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  1. M

    Urgent Elderly cockatiel having seizures

    Quick overview so I can post something faster. I’ll add a detailed description after this. Elderly female cockatiel, assumed 24, rescue of about four years. Suddenly having seizures.what can I do?
  2. N

    Help in taming? Worried I lost trust :(

    Hello everyone! as my name suggests I am very new to birds. I have done YEARS of research so I felt prepared when I brought home two budgies who had been rehomed by a family. Their owner passed of a stroke. I love these guys so much and have upgraded their cage and eating habits. But today I...
  3. Chauxcifer

    Fifty Shades of African Greys

    Hi community! New member here looking into breeders for an African Grey. I found this guy a few months ago and he seems legit, but I wanted to see if anyone here us bought from him before? Here’s the link to his Facebook page for reference: Fifty Shades of African Greys
  4. M

    Urgent: Ruptured air sac not healing

    I’ve been trying to get advice for this though my usual alleys but I’m not getting the information that I need so I’m trying a parrot forum instead. Birds are birds right? I have a baby chicken with a ruptured air sac which I have been treating for WEEKS now and it just isn’t healing. We went...
  5. Baileybea

    Green Cheek Conure - Beak Suddenly Peeling a Lot??? Wasn’t like this yesterday

    Hi again, I just noticed the bottom of Momo’s beak suddenly looks like it’s really flaky/peeling a lot. I think she might be molting right now so I’m not sure if that has anything to do with it but the change seems so sudden and I’m really worried now? Does this look normal to you guys? 1st...
  6. StygianEchoes

    Bird Safe Mats?

    I’ve recently ordered a large outdoor cage for my budgies that will be kept indoors. The problem is that it doesn’t come with a bottom tray, so I’m going to have to find or make my own. I was wondering if anyone knows of any bird-safe material that I could use to cover the bottom with? Would a...
  7. B

    urgent: AC broke, budgies stressed and overheated

    i really don't know what to do here. i don't know anyone that can really help. where we live, it gets pretty hot this time of year, especially towards the beginning of summer. our ac broke after a thunderstorm and my room has been very stuffy. it gets fixed on thursday, but i'm worried about my...
  8. K

    Safe cage for an umbrella cockatoo

    Good evening, I just got a re home adult cockatoo. I have noticed that she is a chewer and bites the bottom bars of the cage when I start to cover her cage at night . The cage that I have is the brand A&E on this link This is my cage . Can anyone recommend a safe cage. My baby cockatoo...
  9. C

    Behavior change

    Hi! I’ve had my alexandrine parrot for 4 months now . Lately I took him on a 2-week trip in order to not leave him alone . The last few days he’s less active and his beak changed to a light pink from a vivid red color. the house I’m staying in belonged to a smoker is that the problem? I don’t...
  10. B

    adult budgie that can't fly?

    hi. i made this account just to post this as i'm not quite sure what to do. i have two budgies, male brothers, who are a little under two years old (they turn 2 in june). both are happy, healthy and active. they were purchased from a breeder and their wings have NOT been clipped. the first...
  11. haze

    Urgent Plucker Conure

    Today I unexpectedly rescued a crimson bellied conure who is heavily plucked after his mate passed away. I felt so terrible for him and couldn’t leave him behind. He has plucked out all of his flight feathers and all of his tail feathers. He is not tame. Once I got him home, he was attempting to...
  12. M

    CITES Export Permit - Do not know origin of pet

    I adopted my pet conure, "Buddy" in 2014 by a couple who just had a baby and needed to find a good home for their pet, this was on Craigslist The conure has a blue captive bred ID ring with letters "FFC OR" which is on the left leg. I looked this ring number up on "Leg Band Registry" website...
  13. L

    How long does it take for clipped wings to grow back

    unfortunately, while I was away my brother clipped my parrots' wings because when they were flying they kept hitting the wall, he thought they might hurt themselves because his friend's alexandrine broke her leg like that, I got 2 month old green cheek conure and alexandrine
  14. Turkey2017

    Young Caique Obsessed With Nose

    I recently acquired a six month old white bellied caique and she is an absolute dream. However, she is obsessed with my nose. Like to the point of spending all of our one-on-one time trying to grab it. She’s not being aggressive. She straight up is just trying to lick inside my nostrils. Of...
  15. R

    Raising lost babies

    Good day to all, I am new-ish to the incredible avian world. I have raised and released 2 Swifts and a Waxbill. I have a juvenile Cape Canary who I raised but she doesn't seem to be going anywhere and I'm quite fine with that. I have a baby Mousebird currently as well, and he's not doing so...
  16. C

    Sun conure biting/screaming when playing instruments. Seeking advice

    Hey everybody! New to this site. My girlfriend and I just adopted a rescue sun conure from the SPCA and we adore her. She is extremely cuddly (especially with me) and loud (to be expected from a sunny). We've had her for about 3 weeks, and one issue I have noticed with her is that she acts very...
  17. 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...
  18. C

    Urgent One short wing

    Hi I got a 7 month old alexandrine and today I noticed his wings, He has one shorter side and one with long feathers, On the short side he used to have just one long feather but he plucked it out ( he stays out the cage 4/5 hours daily and I clean his cage and change food/water daily so he is...
  19. A

    What Should I Do?

    Hello, I'm still learning how this forum works so I'm sorry if this thread is in the wrong place. For the last three days I've been suffering from something I can only call heartbreak. Three days ago I was taken to a store called Northside Ranch, Pet & Garden Center and I saw a white cockatoo...
  20. C

    New owner, opposite sex budgies. Please help!!

    Hey there, new to AA, but currently need help! I'm a college student that has wanted budgies my whole life. I got one for Christmas, a male blue budgie named Gumball. Before the start of this spring semester, I decided to get a second budgie to be a companion for Gumball. I had thought I had...