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  1. G

    My cockatiel stopped liking me

    I’ve had my female cockatiel for about two years and we’ve always been very close and bonded, she was always very possessive of me and clingy, but suddenly only wants to hang out in her cage. She doesn’t seem afraid of me, she doesn’t get scared when I’m near her cage and I can still hand feed...
  2. A

    Bird is screeching in pain after flying and obsessively preening wings.

    My 3 and a half year old cockatiel, Oswald, flew to me today but immediately started screaming in obvious pain and preening constantly at her right wing. She would screech, turn to preen her wing, seem okay for a moment and then it repeats. She immediately became more irritable and didn’t want...
  3. N

    Is baking play dough/polymer clay safe?

    i want to make craft jewelry for my friends, and my attempts keep failing. i though clay/playdough would be a good idea, but i dont know if it can release fumes or something. so, is it safe for my birds?
  4. C

    Hi, I'm new and need some advice desperately (today if possible)

    Hello, So I have 2 cockatiels (Alvin and Alwyn) that were believed to be around 2 when I rescued them about 17-18 years ago. So are likely aroudn 20-21. I had no health problems with either of them until about 3 years ago. Then Alvin developed a rhinolith, they got it removed and thigns were...
  5. pearlthegoffin

    Blood in poop? HELP.

    Hi Guys! I’m new to the forum myself. But I’ve been going on here since I’ve adopted my 23 y/o Goffins Cockatoo Pearl, I’ve had her since December 2021. I’ve noticed today that she hassome abnormal droppings, last week I saw them as well but it went back to her standard green/dark green color…...
  6. R

    im not sure if my conure is unwell or not

    I have two conures, cinnamon (female, olive) and green cheek conure (male, rio). both are bonded and share the same cage. I was gone for 4 months so im not sure what their activity level or diet was like (even though i specifically ask ed for mainly pellets diet with fruits and veggies and...
  7. A

    My parrotlet is being crazy…

    I recently moved with my parrotlet. He seems to be handling the change well, he is usually very sassy and confident and doesn’t seem to be having any anxiety issues. I have noticed though, that after we moved, he has become extremely aggressive and territorial over his happy hut. I recently...
  8. Floyd The Macaw

    HELP! My scarlet macaw is displaying weird behaviors & vommiting

    My scarlet macaw is vommiting a white liquid on his favorite toy while eye pinning and talking. when he thinks im not looking he starts bobbing his head and slightly expanding his wings. i dont know if its regurgitation or actual vommit PLEASE HELP
  9. O

    Flight attacks

    Hi, I’m new to the forum. I recently adopted a 4 year old male blue naped amazon. We have reason to believe he has been passed around many families and was abused. He has a large scab on the top of his head and the previous owners kept him in a tiny dog cage and only fed him sunflower seeds...
  10. shohagysaima

    HELP! New GCC Baby Hatchling Lying On Back

    Hi guys, my green cheek Conure layed and hatched some eggs the first week of August this year and one of the babies seems to be lying on it’s back all the time. Is this normal? The mother is feeding the baby whenever and the abdomen is bigger than the crop. Is this normal too? I’ve been my...
  11. M

    Eastern Rosella's Sounds

    Hey, dear forum! This is my first post, reaching out to you guys seeking some help! So around 2 weeks ago my friend rescued an Eastern Rosella. Bird didn't bathe for nobody knows how long, it barely moved because the claws were too long, etc, etc. Now, almost 3 weeks later, the bird was taken to...
  12. S

    conure is too clingy and not playful

    All birds are different of course. but my sun Conure is absurdly clingy! he starts doing the thing where they twitch their wings as I leave the door and screams for hours while I'm gone. it annoys the hell out of my family. I adopted him from a local parrot aviary. they breed parrots and are an...
  13. M

    Concerned my CAG has started plucking :(

    Concerned my CAG has started plucking :( Advice please. My CAG Zelda is just over 2 years old. Always very happy and active. I make sure she has lots of out-of-cage time and plenty of interaction, and when she is in her cage she has a variety of toys for chewing and foraging. I also give...
  14. S

    Green skin???

    Help, my sweet little papaya has green skin on her legs. both of them. I only noticed this yesterday but did not realize how big of a spot it is on her. She is about 4 years old and hasn't shown any sign of illness. I give her and skye (her partner) fruits and seeds and a cuttle bone so it cant...
  15. K

    First Parrot Help - 6 mo Meyers (F)

    Hello, My fianc? and I recently adopted a Female Meyers parrot (Kiwi). When we got her, she was 5 months old and the breeder said she was hand fed. This is my first experience with a bird, but my fianc? grew up taking care of two orange winged Amazons. They were rescued from a negligent breeder...
  16. Ava.rg

    Help!! Advice needed

    Hi everyone! Happy to say I haven’t had to make a post in a very long time because my 1 year old green cheek and I have been very happy! So here’s my dilemma I can’t decide if I should take my bird with me the weeks I go to my dads house or not. the back story: Every summer I go to my dads...
  17. R

    How quickly does kidney damage happen for birds with poor diets?

    Hello, I am in a very tough spot right now after realizing I made a huge mistake with my green cheek conure. She is very sick and I want to get some advice. I thought my bird Cosmo was eating a healthy diet, but I guess I was not paying enough attention to what she ate out of what I gave her...
  18. A

    Ringneck won't land

    Hi! I have a 4 month old Indian ringneck parakeet named Rhino. We've only had him a few days. When he's flown about he doesn't land anywhere. He flies until he lands on the ground. I'm worried it's because eof his feet. He has a deformed foot. He can climb in his cage get himself balanced o...
  19. A

    Clipped Wing Help

    Hi all, Yesterday Aussie had a scare and got pretty injured after flying into a window a couple of times. Took her to the vet and he clipped her wings while she recovers from the injuries. She was clipped when I got her as a baby the last august but since then she's been flying around happily...
  20. L

    Help please what's this thing in my cockatiels nostril and eye

    hello everyone, I'm new here and I need help today I got my baby cockatiel and he's 22 days old I noticed this thing in his eye and his nostril (I attached pictures) and I'm kinda worried about him having respiratory problems in the future, is he alright? what is it? I asked my neighbor (who...
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