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    Baby Lovebird suddenly limping. No avian vet in town or anywhere near.

    Hello! This morning I let my 2 month old lovebird out of the cage to fly around - once she went back on her cage I noticed how she was standing on one leg and the other holding in in the air as you see in the picture attached. She had previously did this before but it only lasted about a minute...
  2. P


    Hi everyone I have one 20 days old opaline lovebird (baby). His name is kiki. 4 days ago he was suffering from mucuse vomiting. Don't know why! I took him to vet, now vomiting stop. But he is eating to less than before and sleeping most of the time. Please help what should I do ? I'm very...
  3. L

    Issues Taming Peach-Faced Lovebird

    Hi all, Cornelius, my peach-faced lovebird, - who is 10 weeks old - is my first pet bird. He is fully hand-reared and very tame, I’ve had no issues with biting. I was able to hold him with no difficulty at the store both on my shoulders and on my hands but now I am unable to hold him at all...
  4. parrotman

    What are the causes of sudden death in hatchlings?

    Ok, I just woke up to the bird I was hand-feeding have yellow skin and lay dead at the bottom of the brooder on his stomach, his feet were deformed with no claws and he couldn't open them. What could he have died from? He couldn't have aspirated as his head was held up during feeding.
  5. J

    Urgent My 11 year old lovebird is losing feathers around one eye/itching it

    My 11 year old lovebird is losing feathers around one eye/itching it. I just noticed over the course of the last 5 days his feathers around ONE eye have gone missing and he occasionally itches his eye. He is not acting sick at all he is still flying around being a cute birdy but I am worries...
  6. Cuttlefish

    Cuddle huts

    Hello! This is my first time posting on this Forum, but someone on Instagram said this would be a good place to ask for help. I have a 5 year old love bird named Lucy who has had a little cuddle hut since a friend purchased her that she has had since she was 1. She sleeps in it nightly and is...
  7. parrotman

    Koki laid 4 fertile eggs, what do i need for baby birds?

    Alright so, my parrots have a nest box in their cages because they were being hormonal and wanting to mate, 10 days later koki laid 4 eggs(all fertile) so I'm wondering what equipment i will need for the baby birds
  8. tezz

    A few concerns

    Hey! First time poster on this forum so sorry if this is in the wrong section. So I have a lovely little lovebird called Levi. I'm not sure if Levi's a male or a female as I haven't had him sexed yet but I default to calling him a he. I got him from a well known breeder in my area. When I got...
  9. wendy robin

    Black masked lovebird - found in Miami Beach

    About a month ago I found a gorgeous blue lovebird in a park on Miami Beach. I have been trying tirelessly to find his rightful owners to no avail. I truly believe he was dumped because the owner no longer wanted him. This is the 4th parrot over the last 10 years that I have found. The...
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    No idea what to do with Lovie

    Hi all, I have a single female lovie, who this entire year has shown such weird behavior, she used to lay eggs but now she doesn’t. instead she just regurgitates on every single toy and eats it non stop every other day. I have taken her to the vet every month, and they’ve run every exam...
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    Strange Lovebird Behavior

    Hi everyone. I hope someone can bring some light. I take my bird to the vet literally every month at this rate for testing because I pick up on every little weird behavior. and for the past few months (she’s a single female lovebird) she’s been exhibiting extreme mating behavior and...
  12. jzarc17

    Food conversion affecting behavior?

    Hello All, I am going to apologize in advanced, this is going to be a long post due to the amount of details. For me this is one of those situations of what came first the chicken or the egg? I am trying to figure out if my attempt of converting my very new parrot from a seed based diet to a...
  13. BirdLady13

    The New Guy

    Meet the newest member of the family - Goose! This little guy is a hilarious sweetie. He's so much different than my other birds; they don't behave like him at all. He loves pulling out our arm hair, snuggling up under my chin or cuddling up to my neck, pooping on us, and eating millet and...
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    Weird colored droppings

    Hey guys, so today I noticed some abnormal droppings in one of my lovebirds. His diet consists of Roudybush pellets and Zupreem FruitBlend. He is eating and drinking fine, acting like his normal self, its just the droppings that I've noticed are weird. Here are some pictures I took of them. IF...
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    Lovebird Mutation Identification

    Hi All I need help in identifying the correct mutations of my six lovebirds. When I bought them I was told they were all Dutch Blue. I never thought otherwise until on pair rectently produced a lutino. I then went on a search for the reason for this. To my findings I discovered that they are...
  16. BirdLady13

    Adoption Health Concerns

    I have good news and "bad" news! The good news: I'm adopting a lovebird on Friday. I wasn't looking for another bird so soon, but it's happening and I couldn't be happier. The bad news: He has a problem with his feet. This seems like a similar case: Pictures - Do I have a foot problem? @Zara. I...
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    Hello - Why is my lovebird plucking its feathers? :(

    Hello! I'm new here. Anyway, I'll go straight to the main topic. I got my lovebird about 6 years ago with no knowledge about lovebirds. (Actually even now I'm not very knowledgeable about birbs. I just know I want to keep a happy and healthy birb.) My lovebird is orange and green. When I first...
  18. halcyon

    Rehoming Young Lovebird

    I am trying to find a forever home around Washington for my lovebird named Halcyon, that's almost a year old now. She was given to me in an abusive home situation by my abuser, and my mental state has prevented me from training her properly. I was extremely excited about getting her, but wholly...
  19. Ocha_Tuna

    HELLO! New Parront just joined

    Hello everyone and thanks for letting me join. I am a parront of 2 lovebirds: 1 is a green peachfaced lovebird named Ocha - he will turn two this November, and the younger one is a blue masked which will be one this December. I'm a pretty busy guy myself so I can't always spend hours with...
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    Patch of feather missing on lovebird cheek

    Hello, About 4 days ago I saw one of my lovebirds have a patch of feather missing in his cheek. His partner is new and they fight sometimes but I never thought she can take patches of feather out. Today I saw that the patch might be increasing which gets me worried. I am posting some pictures...