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Stress marks?

Kharilithr

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Hi all could you please advise whether these are stress marks? Seem to only be on one wing?

She's been eating and drinking. Has access to plenty of fruit, veg and pellets .
Goes out for a minimum of 4-5 hours (she's let out alot more most of the time.)
Very affectionate.

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How long since your bird last had a molt?
 

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How long is your bird with you?
It could be stress bars. Make sure that the days are predictable.
Maybe if you know a little about her history, that could help.
I would pay a visit to my avian vet if I were you. They can advice you the best in making sure your bird is healthy. Good luck!
 

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Doesn't look like stress bars to me. Looks like he's nibbled on them a bit.
 

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How long is your bird with you?
It could be stress bars. Make sure that the days are predictable.
Maybe if you know a little about her history, that could help.
I would pay a visit to my avian vet if I were you. They can advice you the best in making sure your bird is healthy. Good luck!
Hi,

She is lovely with me however gets quite bitey if anyone else goes near me. If I don't also give her attention when she out she will also bite (like if I need to answer a phone call) apart from that she snuggles up to me and preens me. Eats well, no signs of illness except maybe the wing colour changes shown below.
 

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She seems to nibble her wings and her legs quite a bit.
Does she take baths? If not, mist her with room temperature water until she's nice and wet.
Does she have toys? Lovebirds love destruction toys like parrot pinatas and birdie kabobs. It keeps them nice and busy. :)
She doesn't look all that bad really. Beautiful little birdie.
 

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Stress bars develop as the feathers are actually growing which means you’ll usually see it on both sides of your bird if they are there, these feathers just look a little well worn/older to me.
You might notice your bird tends to lean on the cage bars or a toy regularly with the side that you see the most wear on?
 

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As she hasn´t had a moult yet, these feathers are likely in such condition from when she was in the nest. The first moult should fix it when her plumage is replaced with vibrant new feathers. I really wouldn´t be too concerned just now, Baby plumage does often get beaten and worn. Once the adult feathers grow in, offering baths and some sunshine can help with keeping feathers in good condition. :)
 

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Does she take baths? If not, mist her with room temperature water until she's nice and wet.
Does she have toys? Lovebirds love destruction toys like parrot pinatas and birdie kabobs. It keeps them nice and busy. :)
She doesn't look all that bad really. Beautiful little birdie.
She has plenty of baths and I'll have a look at more toys..she gets bored easy.
 
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