Bird Type: Other Parrots

Lovebird trust (Follow up/Update)

Hello, it’s me again. This is meant to be a follow up question regarding Kiwi, my peach faced lovebird who I have asked about in a previous question Lovebird Trust I am writing this to inform you that it have been quite some time and I have worked on Kiwi was far as earning my […]


Hi there, I am looking to buy a parrotlet, and I have found a breeder who has a Celestial Green, which is just what I want. He is now 6/7 weeks old, but because of a holiday already booked, I will be bringing him home at 13/14 weeks old – is that a good age? […]

Egg laying

Please discuss how to prevent egg binding and what to do to help a momma bird keeps laying eggs with no mate? 1)How can we help her? 2) Also how much room do finches need? (Gouldin finches)

Eclectus fighting

I have a male and female Eclectus Parrots I can’t keep them together or they fight. The female is the one starting it. I’ve had them for 5 years in this last year my male has plucked most all his feathers. Do you know what I should do

Lovebird health

I have a 6 months old male peach faced lovebird who only weighs 42grams. From what I’ve read, he’s on the small side. He is very active and playful, but he doesn’t eat as much much as his cage mate. I feed them a high quality seed mix along with daily chops. Although not emaciated, […]

Drinking after dog

My bird will sometimes take a bath or drink out of the dog water bowl, is this something I need to be concerned about?

Quaker behavior

My 14-year-old Quaker has become more stubborn than usual. He refuses to step up or come out of his cage. His physical condition has not changed, and he is on a good diet including vegetables and Harrison‘s pellets. His personality is the same only he is more stubborn. My question is should I pick him […]

help my bird eat

I have had my bird for 27 years and have tried repeatedly over the 27 years to get him to eat pellets instead of the typical parrot food you find in the pet store. He is a most difficult bird when it comes to this. He wants to eat sunflower seeds and has literally refused […]

Nutristart Baby Bird Formula

Hello, I’m an Aviculturist who breeds and raises Macaws, Amazons, Eclectus, Conures and Parrotlets. I’ve used the baby bird formula for years. And, produce huge, healthy babies. Far superior to other commercial prepared formulas. Now, it is no longer available in the 25 lb size? I do not want a new formula for conures and […]

Strange behaviour

Hi, this is Lakshmi again and I have another bird who , when I put my hand in a circle , bites me and rubs his butt. Me and my family don’t know what his gender is or how old he is, but it looks very odd.


Hi, my name is Lakshmi and I five birds , in which one them keeps falling and missing it’s landing. What do I do ?

fertilize egg

just to ask do the hen lovebird also fertlize the egg? Is there a infertile hen bird.?if.. How can you know if the hen is in fertile

suggestions for older pet owners

Please have one (or more) of your panel of experts open a discussion of planning/providing care for our birds should something happen to us owners. This is a major issue with every older parrot owner I know, including myself. I’m in my mid-60’s and my oldest bird is only 31 and obviously there is a […]

Bird food for different species of parrots

Hello Brenda, I am the mother and owner of thirteen beautiful birds. I don’t know if my email was received. I had written a couple of days ago. In regards to what to feed my precious babies. Especially in regards to Dr. Lafeber’s Nutriberries , Avicakes and Pelletberries. I for the life of me; do […]

Lovebird Napping Positions

Hello. My lovebird is about 5 months old. He loves to lay down when he takes naps. He also loves to be in pockets and in our hair. We bought him a hanging coconut toy and he loves to sleep in there at night. Is that normal/okay?

My bird got obsessed with mirrors

Hello. So i have a cockatiel and an indian ringneck. My cockatiel doesnt bond with him and he is very shy . Its been 2 years since im having him and my indian ringneck for 10 months. They are always together on the same perch high up near the ceiling so that they can be […]


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