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Is my cockatiel's feet injured?

zooky

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I just got my first cockatiel a few days ago and it seems to have a slight grey spot on both it's feet. I'm wondering if this is normal? It can perch properly but when it wants to grab something with it's feet it will hesitate to use it's feet and will just hover open without grabbing the item. Is this normal? Should I bring it to the vet earlier? IMG_20231227_170504.jpg Screenshot_2023-12-27-17-07-37-28_99c04817c0de5652397fc8b56c3b3817.jpg It's 5.5 months old. Thanks for the help.
 

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Nothing about the coloration looks suspect to me; bird feet come in a lot of colors, especially with mutations.

Hesitation before stepping up is normal, especially with a new bird. They are prey creatures, and naturally weary of new things :)
 

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His leg looks okay to me
 

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The color is fine. But it looks like there might be 2 small round bumbs on low ankle between two toes closest to the body. This could be gout .
Check to see if those bumps are real, and not just an illusion from how the picture turned out
 
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