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  1. M

    Rescue with mites

    I generally rehab wild mammals. I’ve done a few wild birds but none that were abandoned or abused pets. Someone brought me a quaker parrot/parrotlet recently and all parrot rescue facilities remotely close to me were full and the really good one had a waiting list. So for the time being I have...
  2. Basil♡

    11 week old Quaker is suddenly afraid of me

    Hello, I have an 11 week old quaker parrot (my first ever) that has been nothing but snuggly and friendly towards me since I got him at 7 weeks old. He would look for me and preen me and want to spend every waking moment with me. Yesterday, in order to have him be closer to the commotion of my...
  3. Neboskyboy

    Pictures Is my quakers toe a cause for concern?

    hi, first timer here, I was wondering if my 12-week old male Quakers toe was something to worry about, I only got him recently (2 weeks ago) and I'm pretty sure he had this before then. I've never noticed him being bothered by it or in any pain but it just looks so different to his other nails...
  4. Montybird

    Evil Laughter

    I swear most parrots have an evil laugh. My Quaker, Monty, has the most evil laugh ever. He even makes what I call a giraffe neck while doing it and leans forward. Parrots sound like the antagonist in every story.
  5. J

    Biting faces

    hey! I just got my self a Quaker, he’s 1 and a half called grinch. Anyway. When he comes on my shoulder he automatically comes straight for my face to bite me, what can I do to prevent this
  6. X

    Quaker help?

    Hi all, new parrot owner here! I’ve recently adopted a super sweet Quaker that I’m just in love with. I spent 2 years researching, and making sure I knew how to care, what to expect, and even took bird care classes. I was prepared even knowing that I couldn’t know everything! Well, I adopted a 3...
  7. mybirdandi

    Planning to home a 4 year old Quaker.

    I’m planning to home a 4 year old Quaker from an 18 year old who is finishing his final years of high school. He and I have called and discussed the logistics and the profile of the bird. I am wondering and needing assistance with the information I’ve received, what I need to look out for and...
  8. T

    Introducing a new bird to a quaker parrot

    Hello! I currently have a one-year old quaker parrot (and no other pets) whom I love dearly. His name is Tico :) I was thinking about getting a Golden Conure at some point in the future (maybe in the next year or two), but I was wondering if anyone has experience introducing a golden conure (or...
  9. Okbecky420

    My bird friend.

    my friend recently was incarcerated and she wanted me to take care of her bird because she is gonna be gone a while and so is her spouse….. so I go over to get the bird ( wood wood) and I get there and he is in none of his cages or on any of his perches, it’s dark as black in the house, I don’t...
  10. ScarredAngel6

    Thinking of getting a third bird. IRN, Quaker, or Conure?

    I don’t really know which forum to post this so I hope it’s ok to post here, but I have a 3yo Jenday conure and a ~12yo pineapple Green Cheek conure and we want a third baby to our flock. We have 3 different ideas, an Indian Ringneck, a Quaker, or a different conure. We obviously have the most...
  11. K

    Baby quakers different colored eyes

    Hi guys! I am new here! My quakers surprised me with with a couple babies and even more so when they decided they weren’t up to the task of being parents. Babies are doing great with hand feeding. Interesting thing is they both have different colored eyes. Anyone know what mutation this could...
  12. LydiaB

    Quaker won't stop masturbating and gets aggressive frequently. What do I do?

    My quaker parrot, Eddie, has been masturbating a LOT for the past maybe 8-10 months. I've been meaning to ask about it, but it's kept slipping my mind. It hasn't really gotten in the way of anything and I don't see it as necessarily harmful, but then again, I don't know. The way he does it is by...
  13. LydiaB

    Best types of wood and rope for bird toys?

    So recently I've been working on re-making my birds favorite toy that has been discontinued in every store I've looked at and I'm trying to figure out what wood types would be best to use. I'll include an image of the toy that I'm recreating so you can all get a better idea of what it looks like...
  14. Littlelovebird

    First bird Lovebird, second bird?

    Hello! I currently have a very social and clingy fisher loverbird. She is a hen, about 2yrs now. Only had lovebirds before. Would really like to get another bird at some point, maybe a bigger one. My question here is there a species that goes along better than another with lovebirds? Ive always...
  15. B


    Hi! My name is Bean. My baby Didgeridoo just had an amputation and is in a cone. Prior, whenever me or my fiancee is home he is out of his cage free to fly. He isn't taking well to being in a cone, a smaller cage, and unable to fly around. He is now plucking/pulling at the bars which he's never...
  16. M

    Quaker nest building and feeding

    Hello, my name is Michelle. My partner and I recently purchased two Quakers (male and female). We have owned birds before but not for many years and we were children when our respective families owned birds so we did not have a great deal of involvement in the care of them. We have both done...
  17. ZY28

    Green Cheek Conure or a Quaker parrot?

    Hey, I am doing my research for my first birds. I ended up narrowing it down to tow species, the GCC and the Quaker parrot. I really love Quakers! I love how they look, their personality and the fact that they may talk adds a good bonus. Since I do share walls with neighbors, I am scared that...
  18. T

    Pictures Is it plucking or molting ??

    Hi everyone, I have a quaker since he was 1 month old and now he’s 6 months old , recently I noticed alot of feathers everywhere in his cage, and yesterday I saw a one long feather that is from his tale (I don’t know what is it called lol) and I felt worried. There are no bald areas, I just...
  19. S

    Pictures Vent feathers gone and stained, cloaca exposed and poop stuck

    My quaker parrot has recently been having issues. They are missing a ton of feathers from the cloaca area, and poop has been getting stuck. I can't afford an avian vet, so I was wondering if there's anything I could do for them. They seem to be doing reasonably fine, but there have been moments...
  20. tropicdragon

    Should I rescue this Quaker?

    So there is this Quaker I have had my eyes on for a while, (his name is Taiyou, he's in my signature). He lives at my relative's house in another state, but whenever I am down there I get to spend time with him cause I usually stay at said person's house. He is on a seed diet, clipped, and seems...