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  1. Beki lou

    Mite scars?

    Hello.... I was just wondering if anyone could answer my query re my ino hen who’s in treatment for bad scaly face mites. She is getting better slowly I’ve noticed after nearly 2 weeks after her dose and I’m sure some of the nasty scales or scars on her eye have started to fall off? I’m...
  2. E


    I wasn’t there to see it but my pineapple conure was stepped on by accident. He flew onto the ground behind my dad and he didn’t see the bird there so he got stepped on. I think that one of his wings was stepped on and most likely broken. There’s no avian vet currently open currently and i would...
  3. Birbnoob

    New here, also sorry that I posted this twice in a different thread.

    I'm new here. My name is Indra, I'm 20 y/o and got my first birds ever. I have two budgies, pepper and banana. I used to have another budgie together with banana called blueberry, but I bought her when she was already sick and it was too late for the treatment my vet started to really help. So...
  4. Amora&Kass


    So I’m not sure if I’m supposed to put this here, I’m new to this so I apologise haha. Anyways, I got a pineapple Conure for my birthday 5 days ago. Now, I don’t want to rush things because I need to gain my birds trust but I need some information on when it is a good time for me to start hand...
  5. B

    Wild baby galah update

    So I found a hurt wild baby galah (more on other posts) and took it in, it seems fine, but won’t move. It sometimes changes the direction it’s facing, but won’t stand up or walk. Help appreciated
  6. B

    Long billed corella help

    Not sure if this belongs here but I am being given a long billed corella (13months) which was rescued as a baby after it attempted to fly into a tree but fell and refused to fly for days until it was taken inside and cared for by my neighbours (it just waited at the bottom of that tree for...
  7. 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...
  8. R

    Urgent My parrot injured her tongue

    I have a female Quaker parrot who is 6 years old. I noticed yesterday or the day before that she kept itching her tongue. Today I noticed that she may have bit her tongue. It’s like a circle but it’s looks like a cut. And she uses the tip of her beak to itch it or peel her tongue. And I have...
  9. A

    Urgent Sick Parrotlet! Odd Behavior!

    Recently I noticed that whenever I took my parrotlet out to play he decided to sleep instead. An he started sleeping in odd places like my vanity and nightstand. There's nothing to perch on there... Today he was on my shoulder and suddenly started flicking his head back and forth. Then he...
  10. I

    Hard time picking!

    Parrots are amazing and complex creatures that i am utterly in awe of, only problem I DONT HAVE ONE! And i dont know who would suit me the best.i cannot have a cockatoo, cockatiel, budgie or lovebird for family reasons. I would prefer a larger or medium bird that can deal with being left alone...
  11. I

    African grey in victoria australia?

    Does anyone know if a permit/license is required for a tag or cag in Victoria?
  12. B

    What to do if I'm not a "bird person"?

    So I made this as a sort of throw away account to ask this question. I'm somewhat scared of asking this, but I feel like I need to ask it... Sorry it's long, but I figured context would be good. I have a cockatiel. I've had him for about a year. He was young when I got him, and he was not from...
  13. S

    Possible beak and feather disease.

    Hello, I live in Sydney Australia and ive found a rainbow lorikeet at the local lake. I’ve identified it to be a few months old going off it’s beak colour and size. (Correct me if I’m wrong) The bird couldn’t fly, I googled how long until it will and realised it should be by now. I thought...
  14. I

    Bird names?

    Help me name my new green cheek conure please. I don’t know the gender but we’re calling her a girl.
  15. S

    Screaming Indian Ringnecks

    Hello, I am an owner of two Indian Ringnecks, one is 2 1/2 years old and female (Tink) and the other is 1 1/2 years old and a male (Indigo). I know that Indian Ringnecks tend to scream, but mine scream enough that it stresses me out as I live at home and they really annoy my family (and me). I...
  16. Zara

    Mousebird care and species information

    Here are links to recovered information posted by Susanne Russo; Mousebird species size and weight: https://web.archive.org/web/20160519222735/http://www.mousebirds.com/species-size-and-weight.html Visual difference between species...
  17. Nicole Bred


    Hi! i have my cockatiel who is about 8 months old now, and i think he might be starting to molt, but i’m not sure and i guess i want to be sure that he’s not just hurt some how . these are the best pictures that i could get, but it looks like a random patch that has tons of tiny tiny pin...
  18. PippinLovebird

    Parakeet Sick? Or what....

    I just got a parakeet a few days ago, and She/he has not drank out of their water or eaten food yet that I have seen. She/he has eaten millet though. Anyway, her tail slightly bobs up and down when breathing, I am not sure If that is an issue though. What worry's me is... When she trying to...