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 […]
Sick female, aggressive male
Hi, we have a pair of cockatiels snd it’s their 1st time laying eggs. The female got sick after the 3rd egg and her mate got aggressive with her and literally threw her out of the cage! He refuses to allow her to sit on the eggs. He took over all the csre of the […]
Severe Macaws and Wings of Compassion website?
Hi, My longtime friend and companion Merlin, a 42+ year old severe macaw, recently passed away. Two questions: What is the average lifespan of severe macaws? I was told by the veterinarian that you hosted a website called Wings of Compassion, but I cannot find it on-line. Can you please point me to your Wings […]
Hi , I have a parakeet It’s being going on 6 months now. All of a sudden she is trying to get out of her cage it’s like she just lost it and she wants out. she keeps eating more than usual. Can you help me?
Screeching Green Cheek Conure
We adopted Merlin 3 years ago. She was rescued after spending time on San Diego’s streets. For 2 years she was quiet in terms of screeching, only when she got really scared or bothered. But recently, whenever she stands at the top of her cage facing a large window looking out to our small backyard, […]
I found a parrot yesterday in the streets. He was very injured and was unable to stand up and fly. He was attacked by crows or some other bird. And I took him in, sheltered him. His legs were looking bad but now he is okay. BUT…he cannot stand up. He falls down on his […]
Is soy milk ok?
I have a Parrotlet and he keeps trying to drink my Soymilk when I get a glass to sit down and relax at the TV with. He got a taste the other day but I didn’t want him drinking it in case he could get sick. Is it ok to let him drink it after […]
I had 2 cockatiel birds and one got out the cage and flew away. His wings were clipped but the wind got under him and took him away. My other bird has been calling for the him but he hasn’t made it home. If I got a new cockatiel to keep him company, would my […]
A month ago I put my 13 yr old budgie on Lafeber food. He eats Avi Cakes, nutrinerries for senior parakeets and fruit nutrberries. In another cup he has a pellet which he sort of eats mixed with a small amount of quality seeds. His diet is honestly mostly Lafeber. He gets broccoli carrots peas […]
Behavior of my two cockatiels chirping
I have a female cockatiel for about two months and introduced a male cocktail shortly after. I’m certain about the sex of both because of the tails; one have alternating black and white and the other just solid black feathers. The male does this chirping or singing and begins to move closer to the female […]
My Grey Is Afraid Of Its Cage
My 21 year old African Grey has suddenly become afraid of being in her cage. I haven’t changed anything. I can’t see anything around the cage that looks different. What can I do?
I have a 47 year old yellow crested cockatoo, and there is no veteran close to where I live, I myself are 72 years old , I’m concerned, she has never been to a vet. And every year she lays 2 or 3 eggs, she sits on them, never breaks or eats them and when […]
Diet of Fledgling bird
I brought an abandoned Chimney Swift fledgling to my home because I don’t feel it is safe being around there.I studied about it’s diet as it only eats insects but is it safe for a Chimney Swift to eat an Egg-White of a boiled egg?
My budgie just comes to me for treats
I rescued my pet budgie just s month ago. It took him a week to come on to my hand for a treat. But every time he’s out of the cage and has finished his treat he just flies to a chair opposite a big mirror in our dining. He can sit on it practically […]