Question category: Health

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Fluffy cockatiel

I am concerned because my female ‘tiel is too much fluffy and I’ve been told that she is 2 months old (I bought her like 2 weeks ago). So, I am worried if she is fine or she is sick, plus she eats a lot. I am worried because the other male cockatiel is not […]

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cleaning the humans house

What kind of cleaning products can I use to clean my house but not harm my birds? This has probably been asked but I am new to owning birds. Thank You.

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Fluffy cockatiel

We think our tile is a girl. has not talked or sings, just whistling when we get home. I freak myself out watching videos of sick birds and then I am watching like a hawk so to speak. Is it bad that my tiel will sit on the chair and get fluffy and fall asleep? […]

Shared Ownership

Have you ever heard of anyone sharing the ownership of a bird successfully? i’m not talking about shared custody in a divorce but literally sharing the life of the bird into separate dwellings over equal share parts of time . I am considering it as an alternative to rehoming my Goffin.

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My African Gray is sick

My dog managed to put a tooth into our African Gray in between the cage bar. It did bleed from the below the eye. Since then the bird does not make any noise and is lethargic can’t seem to be able to keep his eyes opens and we noticed he hasn’t eaten or drank water. […]

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Bengaleze Finch

My Bengaleze finch has it’s beak open & closing as though it is panting & gasping for air. It also flicks it’s head from side to side now & then. Otherwise it is in good health. It is flying around, eating & drinking OK. I have isolated it in a cage from my other finches […]

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Leave alone?

I have only had my cockatiels about a month. Next week I am leaving for 3 days. Can I leave extra food for them or should I find someone to come feed them daily?

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Essential oils ok?

My question is not using essential oils on my parrotlet or diffusing them into the air. I would like to for example put a couple of drops of lavender oil on a cotton ball around 6 feet away from the birdcage.

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Sick Amazon Parrot

I have a sick amazon parrot that need to see a vet. Here in the Cayman Islands we do not have an avian vet. The only vets available here are regular vets and a wildlife vet. Who would you suggest.

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open mouh breathing Amazon

My 40 year oldyellow naped amazon has his mouth open most of the time while resting. no heavy breathing or nose discharge.

Is voice change normal

Is voice change normal? My African gray talks a lot. Lately I’ve noticed it sounds like his voice is kind of a broken record and it seems like his voice has changed. What could this be?

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Estimate birthday of my conure l?

I have a shot certificate with date his first shots were given. I want to know how old my conure could have been when he got his shots, so I may figure out when his birthday is?

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African Grey

I had called your office and talked to a representative about my African grey that I have been baby sitting. she was very informative. she mentioned I might try a reactangular perch my husband could make but she was not sure about the kind of wood that would be safe for the bird. Also recommended […]

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Pin feathers

My Sun Conure just recently got pin feathers for the first time. I know because he bit me when I touched on, haha! Anyways, I’m scared to touch him again but now I don’t know how to spend time with him. Should I just talk to him, or watch TV with him? Please help.

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ring neck doves in my yard

hello! i live in the san francisco bay area east. my neighbour and i are animal lovers who feed wilds and keep poultry. recently, a pair of ring-necked doves seems to have adopted our yards. i’ve lived in the area for 65 years and have never seen a ring-necked dove here before. we’d like to […]

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Indian ring neck parrot.

Hi, my parrot is sitting very quiet. He isnt talking. In the morning he was totally active. But nealry by 4.00 he became silent. He isnt eating much. He is eating only what he likes, like bananas and some seeds. He is just sleeping since 4.00. He doesn’t shows any interest i. anything. We dont […]

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Question of which ex and mate

So I have had my yellow naped parrot for 34 years now and I don’t know the sex and is it to late to give him a mate

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Cockatiel illness

My 29 yr. old cockatiel died two days ago. I had him since he was a baby. He had been heathy , on the same food for over twenty years. I’m concerned I caused his illness. A week ago I put one new seed treat in his cage. He ate a very small amount. I […]

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zebra finche

I live in Denmark and I’d like to know if finches can be placed in a closed balcony throughout the year. Our winters can be quite cold :((

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