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  1. L

    Wired feathers

    Hello I have had my bird since 2020 but until recently I've noticed that lemons feathers are looking like this I noticed like 2 weeks ago and started to take extra care of lemon (since I go to medical school, the term that I was on at the time didn't allow me to give them the time lemon...
  2. CreyzLulu

    HELP!

    My lovebird does this every few months or so! I do not know what gets him to do this! I know its the winter time and our house is really warm he even does it in the summer! Could it be the dust?? I rolled my windows down an hour or so ago so maybe it is because of that? He also scratches his...
  3. A

    Urgent Budgie With Weird Symptoms

    Hey all, I am a semi-new bird owner. I got Basil (male parakeet) almost a year ago in March, and he's been a healthy and happy little guy up to this point. He was from a local pet store, so he's a bit skittish and I don't handle him too often, but he's very energetic and loves to fly around and...
  4. BabyBirdMa

    Choking, hiccups or sick?

    I’m in a bit of a panic. It’s in the middle of the night and my parakeet: Lydia started making this coughing/sneezing/hiccup? Soft, squeaky sound. I turned on my flashlight to examine her and she kept acting like she was trying to cough something up. She eventually stopped and hasn’t since made...
  5. LiefDuivel

    Sneezing and Weird Doubling Over Motion - Urgent

    I have a video attached of the weird motion, it's really scaring me and i'm not sure if he's okay. I have a vet appointment scheduled on the 3rd, and i just need to make sure he'll be okay until then - that's 4 days away. He's been sneezing a lot the past few days, but had no nasal discharge or...
  6. BabyBirdMa

    Sudden Aggression In Parakeet.

    So as you all know my Parakeet: Heisinbird was diagnosed with Cancer. He was given only a week to live but has miraculously survived several, months later and is thriving. The vets said the tumor was still present but growing more slowly than they expected. I am grateful for every day I still...
  7. BabyBirdMa

    Sneezing Conure.

    So my Pineapple Greencheek just sneezed in my face and it felt wet. She sneezed three, more times after that. Is this normal? Would I be overreacting if I took her and her cagemate to the vet over this? I am really worried but at the same time uncertain. If this isn’t cause for concern just yet...
  8. R

    Urgent my budgie has a scratch/wound on his cere, i'm not sure if it's normal

    i'm not sure of the particular reason for this but a few hours ago, my budgie had a scratch on his nose. i didn't notice it at the time but i've noticed it now. i attached his nose before and after. if it's bad what should i do?
  9. Z

    Urgent Budgie is making gurgling sounds when breathing (not consistent but enough to be noticeable)

    My rescue is making these noises when breathing, not always, I notice he does it when he’s stressed or sometimes at night (not beak grinding). I’ve been looking all over for similar situations but so far found no other posts or people talking about what it could possibly be. See Link for video...
  10. bug_inarug

    URGENT - Transporting birds in wildfire smoke

    Please respond! I need to bring my birds to a boarding facility because I'm going away. The air in my area right now is full of wildfire smoke, the air quality right now is a 10, with 11 being the worst. Is there any way I can keep my birds safe in their carrier? Maybe a blanket to cover the...
  11. M

    Urgent Budgie Making weird noises after flight

    Hi everyone, new to the forum just so I can get some help and advice for my sick budgie, Gwen. On Saturday, my husband and I came home to find Gwen breathing a little heavily, puffy, and leaning to one side. She was limping a bunch and we thought she may have hurt her leg when we were gone...
  12. FinchORI

    Zebra Finch in need of new home + where I’ve been + sad story

    Hello everyone. I have not been active for a while for a combination of mental health stuff and bird stuff. As some of you might remember, I had two female zebra finches, Arlo and Will. Quite a while ago, Will started acting very strange, drooping over, pecking at her foot, many other symptoms...
  13. M

    Urgent: Ruptured air sac not healing

    I’ve been trying to get advice for this though my usual alleys but I’m not getting the information that I need so I’m trying a parrot forum instead. Birds are birds right? I have a baby chicken with a ruptured air sac which I have been treating for WEEKS now and it just isn’t healing. We went...
  14. B

    urgent: AC broke, budgies stressed and overheated

    i really don't know what to do here. i don't know anyone that can really help. where we live, it gets pretty hot this time of year, especially towards the beginning of summer. our ac broke after a thunderstorm and my room has been very stuffy. it gets fixed on thursday, but i'm worried about my...
  15. Birdsbirbs

    Conure behaviour out of control. HELP!

    Hey guys, so recently my conure has had the worst behaviour he has ever had. I think it started about two weeks ago, but it could have been sooner. He's about 2 1/2 years old, suspected male. Out of the blue, he started eating everything. He's never done this before. He's eaten 3 cords, a...
  16. babybagel

    Help! Mated budgie pair not eating!

    Hi, I have mated pair of budgies (first time parents) who so far have 4 healthy newborn babies. But just recently the male has almost completely stopped eating and seems to be looking for something, although I'm utterly baffled to what it is. Since the male is not eating, he won't feed the...
  17. I

    Vet visit...

    Hello everyone my budgie is turning 8 and she’s been sneezing when I put her to bed and has dried clear discharge above her nares in the morning. I made an appointment with an avian vet for Monday but am very nervous and worried the stress might make her more sick..she’s acting totally normal...
  18. I

    Budgie sneezing fit before bed, little discharge

    Hello everyone, my budgie is about 8 years old and she is female. She is eating well and flying. However at night when I put her to sleep she has sneezing fits? In the morning when I take her out she’ll have a little bit of dried discharge above her nares that appears to be clear. Please help...
  19. T

    Black skin under wing?

    Hi! I adopted a new gcc (I think American dilute to be specific) recently (Peaches) and I haven't noticed anything wrong with her. She doesn't have any symptoms for any other diseases from what I've observed. However, today when she stretched her wings, I noticed one of them seemed dark. I...
  20. Road•kill

    My extended family is neglecting their galah -- please help!!!

    ***This is my first thread here so please be kind :)*** I only recently got into bird keeping, and I only just realised how terribly neglected my family's galah is. His name is billy and he is a stunning pink and grey. Unfortunately, they are not very good owners :(. I am a minor, so I doubt...
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