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  1. J

    Lovebird picking feathers out - has been exposed to grass before

    This feather-picking behaviour began after quarantine so I haven't been able to get the vet as easily. A couple months ago, someone else in my family put our lovebird on the grass and outside in it's cage on multiple occasions. For a couple months now, the bird has been picking it's feathers to...
  2. HenryFinch

    Urgent Lump on blue gouldian finch head

    Hello everyone, this is my first post. My name is Sebastián Barco, I'm from Buenos Aires, Argentina, I'm 23 years old and I'm about to graduate as a computer engineer, but I've always been passionate about birds. I've lived with pet birds since i was born: 4 budgerigars, 5 canaries, 1 red...
  3. P

    Urgent Black toe, please help! I'm losing my mind??

    About a week ago I got a beautiful male parrotlet feom a breeder. I thought i had found a good breeder "Flybabies Aviary", however I am afraid I might have made a made the wrong choice. The poor guy is sweet but not at all ajdusted to my presence, he will accept millet from my hands but is not...
  4. M

    Do I need to provide water for 24 hours??

    Hi, In this summer time do I need to provide water in my parrot's cages for 24 hours?? or just provide it in morning and take it away in night?? Please let me know, Thanks
  5. R

    Urgent Cockatiel - Very mild swelling between Nostril and Eye, towards the Eye side

    Hello, I need help here, I wish to prevent anything from developing from this new very small swelling near the eye. Maybe swelling is a word too strong. It's very subtle. She's a cockatiel of almost 2.7 years of age by now. I fear it's an infection and I wanna know how I can prevent it from...
  6. BirdBonkers5

    Urgent What’s wrong with my canary?

    My canary Spice has been making a weird clicking sound lately. He started doing it last night, and it’s not consistent, but he does it every now and then. He also has been talking queitly, as though he’s struggling to make a sound. He’s never really been a vocal bird at all, but it’s noticeably...
  7. W

    Crimson Bellied Conure smells like spoiled fruit

    Hi all, I'm new to avian avenue and was wondering if anyone coupd help me out. I have 2 male crimson bellied conures, Archie has just turned 1 and Milo is about 10 months old and they constantly smell like spoiled fruit. It's quite strong and noticeable. Their faeces don't actually smell, it's...
  8. scremme

    Pictures Scary Bump (>_<)

    Hello guys, I’m hoping for some more opinions on something! A few months ago, I adopted a sweet baby boy and named him Cricket. He is currently about 4 months old and is going through his first molt. He has many pin feathers on and around his head right now, so the other night, I was...
  9. Z

    Lovebird poop

    hi guys, my lovebird’s poop has been odd lately and I want to know if I have to worry? He had metal poisoning 2 months ago. But has since been healthy and fine. This is his poop the past two days
  10. pepsix

    cockatiel biting/playing with tongue?

    hi all, my cockatiel pepsi has been constantly playing/biting her tongue since around noon-ish and i have been trying to research about it but all that's coming up is swollen tongues and bleeding tongues? her tongue doesnt seem to be bleeding but she is constantly biting it and i am concerned...
  11. L

    Chick health !

    The second egg of my tiels clutch just hatched yesterday . I also had to take one of chicks out because it had died yesterday . I went to the nesting box to check on the chicks and realized one of the two chicks was on the side of the box against the wall . I also found the dead one against the...
  12. L

    4 day old baby Tiel found dead.

    My cockatiel pair ( Piper and Lupin) just had their second clutch of eggs ever. There first clutch was a success and all 4 babies made it . The mom( piper ) laid four eggs and one of them hatched 4 days ago. This morning I checked the nesting box for any new hatchlings but found something I did...
  13. Skittles26

    Nail issue

    Hello! So I just got a new budgie yesterday and I have just noticed that the budgie has two toes (one on each claw) which the nail is growing upwards rather than downwards? I’m not entirely sure whether clipping the nail down would help? I have put a cuttle fish in the cage to see if it helps...
  14. Mo Amjad

    Body marks?

    Hey guys I'm a little concerned on why my Ringneck has these black lines on his stomach is this normal?. He's out most of the time throughout the day and I usually have him busy as some of you may find him familiar. Can this be a sign of feather plucking I don't think so because he's usually...
  15. M

    Is Hemp seed good for birds???

    Hello, recently I heard that hemp seed is bad for bird because its a cannabis species plant and contain trace amount of cannabis. But I use it for my Cockatiels, Lovebirds and Conures. Anyone have bad effect on bird using hemp seed???? :tieln:-MEKU :budgie:-KIKI :tiel2:-VECTOR
  16. btshopekookie

    Urgent Help me please

    I have had my bird since three days ago from now, and he isn’t chirping, singing or even interacting with me and he has been very aggressive and biting, and I have checked his feeder and water source and it looks like he did not drink or eat food more info ⤵️ Jungkook is a 5-6 months old...
  17. lil_burdy

    Is my conure okay??

    So my dad has had a jenday conure namer Zeus for about 3 years now, and he’s always seemed pretty healthy. Well, as of recently I’ve noticed he’s been standing with his foot holding onto the side of his head and kind of scratching at his face. I feel like he’s in some kind of pain but I haven’t...
  18. georgieporgie

    Grapefruit Seed Extract As An Anti-Bacterial?

    hi there, was just wondering if grapefruit seed extract is safe for birds and how exactly i would administer it? would i put it in my birds water? if so, how much? thank you
  19. C

    Parakeet health question

    hello, This looks like a great place. I am worried about my parakeet named Candy. He is a very sweet guy but lately he has been opening his beak up as if in pain and he is taking a lot of naps. I am not sure if the pain comes from the right side of his neck and or also his right foot. Sometimes...