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Old 06-24-2019, 08:27 AM
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Re: Concern over down feathers on wings

Bella my African grey had a similar appearance when I first got her. In her case she was a plucker ( and still is) but her wing feathers got better over time.

From the look of your Orange wing I would say your bird is a plucker also. Once birds start plucking it's difficult to get them to stop.

When Bella would groom herself she would almost attack her wings and I came up with the term " aggressive grooming" to describe what she was doing.

There could be something in the environment that is upsetting your bird, with Bella it was a dog the original owners purchased.

I wish you luck in getting your bird fixed up and calmed down.

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