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parrot advice

  1. berrynkiwi

    Woods that are safe and toxic to birds?

    Currently, I'm trying to get my birds some natural perches for inside their cage, as well as trying to make a play gym for them with big branches. I found some wood and branches in the park of a cannonball tree. I've tried searching a lot about this type of wood but cant seem to find any...
  2. S

    Getting a new parrot concern

    Hi, I am going to get a new baby African grey and am worried about the bird not being friendly or like me. I am going to drive around 10 hours to get him and am afraid the parrot may not like me, not be tame, and bite. Please let me know if you have any experience with this or if you know...
  3. mochiballs

    Acute bronchitis caused by my birds?

    For the past couple of years I’ve been constantly getting ill with acute bronchitis for long periods of time. My doctor believes that I’ve somehow developed an allergy/respitory issues because of the birds- mainly started after getting Sulley. Currently Sulley and Stitch live in my bedroom. I...
  4. S

    Tido's bald spot

    Our Alexandrine parrot has developed a bald spot near the left eye which has been growing rapidly. Same type of bald spot has shown near his right eye as well. His beak is shedding too. We tried applying anti bacterial and anti fungal creams but they did not show much effect. Could it be mites?
  5. Rio&Friend

    My budgie cannot fly

    I don't know what happened to the yellow bird but one day when I'm away suddenly I saw blue colour's feather fall. Then the next day the yellow bird can't fly really high. He is a great flying bird compare to all the birds but suddenly this happened.. Can anyone please give me the way to cure...
  6. 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...
  7. sailerrose

    DO NO USE CLOROX CLEANER + BLEACH - warning to ALL pet owners!

    Hi all, I'm a "new" member to the group but have been coming to Avian Avenue for advice for years. Today I made an account to make a post about this specifically. My green wing macaw was poisoned this weekend after a family member sprayed Clorox's Cleaner + Bleach in the same room. My house has...
  8. S

    Is my baby cockatiel okay??

    Hi , this is pepper and is abour 3 weeks and 5 days old , as u can see in the picture , its crop is like this whereas my other parrot that is 4 weeks and 5 days old(i feed it 7 to 8 mls) has a crop looking like that(pretty normal) , is the peppers crop normal ? Is it overstreched ? I feed it...
  9. Missyszlee

    Help me Decide on a Parrot

    Hi Avian fam-bam! full transparency. I am overwhelmed with the possibilities. I want all the birds. But I must only pick one fir my household. At first I want a small conure, then I change my mind and want a macaw. YES - I have parrot experience. I have babysat and cared for fosters and I’ve...
  10. S

    Going to college and having a single lovebird, will that be okay?

    Hello, before you guys start saying no, do hear me out :) When i went to a bird store, (i know that adopting is better but i don’t have any places to adopt birds in my area) i saw a lovebird in a cage with 3 other lovebirds. He looked rather lonely and distanced himself from the 3 other...
  11. S

    I bought Azalea wood perches & i’m unsure if i should give them to my lovebird or not.. Please help!!

    I bought Azalea wood perches online & at first i didn’t know that they were made out of azalea. I’ve searched online and it says that azalea wood is poisonous to birds, however, when i contacted the shop about this, they told me that it was safe and there’s no way that they would sell something...