Help !! My female cockatiel is losing so many feathers!!

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She lost these in just one day , idk what’s happening but I’m very concerned about it , It just doesn’t look normal at all but she doesn’t have any bare spots rn idk what to do !!!
 

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Some molts are light.
some molts are heavy..

there have been times it looked like a feather pillow was dumped in the cage.

As my Tiels get older molting takes more energy out of them.
 
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Some molts are light.
some molts are heavy..

there have been times it looked like a feather pillow was dumped in the cage.

As my Tiels get older molting takes more energy out of them.
So how to know if it’s not just molt? I mean I also think that she’s having a molt but what if a parrot sheds feathers when there’s no molt how to know that ? How to know if it’s getting serious ?
 
So how to know if it’s not just molt? I mean I also think that she’s having a molt but what if a parrot sheds feathers when there’s no molt how to know that ? How to know if it’s getting serious ?
The other two possibilities I know of is
disease .
plucking.

I think plucking would be noticeable cuz it would normally be localized to a specific location.

disease. IDK but I think you look for mail-formed feathers at the shaft/base of the feathers. You may find photos if you google it.
 
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The other two possibilities I know of is
disease .
plucking.

I think plucking would be noticeable cuz it would normally be localized to a specific location.

disease. IDK but I think you look for mail-formed feathers at the shaft/base of the feathers. You may find photos if you google it.
Idk what’s mail formed , anyway Thnku
 
Idk what’s mail formed , anyway Thnku
I found this picture in 30 seconds On the internet (Wikipedia)
this is a mall formed feather.
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Oh mall formed , I was so confused as u wrote mail formed up there
I guess I am the only one who has problems with auto- correct “fixing” what I type.

my eyesight is not so good up close and my yellow nape gets angry when I wear my glasses. So I am largely guessing that what I type is close to accurate..
add to the fact that my spelling sux and my hands shake so much adds another layer of difficulty in posting q and A on any form.
 
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I guess I am the only one who has problems with auto- correct “fixing” what I type.

my eyesight is not so good up close and my yellow nape gets angry when I wear my glasses. So I am largely guessing that what I type is close to accurate..
add to the fact that my spelling sux and my hands shake so much adds another layer of difficulty in posting q and A on any form.
That’s totally Oky , even I used to have problems with this auto correction until I turned it off lol
 

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