exotic birds and I used to volunteer at an exotic bird sanctuary. I haven't ever owned one because my father does not like the noise). ANYWAY... I just rescued a 20 yr old blind white male dove...
  13. B

    Eye Surgery

    Does anyone have experience with budgie eye removal? I may have to choose between an eye removal (likely expensive and with uncertain outcome) and euthanasia. My bird was attacked by another parakeet and has other injuries including having a portion of scalp ripped off and lacerations. Has...
  14. Atomiklan


    Before starting, we really need a new subforum for avian physiology... So was just sitting with Lada and learned something completely new. I feel like maybe I knew this about birds at one point in my life long ago, but still, I was SHOCKED by this when I saw it! Lada has a semi transparent...
  15. B

    Urgent Cockatiel eye and nose redness

    Attached is a photo of the infected area, pardon his poopy beak, he wouldn't let me clean it off. He has been acting normally and breathing normally though he has undergone some stress since his cage mate died suddenly on Sunday. The onset of infection happened during the day and I am putting...
  16. C

    Urgent HELP my blue and gold macaw has red puffy itchy eye

    hello, the past few nights i have heard my macaw sneezing in the middle of the night. (she sleeps in the same room as me) and i didn't think much of it because during the day she doesn't at all... but tonight she clearly has an irritated eye and is keeping it closed and itching it. I am...