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  1. Diveks

    Harness for softbills?

    Hello, I have a softbill (chestnut breasted malkoha) that stick with me wherever I go around the house. He acts almost like a toucan although insectivorous/carnivorous and tend to chase every single moving thing that’s small. He is very hyper and jumps around everywhere, how should I put the...
  2. shelby.pax

    Less Dusty Pigeon Breed

    Hi, I've been looking into different softbills to figure out which one is the best indoor apartment pet and recently found out that some pigeon breeds are apparently not that dusty. I was told the pouters are the least dusty followed by high flyers and rollers. I was wondering if anybody can...
  3. shelby.pax

    How Dusty are Starlings and Doves?

    Hi, I'm interested in getting a softbill bird in the near future and starlings and doves seem like the top candidates. They seem very personable and sweet. I have been reading on dustiness and I was wondering if anybody knows how dusty starlings and/or doves are? I've had a green cheek conure...
  4. Fawnia

    Pigeons vs Ringneck Doves as Companions

    Hello, currently I have 2 budgies who are a joy to watch, but don't like to be to be held, which I understand. I really want a bird that I can hold and get along with though. Sadly, with my busy work schedule, I feel like getting a parrot would not be the right choice, for I know they are very...
  5. Bambi

    Wait for vet or take to ER? ASAP!!! (toucan)

    Hey guys, thank you in advance for reading. The long and short of it: My bird is displaying some really concerning symptoms and I'm trying to decide whether I should wait until his regular vet opens on Monday or take him into an emergency vet. Some things to note: He is an aracari! Most...