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  1. K

    Bile acid and beta globulins

    Good afternoon, I got a cockatoo umbrella female in October 2022 she is 1 year old. I decided to take the bird to an avian vet for an anual wellness exam to see why this bird is not waiting much during the day. And they did fecal. And blood test. Her fecal came back negative for parasite and...
  2. MooFish


    Hey, I'm talking about Norman, my a little over 2yrs old budgie. He's a boy. He's always been a bird that molts a lot, but it was light shedding for the most part. I can't remember exactly when, but he stopped molting. He was normal other than that. Just like 2 or so days ago he's been losing...
  3. K

    Urgent Is her vent normal? Help!

    Is her vent/pooping normal?? Sorry for the graphic video. She has had problems before, her vet is away for his wedding. I can’t get in touch with him for 10 days. She’s been having inconsistent droppings I need to know if this can wait for her vet or not, it’s extremely difficult to find someone...
  4. Popplizzie

    Bird nostril sounds

    Hello, My green cheek Conure started making little noises as if there was something in his nose, there isn’t any discharge and he’s been sneezing every once in a while and he’s never done this before so I’m a little nervous. It’s in the middle of the night here so I can’t contact a vet. He’s...
  5. Tenleigh

    Can birds get covid?

    I tested positive for Covid-19 this morning. I been seeing mixed answers if birds can get COVID-19 or not. Does anyone know if I can spend COVID-19 to my cockatiel? If birds can’t get COVID-19, can some people give me tips how to entertain my bird while we quarantine in a room?
  6. 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?
  7. 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...
  8. C

    conures watery droppings?

    my 23 year old green cheek conure has had some very watery poops lately, her poops are pretty clear with a little bit of dark ish green feces in it, but not much. she eats a lot of fruits and vegetables, but i’m wondering if she is having some stomach issues?
  9. T

    Urgent My bird is sneezing but no discharge

    Hi, I’m new here snd this is my first post. I have a 2 month old parrotlet named Tweety. I handfed him ever since he was 3-4 weeks old. This post is gonna be a long one but I’d appreciate reassurance and advice thank you so much! Now that I think of it he’s always gone through phases where he...
  10. Dilla66

    Urgent Possible sour crop?

    Hello, I have two 2 year old conures that have a vinegar smell (without the stinging sensation) coming from their mouths. I’ve smelt this before from the both of them about 1 year ago, and it was also during their mating season. The male conure is constantly regurgitating into the females...
  11. KiwiPo

    My Baby Conure Squints his Eyes. Is he sick or tired??

    I noticed that sometimes when he eats his food he looks like he’s squinting or slowly closing his eyes. I don’t believe he is sick because there are no other signs. His poop looks completely normal. He loves to fly. Is he just tired? Is this a sign of pleasure? He just got weened off liquids and...
  12. I

    4 weeks old baby cockatiel not enthusiastic about food anymore.

    Hello, I’ve been having a lot of success syringe feeding my baby cockatiel who is now 4 weeks old. Every morning, her crop empties, and there is a strong begging response. This morning, however, she wasn’t begging for food like she usually does. On average, I feed her 12mL at applesauce...
  13. F

    sad, sick lovie? :(

    Hi everyone! I have a just over 3 month old baby lovie, who i’ve been told is a girl. This morning when I went to grab her from her cage I saw her sitting in her food bowl, not chirping happily like she normally does. Normally she begs to be let out, but this morning I had to lift her out of...
  14. N

    Vomit vs Regurgitation?- Sad Update Post #14

    Hi guys! I hope you and your cute ones are safe and well! I was just wondering what the difference is between vomiting and regurgitation. My cockatiel has been throwing up clear fluid, looks like water. He will also drink some more water minutes after. He is also resting with his eyes closed...
  15. Darkninja

    Budgie breathing fast but acting normal

    I have a 3 and a half old budgie now, and I noticed she's breathing faster than normal. But she acts normal and shows no signs of being ill. Is this normal?
  16. Kiwi & Co.

    Video Weird Behavior

    So for the past week I’ve noticed Kiwi doing this sometimes. It looks kind of like crop adjusting or something, so I’m worried that it might be some kind of crop infection (AGY?) He makes beak grinding sounds when it happens, but it doesn’t look normal. Anyone have any idea what this is? I’m...
  17. C

    Unusual caique poop

    Hello new to this forum. I have a Caique, around 12 years old. He's generally been more active lately and is always vocal and ready to come out. He plays in his cage and occasionally takes naps with his leg up. I gave him carrots and jalapeño this morning and he happened to have this kind of...
  18. M

    Gooey yellow poop, but only once?

    Hi there! I adopted a 3-month-old budgie girl about 5 days ago. She is starting to adjust to her cage and get comfortable with my presence, she eats great, and seems generally healthy aside from a bit of dry sneezing (my apartment is a bit dry in the winter and she’s molting). Two days ago, I...
  19. J

    head shaking conure

    Lately (as in this morning), my gcc has started rapidly shaking her head. When I tried to look it up, all I could get was information on head bobbing or African Greys. This is not head bobbing but a side to side really quick shaking of her head, like when a dog shakes out their fur, but it's...
  20. N

    Pictures Lots of poop stuck at the bottom

    My cockatiel has a lot of poop stuck at her bottom area. Any idea what this may be?