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  1. P

    HELP URGENT RAINBOW LORIKEET

    HELP ! URGENT So recently my kitchen unfortunately burnt down leaving me in an apartment whilst it’s fixed, i one a rainbow lorikeet whom lives in a reasonably small cage, i was wondering, what do i do? I’m unable to let him out as i’m stuck in this apartment and at school, this apartment is...
  2. PippinLovebird

    Sneezing At Night...

    Hey! So I have a female cockatiel almost a year old. She is happy and healthy! At least, I believe she is... The only thing is at night time she always sneezes about 4 times in a row some nights more some nights less but 4 is usually what it is. I normally cover her cage but its summer so my...
  3. SmolParrot

    Parrot at Night is Stubborn

    My green cheek conure is very intelligent, despite being only 6 months old, he knows over 10 tricks/commands. However, by the time 6 or 7 pm rolls around, my baby parrot does not listen to even the simplest of commands. Is this something most parrot owners must accept, their companion is just...
  4. 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...
  5. arayabd

    A Little Worried about my Canary

    Hello all! I hope everyone's doing well! I'm a little worried about my canary, Pablo. Within the last week she's (i'm assuming) has become a very quiet. She's not singing as much or hopping around as much. She usually is usually sitting and resting on her perch, often just bobbing her tale...
  6. C

    Pictures Is my lovebird sick? Droppings attached

    I have a lovie that is 4 years old and she’s been to the vet twice in a month and everything came out fine. However now her urates are a little discolored this started after giving her mixed apple cider vinegar in her water. Is this dangerous? Any advice?
  7. pepsix

    Bleach with cockatiel?

    Hi all, I spilt milk on my wooden floor and panicked so i got bleach and basically just sprayed it all where the milk was when I soaked it up with an old tee. I did not dilute the bleach with water literally just poured it on floor and wiped. My cockatiel was at the other end of my room and I...
  8. 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...
  9. BudgieQuaker

    Is my bird plucking?

    Hi everyone. I have a quaker parrot and hes a year and a month old and yesterday i noticed him pulling out a few feathers, then i went to his cage and saw so many feathers down there! I think hes molting, but do birds pull out their feathers when they molt? I don't see any skin showing, but i...
  10. Komsur

    Budgie Sick Once?

    Hi, My budgie has been fine with no changes to behaviour, activity, eat/drinking, no dropping changes, etc. everything normal. Just now though, he was sick. Just a tiny amount with a little bit of sneezing and it was over. Can budgies overeat and be sick? Or get stuff stuck in the throat and...
  11. F

    Urgent Strange feathers on cockatiels cheek.

    Hi everyone, can someone help me out with a cockatiel feather issue? My cockatiel, who is about 9, started growing cheek feathers (and by cheek I mean, right next to her beak, where the beak meets skin), that are almost crusty. The feathers do not form. They turn into these crusty little...
  12. A

    Parrot Fever

    I've had a cockatiel for 3 weeks or so and I've realized that its had some symptoms for parrot fever (psittacosis). Such as being constantly sleepy and pooping a greenish yellow looking poop (picture provided). Due to the current state of the world I'm in self containment due to coronavirus. If...
  13. B

    Sleeping issues

    Hi guys, I arrived here looking for recommendations about sleeping issues my Green Cheek Conure is having. Alex is a 7 yr. old yellow side spoiled lovely brat. I have to admit that the sleeping patterns at my home aren't consistent but he was usually sleeping pretty well, now he's having a...
  14. birdmamaaa

    Cuttlebone? Mineral Blocks?

    Hi! I’ve been wanting to introduce some vitamins into my CAG and GCC’s diet, Romeo (CAG) gets fresh veggies, occasional fruit, some safflower seed mix (no peanuts or sunflower) and Lefeber pellets and ZuPreem natural pellets. And my extremely picky girl Tokyo gets her safflower seed mix (no...
  15. A

    My Albino Cockatiel Dosen't Look Right

    I just got an Albino cockatiel from a breeder and I bought him/her from the breeder just like this out of sadness for the creature. I Can't tell if its healthy because I'm new to this but I have a couple questions. Why does it have yellowish markings and why is it bald and will it grow the...
  16. BirdBonkers5

    Is Anythin Wrong?

    Hi guys! I just got a new canary today named Spice! :heart: I bought him home a few hours ago, and he seems fine and is eating and drinking, but his 'chirps' are really soft... My other canary, Chili, has a high-pitched, long chirp, but this one has a kinda low, short chirp. It's only the first...
  17. McFly

    Black Spot on Conures Beak

    Hello there. We noticed this spot on my pineapple green cheek’s (Marty McFly) beak recently. It looks like a bruise that’s growing out, but it’s kinda lumpy. We are very worried. He acts fine otherwise. His beak and nails are growing at a normal rate. He’s about 2 years old, and I don’t think...
  18. A

    Vitamin and supplement recommendations

    Hey everyone! This is my very first post on here so I hope I'm doing everything correctly, please call out my mistakes if you see any. Just to set this up a little bit... I've had my African Grey for just about a year, her name is Arrow, her previous owners were an elderly couple that were too...
  19. M

    Urgent Please help me :(

    Hey guys, so I have parakeets and I noticed something in their poop. Now I was 100% sure this was not bird food. Because its kind of like a round yellowish ball with a dot. I do not know where this is coming from. But I did take a picture. The one in the arrow is bird food, and the ones circled...
  20. Mikubumble

    Parrotlet occasionally fainting?

    Hey there guys, So I've become aware of my parrotlet (smaller bird in my profile photo) fainting every now and then. This doesn't happen often, maybe once or twice every couple of months.. I think this may be because he holds in his poop as he likes to keep his cage clean, considering as...
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