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  1. M

    I want to know about crossbreed/hybreed lovebirds

    Hi, I am a new lovebird breeder. I pet lovebirds. But what is the way to understand about crossbreed/hybreed lovebirds?? How can I know them by physical appearance. Please anyone help me with details.. Thanks
  2. Zara

    What a day! My girl is all grown!

    We've had an eventful day, and I don't even mean about the mini mountain of peppers. I have had quite the day with my feathered family. So today, Sydney (my unsexed lone bird) was spreading wings for Jaime, who was happily watching from the top of the cage, while his girlfriend watched from...
  3. Zara

    Video Quiet...

    Usually when I let everyone out for some flight time they are quick to start calling and whizzing around the room. But today they all decided to sit around and watch me clean cages... o_O In case anyone wonders, Jaime was out too but he was on my shoulder. Adélie was in her home, she doesn't...
  4. Zara

    Pictures Lovebird breakfast

    Lapis and Nube enjoying their breakfast. I think it is their favourite meal of the day :) Just a simple one today; Strawberries with tops, green peppers, courgette, pumpkin, peas, rocket, couple of pieces of sweetcorn, sprouted lentils, mung beans and sunflower seeds, poppy seeds, slight...
  5. Zara

    Pictures Then and Now...

    Inspired by the lovely Karnkates pictures of Boon Rod, I went searching my files for some old pics of the flock to compare to how they look since the first day until now. Please share your own ¨Then and Now¨ pictures from the first day with your feathered companion and the most recent picture -...
  6. Pandalicious

    Pictures My baby Peri

    So, I joined this forum after I got my first lovebird, Rain. Unfortunately, Rain died very suddenly exactly a month after I got him. In hind sight I can remember that he didn't chirp at all that morning before I went to work. That was my only sign. When I got home he was very, very sick and went...
  7. M

    Is Mineral block safe for parakeets???

    Hi, I found this mineral block here in my country I attached the picture you can see In this mineral block they use plaster of paris to make it dried. So I want to know you can see all ingredients here with plaster of paris. Is these ingredients are safe for parakeets?? Please let me know, Thanks
  8. Nicole & Leo

    Question About Birds and Schedules

    Hello! This is my first post to Avian Avenue (Yay!). My fiancé and I have a two year old Lovebird named Leo. He's got a huge personality for such a little guy! He lives in a very large enclosure, as we wanted to allow him some flying space when we are at work during the day. He also has many...
  9. Zara

    Pictures 150 days of handfeeding

    We're done. That is the end. Adélie was born on 22 December 2018 and is now 155 days old (about 5.5 months) and today, no formula. She grew slow and weaned slow. Starting with feeding her every few hours at 5 days old. Down from 4 feeds to 3 at 58 days old (8.5weeks). Down to two feeds at...
  10. A

    Advice needed on getting a new bird

    Hey everyone, So recently I've been thinking of getting a new bird, a cockateil specifically. Thing is, I already have a lovebird (1 yr old), and Icarus can be pretty aggressive. He's super territorial about his cage and that one section of curtain he calls his nest, and refuses to come near...
  11. Littlelovebird

    A good friend for a lovebird?

    Hi guys! I currently have a lovebird of 9 months. My little Buckbeak! He is sweet and likes to cuddle. He listens to us and will poo on command over the sink. Basically it is going very well! I would like to adopt another bird and Im wondering if this will break the good relationship I have with...
  12. Jenn.Benson

    Need help with this mutation

    I need help with this mutation, as she has me stumped. She appears to be edge dilute possibly, but am thrown on the color/mutation otherwise. I had originally thought pallid as well, but her eyes are black, and I thought pallid and cinnamon could only have red eyes? I will include a picture of...
  13. Zara

    Abundance weaning. Opinions?

    Me and Adelie are just home from the vet (I just took her for a check up) and when the vet asked what her diet is now, his face had a look of horror when I told him she is still weaning. The words out of his mouth; ¨muy mal!¨ (Very bad!). He says I should cut her off from her morning feed, now...
  14. DelilahPygmy

    Kahn the lovebird!

    Hey all! So, in the beginning of April I got my first Lovebird. And at this stage in the game Kahn has grown in personality and affection amazingly. It seemed like every day if work with him, he was a bit more tame and tollerent of me. One night Kahn and I were in my livingroom and he was...
  15. Zara

    Pictures EEeeep! It´s starting!

    She´s started her moult!!! I was cleaning up around the cages and found two rump feathers at the back in between Jaime / Aldora and Adélies cage. They are not from the parents, and they are floofy as heck! They can only belong to little princess Adélie! So exciting! She is going to be a...
  16. M

    Sad matter happen to Birds

    Hello, Yesterday there was a sad matter happen to birds. I am very worried. My close friend give his budgies zinc supplement in drinking water. I also use it too. After, he gave it to birds they are died in few moments. From yesterday, I heard that same matter happen to many birds owner. I use...
  17. PippinLovebird


    My lovebird has been growling very randomly lately. I don't know why, maybe its not a growl? It sounds kind of like one to me. Please help! Thanks :) :rflb:
  18. Arsantiago41

    Urgent Heavy Metal Poisoning - Please help!

    Hello all thank you for reading and responding to my post. It is truly appreciated. Unfortunately two days ago my little baby Lovebird, kiwi, was feeling sick and we quickly realized it was heavy Metal Poisoning. Fortunately we brought him to the vet immediately after we recognized his symptoms...
  19. Zara

    Pictures Like mother like daughter

    Me: Awww my little cuties, have a new toy while I clean the house... Lapis: *turns into a ginormous fluff ball* and Nice :( I think she's still angry with me for taking her dish away yesterday... Apart from her mum my other birds don't fluff up that much, even the pictures don't do it...
  20. Zara

    Pictures A new friend for Adélie

    I have found that Adélie really enjoys her soft toys. She snoozes on the dragons face as it has a long nose like a perch. So when I was out today and spotted this, I thought Adélie would like it, "oooh, who that?" "yes, like him" "oh no, this not safe, bad human!" "much...