parakeet

  1. carlsnuts

    Budgie stargazing for around 3 and a half weeks, what else should I do to help him?

    Okay, so let’s start this off: I’m a university student who absolutely ADORES birds and grew up around parakeets, so I have a little bit of knowledge when it comes to maintaining their needs. So around two and a half months ago, me and my boyfriend made the decision to adopt these two birds...
  2. B

    HELP!!!!

    Don’t exactly know whats going on with my female parakeet… 😓 I dont know what that white “fur” is. She’s been nesting on eggs but they never hatched. her stomach looks a little puffy and white
  3. M

    Indian ring neck or African ring neck?

    Indian ring neck or African ring neck? I got Kiko when he was almost 1 month old and his beak was kind of bright. He’s 4 months old now. Can anyone please help me out. Ps: I have an Indian ring neck named peeko he’s an adult (I got him as an adult 1 year ago) and he checks out every details...
  4. J

    Can I have 2 budgies and a Turq parakeet in the same cage?

    I recently rescued 3 birds (2 budgies and 1 turquoisine parakeet). They have been living in extremely small cages right next to each other for years. I feel horrible for the Turk as she is all alone and I would love for her to be around other birds (there is nowhere near me to get another turq)...
  5. RingneckRave

    Bird pictures from botanical gardens

    Photo dump! Here are a bunch of pictures I took at Wagga Wagga botanical gardens NSW one time, can't remember when. It's so cool there, I suggest pop in if any of you Australians cross in through there, they have many birds. There was a female rainbow lorikeet, and I kept seeing different...
  6. RingneckRave

    RIngneck growing ring!!

    I am very excited, as only a few days ago I spotted some tiny black feathers underneath Bluey's chin. He's a boy! And he is going to grow a handsome black ring!! To be honest, I already figured he was a boy based on his behaviour, but now it is confirmed. Does anyone else remember when they...
  7. B

    Feather duster budgies and quality of life

    Hi all! I was buying a flight cage that I found on Facebook marketplace from a family that has a lot of budgies in a variety of cages and aviaries. When I was there, I noticed that their English budgies were separated into two cages. In the first cage was a male/female bonded pair, along with...
  8. H

    Male has died! 3 week old babies only have mom what do I do?!

    💔😢I need advice: Our pair had their first clutch. Babies are a few days older than 3 weeks old. However dad died unexpectedly this morning, we are heartbroken. Will the hen feed the babies still? She isn’t sitting with them as much is that normal for this age? I’ve seen her go in and immediately...
  9. B

    PLS HELP!!! I THINK SHES DYING 😢

    my female bird has been all of a sudden been shredding paper and been doing this odd behavior. today i saw she was laying down like this. i did not see any abnormalities in her poop either. pls help me, shes my baby and im so worried. she’s eating and drinking normally too. 🥺
  10. Kitty16

    Haven’t been on here for awhile so here’s an update.

    Milo (M) and Skittle (F) have been doing better but we still aren’t fully bonded, Milo will easily and quickly jump onto my hand for millet but not so much for Skittle, she’s still scared of my hands but she goes on my hands a lot more than she used to, I recently got them new friends 2 weeks...
  11. EngineerGaming

    Accidentally closed door on my parakeet

    Hey folks, just wanna share something that happens this morning. A few hours ago, I took my parakeets out into a small sunroom so that they could fly around. But this particular parakeet's name is Clyde. After I got all of the parakeets out of their cage and into the sunroom, I left the room...
  12. KazutheBudgie

    Parakeet suddenly freaking out? (Update)

    Hello, I'm a fairly new parakeet/budgie owner and my little guy has been kind of spooking me lately. I've had him for around almost a year now, coming up to around 9 months, and he's a very happy and healthy bird. He sleeps soundly in his cage, has free flight all around my room (and the house...
  13. M

    Health concern on budgie's cere

    Hello! I am not an owner of budgies myself, but my grandmother is. She has 3 budgies (2 males, 1 female, at least 6 years old), all in the same cage. Upon looking at her budgies today, I noticed that the female has an overgrown cere. I can't tell if it's covering her nostrils, but apparently...
  14. Kitty16

    Budgie bath!

    So I misted them a few days ago and they were fine with it but then I lost my spray bottle.. I got a new spray bottle and today I misted them and they instantly started preening, she mainly just wanted millet but she was preening, here’s a picture of him after I misted them.
  15. Kitty16

    Budgie petting.

    So my budgies are used to my hands enough to start going on them but when do I start petting them? I always see a bunch of videos of people petting their parrots but how do I know when I get to that point to where they’re bonded enough? I’ve tried to pet them a few times but it just confuses...
  16. Kitty16

    Toy making questions!

    So I made a toy from some toilet paper rolls that I’d like to fill with paper Easter grass because I’ve seen many toys have Easter grass but I would like to see a second opinion from you guys, and since I’m asking this, toilet paper rolls are fine for them right? (I haven’t given them the toy I...
  17. kimoakley

    Is my lineolated parakeets preen gland impacted?

    Just looking for some advice in case i'm overreacting. I've never really paid attention to the gland before so i'm not sure if this looks unusual. My parakeet is 3 years old and the sex is unknown. If I'm not just being paranoid and there is a real issue here doesn't anyone know how to fix it...
  18. D

    Found A LOST Plum-Headed Parakeet and Need Advice

    Hi, last night my neighbors found a parakeet in their backyard, specifically a plum headed parakeet. I already have two parakeets and a spare clean cage on hand so after catching it I brought it home while we look for it’s owners. Does anyone know if they have any specific dietary needs or any...
  19. caintowers

    My new budgie was traumatised on day 3... advice please!

    Hello y'all and thanks in advance. I've been wanting a pet bird for years, and years, and years, and finally felt I was in a place where I could adopt one. I purchased a beautiful blue budgie and got him set up in a lovely cage with everything a bird could desire. He spent the first day...
  20. J

    Had A Trio Of Budgies. One Died & I Feel POWERLESS On What To Do Next(THEY ARE LONELY)

    I had 3 Budgies 1 Green Male(3-4 years Old) 1 White Female(3-4 years old) (Passed Away) 1 Blue Female(7 years old) They used to all be in the same big cage, in the same room. However, earlier of this month: Both females got sick. The White one with a tumor, and the other with a prolapsed...
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