Ask Lafeber


April 13, 2021

Ring neck loosing feathers.

I have a Indian ring neck parakeet and for some reason he started to loose his feathers near his eyes. I’m confused on why.. please let me know if theirs anything I can do to help him grow his feathers back.


Hi Maria,

When a bird loses feathers around the eyes, it often means he has a sinus or respiratory infection or problem. It’s best to take him to an Avian Vet so he can be diagnosed and treated.

Thank you for asking Lafeber,


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