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  1. StarMama

    What are the best worms/larva to feed a starling

    I am trying to figure out what I can safely feed Ray Charles in a foraging box or even a bowl. He is 14 weeks and a few days old and is no longer happy with his young bird diet. I have found mealworms, BFL, and now Phoenix worms. The first two also bring up the question of freeze dried or live...
  2. A

    Urgent Starling with a large bump/fissure on leg

    Hey everyone, I'm in a bit of a spot at the moment. Over the last week my pet starling - Nacho (~16 months old) has developed what appears to be a large bump that runs up one of his legs (photo attached). I currently have Covid so taking him to a vet at the moment isn't possible, but I'm...
  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. R

    The good, the bad, and the ugly about European Starlings

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about European Starlings As with all threads of this sort, this post will ultimately consist of my personal experiences with my individual birds and not be 100% true of all starlings. However, I'll start with the general or more physical traits that I feel are...
  5. Kile

    Vet Visit

    We have a vet visit this afternoon scheduled for Boo and the budgies just to check up on them and make sure everything is alright with Boo. I noticed yesterday she began to limp as if her foot was injured and it has continued today. Could have sprained something but I also want to make sure it...
  6. Saya

    Growing up and growing wings

    My baby starling (they are legal to keep as pets) has, in the past 4 days, gained the ability of flight (he's about 3 to 4 weeks old). He has started getting into really high places where I'd prefer him not be such as on top of ceiling fans and on cabinets. He is the sweetest little thing and...