1. Quetki

    curled tail

    I left my GCC alone all today and just got back. I instantly noticed that one of his smaller tail feathers are curling. I don't know why. I wasn't there at all today but I left him with fresh water and food. Is it stress? I wasn't home at all today so I don't know if he got it stuck and bent it...
  2. S

    Mutilated feathers and tail from flight feather "trim"

    I went to a pet store I trust and have gotten wing clippings for my smaller birds who have a higher risk of escapingg from some parts of the house. Today when I went in to get my budgies wing trimmed there was a new employee. I instructed him to only trim a few flight feathers and he said he was...
  3. V

    Please help! Burned Tail!

    Last night my new IRN got somewhere he shouldn't and burned his tail feathers. All of them, about halfway up. Now he has a "stumpy" tail. I don't think he was at all hurt, and thankfully his tail was the only part of him which touched the lamp, but I am so worried I have been up all night crying...
  4. S

    tatty macaw tail feathers

    hi i wouldnt say this is really a health concern as such but figured this might be the best section for advice... i have a greenwing macaw, lola, she is coming up to 5 months old (which could be the reason) and shes a lovely looking bird but her tail feathers are really tatty and scruffy (ill...
  5. W

    Could my Sun be pied? Also, question about odd tail feathers.

    I know very little about my Sun, Leo, except for that I bought him from a man who inherited him from his grandfather, who was the original owner and a breeder. Leo's said to be about five years old. He is banded, but the man I bought him from didn't have his disease testing or DNA sexing...
  6. S

    My Galah has lost all his tail feathers!

    Hi, I have a 6 month old Galah. I bought him a couple of months ago and since bringing him home all his tail feathers have come out one by one over a period of a couple of weeks. I don't know if he plucked them or if they just fell out but I'm a little concerned. Have I done something...