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  1. B

    My finches want to nest...

    So my Java Rice Finches are attempting to nest in the tent I gave them a long while back. The finches are about 10 months old at this point, maybe 11. They've been trying to rip up the newspaper from the bottom of the cage and carry it to the overhanging tent I gave them. Now, newspaper isn't a...
  2. C

    Help! My cockatiels eye looks weird!

    Hello, I am here to ask about my bird, Wally, Wally is a male cockatiel, about 2 and a half years old and one day I looked at one of his eyes and it seemed a little weird.. I don’t really see him scratch it or anything, it just seems like it’s just “there” and not harming him but I’m still...
  3. S

    Urgent Baby Galah with deformed legs

    Hi last weekend we found a baby galah on the side of the road we searched and waited for a couple of hours for mum and dad but when we came back after 2 hours the little one was nearly dead and not doing well... we took her home warmed her up got her on antibiotics and started feeding her the...
  4. N

    lorikeet with lost mate, not sure what to do next

    hai everyone :) i’ve had two lorikeets, a male musk and a female rainbow for around five years, and they’ve been mated and have laid eggs and raised young. recently, there was a pretty bad accident and the female rainbow escaped her cage and unfortunately, the chances of me ever finding her...
  5. B

    Urgent Baby mousebird

    Hello everyone, I saved a baby speckled mouse bird 3 days ago, poor thing was ice cold on the road with red ants busy trying to get at it. He’s still a nestling and I suspect only just over a week old. It’s my first mousebird rescue and I have a concern. The baby birds head seems to twitch a...
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    Urgent Budgie Blood Spots?

    I am worried about my budgie. He has a few blood spots that weren't there last night and this morning I saw them... Any thoughts/advice would be greatly appreciated! The one spot on his one wing is the easiest to see. Above his cere and on the other wing is harder to see.
  7. Poochibird

    Am I feeding my cockatiel right?

    Hello, I am a new cockatiel owner as most of you know. I want to make sure I’m feeding him the right amount. My routine: Morning - 1teaspoon seeds and 1 teaspoon pellets (he doesn’t really eat the pellets yet as he was raised on seeds) Early afternoon - one leaf of Bok choy (he’ll eat about a...
  8. N

    Is baking playdough/clay safe?

    i hope this is the right place for this question! i want to make craft jewelry and all my other methods have failed. i thought clay/playdough would be a good idea, but i dont know if it would release fumes or something. so, is it safe?
  9. K

    Urgent Parrot Landed on Toothbrush, Dipped Wing in Toothpaste

    Something made my GCC decide it was a good idea to fly into the bathroom and, instead of landing anywhere else, land on my toothbrush that I was getting ready to use, complete with toothpaste. She managed to dip the edge of her wing and a section of her chest into the toothpaste. I’ve had her...
  10. Gemmy1057

    How to make a room smell good that’s non harmful to budgies?

    Any tips on how to make my bird room smell good that’s won’t harm my budgies? My room gets a little stuffy, but I can’t open the window because it’s almost winter and freezing outside! Are there any natural ways to get my room to smell good? One of my budgies, Sonny, was just diagnosed with...
  11. helppetra

    Urgent Baby Cockatiel Sick :( Please help!

    This is a recent photo of Petra and she is about five months old. Lately, her behavior has become odd because she has begun to sleep more often than normal, she is sometimes found resting at the bottom of the cage [it seems like she is too weak to perch], and her droppings have become abnormal [...
  12. sunnieeeee

    stinky pineapple conure

    Hello, I am new to this. I have a 1 year old (almost 2) pineapple conure named sunnie. I got him from petco when he was a few months old. Last night i noticed his tail has a weird smell to it. i normally smell him LOL but he has never smelled like this and it isn’t a good smell. his tail smells...
  13. C2H4JOY

    Grey scaly patch on my lovebird's back??

    My 1yr old lovie developed a grey, scaly patch on his back today. Yesterday, there was nothing on him (as shown in the third photo where he is snooping around in my sweater pocket), but when I came to check on him today, I noticed the patch. I am planning to take him to the vet very soon but I...
  14. D.Chu

    Lonely bird?

    Hello Aviana Peeps! It is my first time joining in this community and its been fun reading up on all the bird posts. My uncle gave me my very first baby lovebird called Mango and it is about 1 and a half months old. It is my first time having a bird as a pet. I have been hand feeding Mango...
  15. toto2021

    Questions for new tiel-owner

    Hi, I just recently got my tiel, Toto. I've had him/her (unknown gender, will just say he for now) for almost a month now; he's just hit 3 months old. I have a bunch of questions so I'll compile them here below instead of making multiple threads lol, maybe one of you can help me out with any...
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    Injured Cockatiel?

    Hello everyone! I just got a Cockatiel yesterday and noticed something that looks like a scab under her left wing. Would appreciate anyone’s help on this!! Thank you in advance!
  17. MiniMarie

    Pictures Companion for my Budgie

    Background: I got Jade January 2021 from Petco. I was preparing for a budgie to bring home, not from Petco, by getting toys ect.then I saw Jade and Opal (in bird heaven now).I had to take them home. The problems started right away. Fluffed, sneezing, Jade had enlarged chest area, not chatty...
  18. Gemmy1057

    My budgie’s wings are clipped and she keeps falling!!

    Help!! My six-seven month old Budgie, pineapple, had her wings clipped by Petco when I first bought her. I didn’t do my research on Petco and didn’t know they clip their birds wings. She has since moved from a smaller cage to a much bigger and taller flight cage with my other budgie, Sonny...
  19. O

    Urgent I.Ringneck Help Needed

    Hello! So I recently got a Indian Ringneck as my first pet a week ago, which as ive heard wasnt the best idea bcs of how hard they are to tame. But i do think that i have a disadvantage as this is what mine is like everytime he sees you, he’ll jump all around the cage and start screaming He has...
  20. Rhi95

    IRNs constant screaming

    Hi all, first time user/poster here, brace yourself for a long post. We have two IRN’s, a female approx. 2+ years old and a male, we’re assuming around the same age (has his full ring). Both were purchased from a store specifically selling only birds from local breeders. Anyway, here’s a bit...