travel

  1. O

    Excited to Be Here!

    Hello Everyone & Your Birds, I have had smaller birds (budgies, greys), and used to work caring for hawks and owls, but I am about to become a first time mom to a Green and Gold Macaw by the name of Orinoco The Pirate. I am adopting him from the wife of one of my hospice patients. He is about...
  2. C

    Conures and planes?

    Hey there! Brand new to this forum. I recently moved to Alaska but left my sun conure Simba behind with my parents so I could settle in before moving him up. Now that I'm pretty settled, I'm getting more and more anxious about getting him up here with me. He's a pretty nervous bird, getting...
  3. S

    Moving parrot from Texas to Puerto Rico

    Hello all! I am new to parrot forums so thank you for having me! I have a question regarding moving parrots. We are moving from Texas to Puerto Rico. We have a double yellow headed amazon, also we are trying to acquire a blue and gold macaw from a neighbor who must get rid of the parrot...
  4. T

    Traveling/Vacationing with Parakeets

    Hi there! I was wondering if anyone had experience with having to leave their parakeets behind for vacation matters. I am currently a college student, and I plan from moving from where I live now, Hawai'i, to Oregon to transfer into a zoology degree. I also have 2 parakeets, their names are...
  5. Squeeing_Onion

    Safe Boarding or Pet Sitting in Minnesota

    Heya! I am looking for ideas on a safe, secure place to board my precious baby, Bongo, or a reliable service that provides Pet Sitting at home, though I doubt I'll find the later one being that I live up more in the northern country areas of Minnesota. Anywhere in Minnesota is close enough for...
  6. S

    Airline approved cages for Budgies

    I have my 5 month old budgie relocating with me to Sweden soon and was wondering if anyone had travel crate/accessories recommendations. I'll be on United Airline and then SAS :greenyellow:
  7. W

    Flying: Travel with Conure

    I am planning on going home for Thanksgiving. I will be there for 3 days, flying to and from for 2 of them. The flight is only an hour. I was wondering if I should bring my Conure. She will have been with me for 2 weeks before this flight. I don't want to leave her at home as no-one will be...
  8. M

    International Travel with conure

    Hi! So I recently adopted a 4-month old Green cheek conure named Mango. He belonged to my friend but she couldn't take care of him so I took him in. The problem is, I need to travel to Jordan for 4 months and I want to take him with me. I booked for the 16th of August which is a little over 2...
  9. S

    Help Looking For Macaw Carier

    so long story short my GW macaw comes to work daily (or used to). i had a small/medium sized dog cage with a perch attached that lived in the back of the car. someone stole my car cage and all. i'm using a cover car at the minute and might need to end up replacing my car but regardless, buying...
  10. T

    Bird Backpacks (first ever thread/forum)

    Hey everyone, I am wondering about bird backpacks and if they are safe, as well if it may be to overwhelming for birds, and others opinions on them and or experiences with them, here is a link to the website I first saw these backpacks on. https://www.celltei.com/birds-parrots.html . this is...
  11. D

    Travelling with GCC by train

    I'm travelling home for a few days with my GCC on the train. Just wondering if there are any dangerous fumes on a train I should be wary of? I don't think there are but I wanted to make sure :) he has a travel cage, food and water and toys as well as a cage that we'll assemble once we arrive up...
  12. S

    Love Bird Illness

    Dear Members, Can anyone help me, my male lovebird quite often turns head like it is looking to his shoulders or something is bothering it. Recently we traveled and it was in a cage. I dont know what has happened to it. Can anyone help if any medicine can help?
  13. LoveMyConlan

    Travel carrier for GCC and Sun Conure?

    I'm looking into a small travel carrier for my GCC and Sun Conure. Currently my GCC has traveled, to the vet and back, in a small plastic cat carrier. However, there isn't enough room between the top of the carrier and the spot where I could place a perch. So when traveling he clings to the...
  14. B

    leaving eclectus with another carer for extended periods

    Hi! I am considering the idea of getting a young eclectus, but I have a couple of questions that I can't find answers for online. If anyone could direct me to pre existing threads or give advice/opinions I'd be very appreciative. I'm pretty sold on eclectus as the best kind of bird for us...
  15. J

    Shipping advice for macaw

    I need to ship my 8 year old green wing macaw from Tampa, FL to Los Angeles, CA. I'd like recommendations for reputable transportation services. I will be shipping her between Jan-March 2015. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  16. sunnyskittles

    Road Trip w/ Sun Conue??

    My hubs and I have a two year old Sun Conure, Skittles. We are planning to drive to W.VA to visit my grandparents from Houston, TX for Christmas this year. We will NOT board her, I cannot begin to fathom leaving her with someone she doesn't know for nearly two weeks. We are planning on bringing...
  17. F

    Air travel with cockatoo

    Very long story short, I recently inherited two birds, a Goffin's cockatoo and a sun conure. They are currently located on the East Coast, and I live on the West Coast. I am planning on traveling by air with them either as carry-ons, or with them in cargo. Either way, my question stands: WHERE...
  18. EnglishMuffin

    Seeking advice re: travel, cages and insurance!

    Hi fellow twitchers :) I am hoping to get a baby pineapple conure towards the end of April and I have a couple of questions I'd like some advice on. firstly, I am a temporary resident and not a permanent resident of Canada. I am going through the process of applying for my residency, and it is...
  19. S

    Vacation: Board / Pet Sitter / or Take With Us?

    Hi everyone, My daughter has been waiting a long time to get a cockatiel, and will probably get to bring her new feathered friend home this week! :grey: We have a vacation planned at the end of August - 3 days in a cottage and then a week at my mom's house, so 11 days total. We will be...
  20. O

    B&G Macaw Problem

    Hello, I am a proud owner of an African Grey, Coocoo :grey:, who is now 3 years old :) he is sweet, loving and very talkative. Yesterday arrived my brother's B&G Macaw from the States where he had him for 2 years. The Macaw is 2 1/2 years old and LOVES my brother. My brother will arrive to...
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