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Parrots: Cummnaction between each other!, maggie
maggie: Hi Jessica, This type of mimicing is very common. You and your bird have chosen this popping sound as your contact call. You can read more about contact calls in this article: http://www.companionparrot.com/Contact%20Calls.htm I hope this helps....

Parrots: cage, stainless steel cages, idea what kind
stainless steel cages, idea what kind, bird cage: JOE, I FEEL THE STAINLESS STEEL CAGES ARE BETTER AND LAST FOR MANY MANY YEARS. I WOULD TRULY BE SCARED TO PAINT A BIRD CAGE. IF U KNOW A PET SHOP NEAR YOU GO IN AND ASK WHAT THE CAGE IS PAINTED WITH I HAD A WHITE ONE FOR MY COCKATOO AND IT STAYED NICE TILL...

Parrots: cage, spray millet, food dishes
spray millet, food dishes, size cage: Hi, Usman. This cage size is too small. By the time you add perches, food dishes, toys, the bird will not have enough room. The minimum size cage, after all accessories have been added, would be one in which your tiel can vigorously flap its wings without...

Parrots: cage cackatoo, heavy metal toxicity, suitable cage
heavy metal toxicity, suitable cage, birds beak: Joe, I absolutely would not put a cockatoo in a galvanized cage. Glavanized cages have a whole lot of zinc in the welds which can be toxic/fatal to your bird. I have also not seen a galvanized cage that would be strong enough to hold up to the powerful...

Parrots: What can I cage with a cockatiel?, whole grain pasta, outdoor aviary
whole grain pasta, outdoor aviary, avian veterinarian: Hi Cori, I think getting your bird a friend is an excellent idea. Cockatiels in the wild live in large flocks and your bird will most likely benefit from having a friend. I currently house my budgies with cockatiels in a large outdoor aviary and they...

Parrots: cage cockatoo, special paint, bird cage
special paint, bird cage, cockatoo: Hi Joe I found a site to help you out better than I about paint. I never painted a bird cage, just bought the stainless kind or already painted white. U might want to research more about paint also. Use google as your search for I am not going to tell...

Parrots: cage and combining birds, nanday conure parrot, size cage
nanday conure parrot, size cage, two birds: It s never a good idea to mix birds of different species, especially if you want them to stay tame (no matter how big the cage). Most of the time, one bird will pick on the other or they ll bond and not like you anymore. Quakers are VERY confidant birds (even...

Parrots: to get it out of the cage without it flying away, new bird, sandeep
new bird, sandeep, new friend: Hello Sandeep and thank you for your post. When I first get a new bird into my home, I do not try to handle it for the first week. This gives the bird a chance to get used to its new environment so that it s not so overwhelming when I start taming/training...

Parrots: is this cage ok, willow trees, conure
willow trees, conure, perches: I have looked at the cage and I think its a bit small. It is a bit smaller than the recommended dimensions for a conure so I think a bit bigger would be great. Always buy the biggest you can afford. Even if he is out of the cage for 4 hours a day, he still...

Parrots: is this cage ok?, dowel rods, perches
dowel rods, perches, cockatiel: Hi, Kelli. Thanks for posting! I hope I looked at the right cage...the Prevue 117W for $95 for cockatiels? Photos like this can be deceiving, but I don t think this cage is big enough, even for a cockatiel, by the dimensions given on the site. By the...

Parrots: cage size, size cage, cage size
size cage, cage size, night time: Hi again! One of our easiest ways to judge cage size is FIRST - the bars are spaced close enough so their heads can t poke through them (and get stuck). Then, when you think the cage is big enough, buy the next size up. :) We want the birds to be...

Parrots: cage territory, quaker parakeets, quaker parrot
quaker parakeets, quaker parrot, upatsix: Hi, It is unfortunately very common for quaker parakeets to become territorial over their cage. Here are some articles that should help you work through this: http://www3.upatsix.com/liz/articles/territory.html http://www.quakerparrots.com/qtips/keeping_quakers_entertained.htm...

Parrots: cage, zinc powder, chipped paint
zinc powder, chipped paint, cage building: Hello, Galvanized Cage wire does have zinc on it.. since it is galavanized. So, if the bird chews or mouths the cage bars/wire, then it is possible for them to ingest the zinc. I use galavanized wire for my bird cages, but since it is specially made for...

Parrots: cages, copper tubing, african grey
copper tubing, african grey, building material: Hello, I haven t really heard much about types of tubing that can and cannot be used for cage materials, I know for certain that anything with zinc is definitely NOT a good material to use. What do you mean by the tubing being sealed? If you re just using...

Parrots: two cages, feed dishes, cockatail
feed dishes, cockatail, bird birds: Hi, Peter. Thanks for posting! I don t believe this is a matter of whether it s a good idea or not, but rather what your preferences are for your living arrangements with your bird. Birds can get used to just about any situation! If you have a need...

Parrots: cages, copper water pipe, copper salts
copper water pipe, copper salts, zinc toxicity: Sorry it took me a couple of days to get back to you, but I wasn t sure how to answer your question... so I asked some bird people I know for their advice, here is what I got: Response #1: I can imagine polished copper water pipe making a nice looking...

Parrots: caging diff. birds, green cheeked conure, cage mate
green cheeked conure, cage mate, sized cage: There is no for sure other bird that would work I would suggest trying to stay as close to the species as possible. maybe another pyruhah (SP) conure like a maroon belly or a crimson those are gorgeous! Just be careful and introduce both birds adequately before...

Parrots: My caique, caique, birds
caique, birds, animals: Hi, Teena. Thanks for posting! I need more details! Why is your bird limping? What makes you think she is sad? Is this bird tame? Do you have other birds/animals in your home? How old is your bird? The more details you can provide, the better I m...

Parrots: canaries, outdoor aviary, parents care
outdoor aviary, parents care, budgies: Hi, Dorothy, I don t know anything about canaries specifically...they are different subspecies of bird than parrots. However, if you are colony breeding your birds, i.e., breeding pairs in same enclosure with other breeding or nonbreeding birds, the culprit...

Parrots: cant approach grey, pet shop owner, emotional creatures
pet shop owner, emotional creatures, bird world: MC- This grey will take a lot of work... but if you are willing to give him the time he needs... I m sure you will have a life-long bond with this bird. Just always keep in mind that greys are the intellectuals of the bird world. Talk to them and treat...

Parrots: i cant stop my parrot, feathered friend, companions
feathered friend, companions: Hi Kathy, There are so many possible causes for your feathered friend to be nipping that it s difficult to address them all at once. Take a look here and let me know if there are any questions ok? This site pretty much addresses it all for our fantastic...

Parrots: care of a military macaw, military macaw, social birds
military macaw, social birds, military macaws: First things first, there is no such thing as a dumb question. At least as far as I am concerned. We all have to start someplace, and your question is very valid. Are you able to handle these birds? If so, that is great and half of the battle is won on...

Parrots: care for a parrotts beek, avian vet, inlaws
avian vet, inlaws, amazon: This bird needs to be taken to an avian vet to have the beak professionally trimmed and filed down. It is not safe for you or your inlaws to do this on their own. You can find an avian vet in your area by searching these websites: http://www.parrotpro.com/avianlst.htm...

Parrots: caring for my bird., hard boiled egg, spicey foods
hard boiled egg, spicey foods, egg yolk: Hi Toni Yes, you can and should spray the bird real good every day. Buy a good fruit seed mix. I also buy some salflower white seed and add, they seem to enjoy extra of that added. I get by the pound at feed store. They can eat most anything but too spicey...

Parrots: caring for cockatiles, cockatile, preferred diet
cockatile, preferred diet, bird seeds: Hello Sean If your cockatiel seems to be moulting more then normal taek him/her to a vet, if it seems like a normal amount of moulting then you can go out and get some moutling seed and mix a little in with his/her normal diet this will stop him from moulting...

Parrots: changing behaviour of my cockatiel, friendly bird, cockatiels
friendly bird, cockatiels, screech: Hello Shadiya and thank you for your post. While it is not uncommon for older cockatiels to get aggressive, it sounds like yours has gone to an extreme. Have there been ANY changes in the house or the room at all? Sometimes something as simple as a picture...

Parrots: cherry head conure maturity, conures, sexual behaviors
conures, sexual behaviors, maggie: Usually it takes a Cherry Head Conure 2 years to fully mature (and get that full, bright cherry-colored head). But some birds get the full red head by 1 & 1/2. Conures usually don t start displaying sexual behaviors until they are 2 to 3 years old. ...

Parrots: my cherry head, upatsix, conure
upatsix, conure, pet store: Hi Nancy, Here are some articles (and links to books) that will help with the biting and aggression you are experiencing with Sammy. Part of the aggression might be related to fear (since he is so young, it sounds like he wasn t properly socialized as...

Parrots: how to choose a budgie, new birds, wet nose
new birds, wet nose, budgie: Well you want one that is bright and alert and is interested in you when you come near the cage. It shouldn t be puffed up, have a wet nose or dirty vent (butt). Males (blue cere/nostrils) will learn to talk more but females (pink or tan cere) are easier...

Parrots: choosing Military Macaw or Moluccan Cockatoos, moluccan cockatoos, moluccan cockatoo
moluccan cockatoos, moluccan cockatoo, military macaw: Hi Patrick, I am glad to see you are doing research before getting a bird. I can t answer for you which species or if both are right for you. Only you can make that decision. I can offer my experiences with each species and give you more resources to continue...

Parrots: choosing the right parrot, orange winged amazon, great companions
orange winged amazon, great companions, sexual maturity: Hi again, Tommy. I m sorry to not have answered your questions completely last night. You seem to know a lot about parrots and parrot behavior. I think any parrot you decide on will be quite happy with you and in your home. It is true...each and every...

Parrots: citron shivering, dna screening, lifelong companion
dna screening, lifelong companion, bird check: A bird in a new environment may shake more than usual when under stress, unsure or in temps that are too warm as well as too cold. This kind of shaking is also pretty obvious in macaws (they also blush ) and a number of other parrots. The crouch is typical...

Parrots: claws, dog nail clippers, nail clipping
dog nail clippers, nail clipping, nail clipper: Hi, Debra. I m so sorry...I forgot to include my website addy: http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/birdinfo/index.html Chrys -------------------------------------------------- Hi, Debra. Thanks for posting. Trimming a parrot s toenails is no different...

Parrots: clipped wings, rosella, aviary
rosella, aviary, parrot: Hi. It does sound like his wings have been clipped, sometimes when they arent clipped properly, they dont grow back right, my own rescue parrot had his wings clipped too short and over a year later he still cant fly. Clipping wings needs to be done carefully...

Parrots: clipping, birds wings, avian veterinarian
birds wings, avian veterinarian, wing clipping: Hi Alex, If you have never been shown how to properly clip a birds wings then your parents are right that you should not clip the wings. You can ask your avian veterinarian about wing clipping at their next appointment. I m not sure which training methods...

Parrots: clipping wings, clipping wings, thier wings
clipping wings, thier wings, wing clipping: Dear Vicki, thank you for your question. It s nice to hear from someone who didn t clip the wings of her birds. I think it s a cruel and unnessecary practice, depriving the bird of something important in their life. Birds are meant ot fly and they know it....

Parrots: clipping, flight feathers, hungry baby
flight feathers, hungry baby, baby bird: Hi, Typically birds go through their first molt at 6 to 8 months. Her flight feathers should come back in then. But, you will probably still have the same problem. The reason she was flying into everything is because she was learning how to fly. It is...

Parrots: cocatiel behavior modification, baby bird, cockatiels
baby bird, cockatiels, cockatiel: This is pretty common in smaller birds, but usually happens more with lovebirds. Instead of dropping your hand, take your free hand, gently pinch the sides of his beak and remove his beak from your nostrils. Say no biting and go back to petting him. He ll...

Parrots: cocatiel care, pet cockatiel, calcium deposits
pet cockatiel, calcium deposits, food dish: Hello Jeanette, Thankyou for your post. If you already have eggs it is better to let the hen sit on them rather than removing them. It is instinctive for a bird to replace the eggs that were destroyed by predators until she has a full clutch. She may go...

Parrots: cocatiel and conure, head feathers, 2 females
head feathers, 2 females, parrot species: Hi, Kevin. Thanks for posting. The only way to stop this is to separate the birds into individual cages. This is normal behavior in pair-bonded birds and often in birds who ve become good pals as a result of living in the same cage (such as 2 males/2...

Parrots: cocatiel/infertal eggs, egg laying, cockatiel
egg laying, cockatiel, eggs: Dear Anita, Your Cockatiel is a female, and even without a mate female Cockatiels still lay eggs. But the eggs are not going to hatch. What I would do is keep the eggs in the cage until your Cockatiel has lost interest in the eggs. This egg laying is normal....

Parrots: cockaitels, old pearl, nestbox
old pearl, nestbox, best bet: Hi there, I wouldn t recommend breeding to just anyone. It takes a lot of hard work and patience, and unfortunately it can be quite painful emotionally. I would suggest doing a TON of research before-hand. Also, just because you have a male, a female, and...

Parrots: cockateil, little birds, cockatiels
little birds, cockatiels, whistles: Cockatiels are boisterous little birds with gigantic personalities. If you have a boy, as he learns more words he ll just as likely use them as squawks right now, so keep working on teaching him. If it s a girl, she isn t going to be as wordy , but...

Parrots: cockateil, sweet little bird, highland dancer
sweet little bird, highland dancer, positive reinforcement: Hello highland dancer and thank you for your post. I am sorry that it took so long to answer you, but I was called out on an emergency. Backwards, huh? That is weird and I have never heard of this. She is not mean for the rest of her life, she can be tamed...

Parrots: cockateil mother, 2 eggs, perches
2 eggs, perches, females: its very normal the breeding drive is so high in birds they either in the case of males mate with toys/hands/hair/perches and in the case of females lay eggs shred paper and get agressive...you sohuld leave the eggs with her until she is ignoring them because...

Parrots: cockateils, mom nature, avian veterinarian
mom nature, avian veterinarian, female females: Hi, Toni. We know you have 1 female, but are you sure the other is also not female? Females can lay infertile eggs without a male being present. This may be why they haven t pair bonded. How many eggs are being laid each month by this one bird? You...

Parrots: cockatial, cuttle bone, mounths
cuttle bone, mounths, teh time: if shes living by herself this are not fetile and will not hatch hens lay eggs all teh time it is very normal...do make sure you leave them with her until she complety ignores them for more then a day or so as remvonig them sooner would make her lay more....

Parrots: cockatiel, avian vet, vet asap
avian vet, vet asap, seed diets: Actually, Budgies can live up to 15 years with a good diet and proper care (including vet care). If your budgie is ill, you should get her to a vet ASAP. And if you think your bird is sick, you should not bring new birds into the home (unless a can determine...

Parrots: cockatiel, broccoli cheese, caffeine and chocolate
broccoli cheese, caffeine and chocolate, food salt: Dear Anny, My Cockatiel eats every thing I eat except junk food, salt, caffeine, and chocolate. Below I listed all the foods Cockatiels can and cannot eat. Veggies and fruits should be washed and should not have salt or chocolate on them. What Cockatiels...

Parrots: cockatiel, animal vet, old bird
animal vet, old bird, lings: Hello Cindy and thank you for posting. They may have to increase the amount of food that they give to the baby. If (s)he is screaching that much, (s)he may still be hungry. It is normal for a 10-11 week old cockatiel to continue to be fed formula, but some...

Parrots: cockatiel, chicken egg, cockatiels
chicken egg, cockatiels, 98 degrees: Hi, Becca, I really need to know how old the eggs are, but if the female is no longer incubating them, she s abandoned them, so they probably aren t fertile and/or won t hatch. The female knows what s going on inside those eggs. She may have given them...

Parrots: cockatiel, vent area, i meen
vent area, i meen, clear eyes: Hello Bianca, When choosing your bird, be sure to look for a bird that is alert and responsive to his environment, has clear eyes and a clean vent area. Avoid fluffed birds that do not appear normal , are not eating well, have soiled vents, or have abnormal...

Parrots: about my cockatiel., avian veterinarian, honey sticks
avian veterinarian, honey sticks, fresh veggies: Hello Bob, Labored breathing and abnormal feather loss are both symptoms of illness. Please make an appointment with your avian veterinarian. I consider labored breathing to be an emergency, please do not wait. A healthy daily diet consists of pellets,...

Parrots: cockatiel, bird veterinarian, person website
bird veterinarian, person website, tiels: Hi, Jessica. Thanks for posting. The time a bird requires depends on the personability of the individual bird. No one can predict how long it will take...could take a week, 2 weeks, a month, 2 months, etc. Was this tiel handfed as a baby? If not, she...

Parrots: cockatiel, avian vet, dry blood
avian vet, dry blood, poor bird: Hopefully you discovered this in time. It s not just a matter of cleaning the poor bird off, there s a bacteria natural to a cat s claws that can be deadly to a bird. You MUST take this little tiel to an avian vet (or a DVM who is experienced with birds)...

Parrots: cockatiel, insignificant change, gram scale
insignificant change, gram scale, dowel: Yes, the feathers should grow back; however, there is a component (bacteria) typically found in a cat s saliva and claws that is deadly to birds. Just one little scratch may transfer the bacteria and it could take some time for symptoms to show. You will...

Parrots: my cockatiel, cockatiel, perches
cockatiel, perches, few moments: Dear Hadil, I m am not shore why your Cockatiel bites your hand when you try to take him out of the cage but maybe he/she is too nervous to realize its your hand. To get your Cockatiel used to his/her cage you could have lots of toys, a mirror, and treats...

Parrots: cockatiel, cocatiel, tail feathers
cocatiel, tail feathers, cockateil: Dear Lyn, I am very sorry but I do not know the answer to this question. I have never had a Cockatiel like that. But if you want your Cockatiel to eat more than just seeds I can tell you the answer. First, you could mix seeds in with pellets. Second, do not...

Parrots: My cockatiel
Dear Micki, Your Cockatiel may never talk. If you want your Cockatiel to talk you would have to take a lot of time saying the word over and over. NOTE: Only males talk. A female would rarely talk. Don t count on your Cockatiel talking, they may never learn...

Parrots: cockatiel, flight feathers, tame birds
flight feathers, tame birds, wing flight: Hi, Ildiko. Thanks for posting! Evidently, your new tiel wasn t handfed as a baby and had a chance to imprint on humans. This is why he is not tame. Training/taming doesn t start at 4-5 months of age...it starts when a parrot is about 2 weeks of age...

Parrots: cockatiel, cockatiels, will take some time
cockatiels, will take some time, kay: Dear Kay, If you are taming your Cockatiel I would prefer a hand fed Cockatiel. They are easy to train but will take some time. Also, the best thing to do would be to adopt a Cockatiel. Think of all those poor Cockatiels that need to be adopted. They could...

Parrots: cockatiel babes, fresh fruits and vegetables, cokatiels
fresh fruits and vegetables, cokatiels, wet nest: Hello, Yes its normal the eggs all hatch two days apart which is the way they are laid...every two days so some babies will be smaller then the rest. You canr emove them for a few minutes to bang out the nest box but you cant wipe the nest box out with anything...

Parrots: cockatiel babes, cokatiels, bird poop
cokatiels, bird poop, nest box: Sorry it s taken so long, I went on vacation and allexperts didn t let anyone know! One being smaller is normal, but you do need to make sure they re putting on weight normally. You can take the birds out to clean the box. Right now the parents will feed them,...

Parrots: cockatiel babes, aspiration pneumonia, cokatiels
aspiration pneumonia, cokatiels, bird poop: I d wait until the chicks were at least a week to ten days old before moving them. Try to wipe the side of the box off with a towel and plain water (no cleaner). Sometimes a chick will fail to thrive, other times it will catch up. You should meet with...

Parrots: cockatiel babies, RESPOND SOON! plz, pin feathers, yellow feathers
pin feathers, yellow feathers, cotton balls: Hi, Aamir. This white stuff on the babies is part of what the parents are regurgitating to the babies...it could be rice that has been digested and regurgitated to feed the babies. If/when you find any of this stuff in the babies mouths, remove it promptly...

Parrots: cockatiel behavior, flock member, quiet tones
flock member, quiet tones, scritches: Hi Emily, Your bird is soliciting for mating. If she does this to you then she has chosen you for her mate. She has probably received signals from you (or other human) that you are willing to be the mate. Any physical contact beyond head scritches (such...

Parrots: cockatiel behaviors, 2 females, nest box
2 females, nest box, bird talk: Have you done any research about breeding? Please dont do it unless you know what you are doing! Cockatiels will pair bond, so why do you have him with 2 females? He is probably a bit confused, keeping 2 females in a cage with one male is not a good idea,...

Parrots: cockatiel behaviour, avian veterinarian, old bird
avian veterinarian, old bird, excess water: Hi, Lynne. It s hard for me to say what s normal or not for this bird because I m not familiar with this bird s normal behavior. A male tiel will often rock like your describe with wings spread when he s trying to scare something/someone away, however,...

Parrots: Is my cockatiel a boy or girl., queen latifa, pelvic area
queen latifa, pelvic area, science project: HI KATIE IT IS VERY HARD TO TELL IN COCKATEILS THE SEX OF THE BIRD. I AM NOT EXACTLY ONE HUNDRED PER CENT MINE IS A BOY, BUT IF YOUR GOOD OR KNOW A BREEDER THEY CAN TELL BY FEELING THE PELVIC AREA TO FEEL HOW CLOSE IT IS OR NOT. SOMETIMES THE MALE WILL...

Parrots: cockatiel breeding, pecks, nest box
pecks, nest box, previous question: hello it sounds like they are preparing the nest box. It takes time for them to mate. He may be ready but she might not be right now it may take a little more time. Also she may not want to breed you may have to get a different female just try to give them...

Parrots: cockatiel, dove and budgies, outdoor aviary, social birds
outdoor aviary, social birds, parrots: Hi, I would advise against it, unless you have a large outdoor aviary. I have heard of cockatiels attacking budgies and of cockatiels being constantly bothered by budgies. In an aviary that s about 6-9 feet long and 6 feet high this might work because then...

Parrots: cockatiel egg, 2 eggs, lutino
2 eggs, lutino, pecks: Hi, Zuhair. 7 days might be a bit too soon to see anything. Candle this egg again when it is 10 days old and see what you can see. Regardless if it is fertile or not, you need to leave these eggs right where they have laid them and let them abandon them...

Parrots: cockatiel egg laying, infertile egg, avian vet
infertile egg, avian vet, chicken egg: I think they have basically abandoned this egg. Also, if they are only 9 months old, they are TOO YOUNG to be breeding. They should be 18-24 months old before being bred. This is most likely the reason for these problems. Give them a chance to grow up...

Parrots: cockatiel egg, avian vet, reproduction system
avian vet, reproduction system, zuhair: Hello Zuhair and thank you for your post. Take your female into a Certified Avian Vet to have her checked out. She may have a problem with her reproduction system. It is not uncommon for a female to lay unfertile eggs, even with a mate, but the fact that...

Parrots: cockatiel, eggs, droppings, cockatiel eggs, dear christine
cockatiel eggs, dear christine, shallow bowl: Dear Christine, Your Cockatiel is very normal and huge droppings is actually a type of cleanliness! Your Cockatiel is doing huge poops because instead of pooping in the nest she is holding in all of her poop and saving it in her until she exits the nest....

Parrots: cockatiel eggs, cockatiel eggs, egg shell
cockatiel eggs, egg shell, fungal contamination: Hi, Jess. Thanks for posting! If it s been 21 days since the female started incubating the eggs, they may not hatch. However, incubation usually starts with the second egg laid, so you have to account for the time the last egg was laid. The last egg...

Parrots: I had a cockatiel form the..., happy new year, african grey
happy new year, african grey, cockatiels: Hi Glenn I think birds never get a enought attention. We both work and our birds are in their cages until we get home and then they are out about 4 hours at night and then on the weekend they are out most of the day. we have a mixture of birds and they...

Parrots: cockatiel hatchling, mexican hat dance, prolific breeders
mexican hat dance, prolific breeders, brooder: OK I have Zero bird breeding experience but here is what I would do. Some cockatiels as with all birds just don t make good parents - also cockatiels are such prolific breeders that sometimes they get carried away with the breeding egg laying part that they...

Parrots: cockatiel health, laboured breathing, lung damage
laboured breathing, lung damage, cockatiel: This sounds like a respiratory infection. Antibiotics from a vet should hopefully clear it up. Without antibiotics, there could be permanent lung damage as birds have very sensitive lungs and your cockatiel may not survive. Respiratory infections need to be...

Parrots: cockatiel hurt, antibiotic ointment, little baby
antibiotic ointment, little baby, feathers: Well you first want to remove the toy/perch that caused the cut but you can put some antibiotic ointment on the cut, but it tends to make the feathers very oily, so if you just want to call your vet, they will give you some antibiotic ointment made just for...

Parrots: cockatiel hurt, vet asap, natural tendency
vet asap, natural tendency, theni: Oh I m so sorry I know you must feel terrible! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE take your bird to the vet ASAP if he has been in any kind of shock and has any kind of injury the vet will be able to help. Even if he seems back to normal it is birds natural tendency to...

Parrots: cockatiel infertility, fertile eggs, chrys
fertile eggs, chrys, infertility: Hi, Linda, Your male isn t too old to be fertile, but he may be infertile for some other reason or have low sperm count. I have an 18-year old tiel that still produces fertile eggs, but not as many fertile eggs as he used to. There are many reasons eggs...

Parrots: My cockatiel is losing weight!, pellet diet, fried eggs
pellet diet, fried eggs, cockatiel: Dear Dani, I have never had a sick Cockatiel but I know what to do! Here are the steps... 1. Make sure the house stays at 75 degrees F. 2. Your Cockatiel can eat much more foods than pellets and seeds. They can eat... fried eggs, cheese, lettuce, broccoli,...

Parrots: cockatiel loves towels, lessor extent, food dishes
lessor extent, food dishes, new toy: Hi, JP. Thanks for posting! Your tiel is obsessed with fabric! Some parrots have things for mirrors, some for their food dishes, some for particular toys, some for their humans, etc. The basic solution is to keep towels away from him if it s becoming...

Parrots: Is my cockatiel a male or female?, orange cheeks, visible markings
orange cheeks, visible markings, tiels: if your lutinos have bright orange cheeks they are males, if they are like faded orange cheeks they are females. Sexing gray cockatiels is easy females will have markings like bars on the tail male will have a solid black tail. Let me know if there is anymore...

Parrots: cockatiel mate, orange cheeks, little sweethearts
orange cheeks, little sweethearts, safflower seeds: Hi again, Denise. It doesn t sound like these 2 birds are pair-bonded to me based on the information you provided. Birds prefer other birds to humans, so this is most likely why they have fits when either is taken away from the other. If/when they pair-bond,...

Parrots: cockatiel myth, female cockatiel, cockatiels
female cockatiel, cockatiels, human speech: Hello, Well, it isn t that the females can t talk or whistle, its just that the majority of them choose not to, lol. They do have the ability to learn whistles and human speech, this is true, they are much quieter in comparison to the males so are less...

Parrots: cockatiel needs, proper socialization, birdcare
proper socialization, birdcare, parrot care: Hi, First off, congrats on your new baby cockatiel! :) This is a critical time in Wally s life for proper socialization and to lay down guidlines for him so that he can be a great companion for the next 20 to 25 years. Did Wally hiss at you at the breeder...

Parrots: cockatiel nutrition, hard boiled eggs, tiels
hard boiled eggs, tiels, small birds: thank you for your question! it is true that you can give small bits of unsalted, cooked meats to parrots and tiels for added protein and it can really add to a balanced diet. most tiels and parrots, like you said, love chewing wood and leather. however...

Parrots: cockatiel poo, poos, fresh food
poos, fresh food, vet: I m sorry to have not gotten back to you sooner, but there was a problem on my end with the system. Is Misty still having this problem? What sort of food is she typically on? How about fresh food? Is there a male ? Why is she laying? ...

Parrots: cockatiel poo, jenday conure, bird vet
jenday conure, bird vet, incubating eggs: Hi again, Kelli. Birds who are incubating eggs will have large, nasty poop. This is normal. They hold their poops for a long time so they don t have to stop incubating their eggs. A couple times per day, she should get off her eggs and poop, eat, drink,...

Parrots: cockatiel problems, droping, apetite
droping, apetite, digestive system: Hello Bianca, You need to find the nearest vet and fast,this dosent sound too good! If his digestive system isnt working that well he needs to defiantly see a professional. I can t identify the cause of this,but i am sure to say you must find a vet and take...

Parrots: cockatiel squeaking sounds, lutino, orange spot
lutino, orange spot, upward position: hello, it is a defense mode they do that when they feel confined. On a normal gray cockatiel if there are bars on the inner side of the tail then she a female. and on a Latino cockatiel if the cheeks orange spot is vary dark and even in color then its a male...

Parrots: cockatiel taming, pellet diet, seed diet
pellet diet, seed diet, sunflower seeds: Nea, It sounds like you are doing everything right. Keep going at his pace. However, if you feel like he is not making progress (or is becoming less tame)... then you might want to consider taking more initiative. Here is a copy of information I give...

Parrots: cockatiel training for a novice, avian vet, bird basics
avian vet, bird basics, new birds: Hi Kylie, Unfortunately, you didn t properly quarantine the two new birds, so I would recommend a vet exam ASAP for the new cockatiel if you haven t done so already. In fact, if you haven t taken your first cockatiel in for her new-birdie check-up... you...

Parrots: cockatiel won't sit on eggs!, heat blanket, female share
heat blanket, female share, heat lamp: Hi, Graham. Thanks for posting! If fertile and everything goes well during incubation, babies should start emerging about 18 days from the date the female started incubating her eggs. You aren t actually incubating these eggs properly, so I don t...

Parrots: cockatiel, happy holidays, whistles
happy holidays, whistles, good luck: Hi Joyce If she is going to talk it could be any time. some of our cockatiel talk but some of them just whistle tones. one thing I have learned is to say things over and over with your bird the more they hear it the better chances you have. good luck...

Parrots: cockatiels, goffins, bird club
goffins, bird club, anythign: Amanda, She s abusing and neglecting these birds under her care. You might want to try the local news or PETA organization. If she would listen to reason, you could use reverse psychology on her. If you could get her closed down, the birds would go to...

Parrots: cockatiels, pet store owners, moistened cotton
pet store owners, moistened cotton, whiteface: Hi again, Katie. I m very familiar with styptic powder. It s also used on dogs, cats, and other animals. Styptic powder is not medicine...it s a product that stops bleeding. You would only use this product to stop any bleeding that could not be stopped...

Parrots: cockatiels, dna test, cockatiel
dna test, cockatiel, eggs: Dear Juan, You can find out if your Cockatiel is a male or female by a DNA test or seeing if your Cockatiel lays eggs. If your Cockatiel lays eggs that means your Cockatiel is a female. I would prefer you to see if your Cockatiel lays eggs because a DNA test...

Parrots: cockatiels, female parrots, cockatiel eggs
female parrots, cockatiel eggs, male mates: Hi again, Haley. You have a bad setup going on. You should have kept the breeding pairs separated in their own individual breeding cages so that the females don t fight over eggs/babies. They may have gotten along so far, but when/if babies come, there...

Parrots: cockatiels, birds wings, breeder birds
birds wings, breeder birds, harsh weather: yes, this cage is big enough for two cockatiels. Even when breeding, you can handle the birds daily (if they will let you). But, make sure that you never take both parents away from the nest/eggs/chicks at the same time. One parent consitantly needs to...

Parrots: cockatiels, cockatiel, play area
cockatiel, play area, kelli: This behaviour could be due to many things but most likely your cockatiel simply wants out - you might try putting a play area where you can watch him but don t have to be right with him. Also you can whisper back to him because he will quiet down to listen...

Parrots: cockatiels, young parents, brooder
young parents, brooder, tricky business: 1) If you want the babies to hatch leav both parents in they will take turns sitting on the eggs so they don t get worn out. If they are not sitting on them they will not hatch unless you want to get a brooder which is very tricky business. 2) I m not sure...

Parrots: cockatiels, cockatial, animal vet
cockatial, animal vet, lutino: Hello Terry and thank you for posting. What kind of vovkatiel do you have? If it is a Lutino, then this is a trait for her and there s nothing that can be done. If it s another breed of cockatiel, then the male could be plucking her feathers out. You...

Parrots: cockatiels, three birds, stress reactions
three birds, stress reactions, tiels: This would depend on the personalities of the tiels and the size of the cage. A cage for three birds should be pretty big (4 x 3 , easily) - so if you can t do that, it s not worth the potential stress reactions, which could include self-feather plucking,...

Parrots: cockatiels, hand shoulder, computer etc
hand shoulder, computer etc, time place: Hi, Sandra. Your bird isn t tame. This is why he runs from you. He s afraid of you. You need to build trust with your bird. Don t try to take him out of his cage forcefully...just leave the cage door open and allow him to come out on his own when he...

Parrots: cockatiels, green leafy vegetables, apples and oranges
green leafy vegetables, apples and oranges, fertile eggs: Hello again Khaleel. It does sound like you have a male and a female. It is probably the female that is sitting on the eggs during the day. She is protective of her eggs, and she will chase the male away. While it seems like 7 is a lot of eggs, it s not...

Parrots: cockatiels, tiels, cockatiel
tiels, cockatiel, macaws: Are you sure you want to house them together? If you do this, chances are they ll bond with each other and be less receptive to you. Also, no matter what, a cockatiel needs at least 2 hours of out of cage time every day (our birds are out of cage no less...

Parrots: cockatiels, avian veterinarian, seed mixtures
avian veterinarian, seed mixtures, fruits and veggies: Hello Tammy, Abnormal feather loss is a symptom of illness and being on a seed based diet would be a factor. Seed based diets can cause multiple health problems including heart conditions, liver failure, etc. All of your birds need to be seen by your avian...

Parrots: about cockatiels, water containers, budgies
water containers, budgies, tiels: Hello and thank you for your questions, Depending on the size of the cage it may or not be bad, some times budgies pick at cockatiels also andn they need to live seperate but if the cage is large enough and they are getting along ok I see no reason to seperate...

Parrots: cockatiels, avian veterinarian, joni
avian veterinarian, joni, good health: Hello Joni, You can candle the eggs to determine if they are fertile. Go into a dark room and hold a flashlight to the underside of the egg and you will see if there is a form inside. Since you do not know the sex of your birds this leaves me to believe...

Parrots: cockatiels, lovebirds, macaws
lovebirds, macaws, instinct: Absolutely not! Lovebirds are extremely aggressive (Wouldn t think so by their name, huh?) and have been known to injure and kill birds as big as macaws when housed in the same cage! This is not something that will go away with training or the birds getting...

Parrots: cockatiels, blood feather, cockatiel
blood feather, cockatiel, freind: Hello Susan and thank you for your question. A cockatiel needs about 10 hours of sleep a day. If it gets tired during the day, it will take a nap on it s own. The same applies to when to put it to sleep for the night. My cockatiels will isially fall...

Parrots: cockatiels, mercury thermometer, room humidifiers
mercury thermometer, room humidifiers, thermometer hygrometer: hello first you have to make sure you had a male and female pair of cockatiels so the eggs will be fertile. and you will need to purchase a incubator here is a article about incubating. I hope this helps you. Proper incubation techniques will increase the...

Parrots: My cockatiels!!!!!, nest box, nestbox
nest box, nestbox, cockatiel: Hello Frank. First of all, how many eggs are in the nest box now? If she has quit sitting on them, then they probably aren t furtile. It would be safe to remove them from the nesting box and throw them away. If she has 7 eggs now and is sitting on them,...

Parrots: My cockatiels!!!!!, nest box, nestbox
nest box, nestbox, cockatiels: sorry but what is the actual qn? i think you need to remove the nest box or seperate them asap, they obviously arent good breeding birds and shouldnt be bred from, they dont know how to rear young so her laying the eggs is not good for her health if these...

Parrots: My cockatiels!!!!!, 2 females, female pair
2 females, female pair, nestbox: Hi, Frank. Thanks for posting. Are you absolutely sure you have a bonded pair (male and female) and not 2 females? How do you know this for sure? How old are these birds? It s not unusual for a pair of birds to mate several/many times, although it...

Parrots: cockatiels, companion pet, birdys
companion pet, birdys, male bird: Hello, congrats on the new birdys even if you havent gotten them yet! Yes two males can be kept together, it would be better too get them together from the same cafgw in the petstore or the same breeder, adding one later on might persent problems. The...

Parrots: cockatiels babies, whole wheat bread, tiels
whole wheat bread, tiels, brown rice: Hi, Dana. Daddy s usually aren t aggressive about coaxing babies out of the nesting box. The babies leave the box as they are able to. My cockatiels love cooked brown rice with vegetables mixed in. I use the cooked brown rice as a base and mix different...

Parrots: cockatiels babies, seed diet, adult birds
seed diet, adult birds, soft food: Hi, Dana. Thanks for posting! Fledging is when the babies take their first flight/learn to fly. They will climb out of the nesting box on their own. Daddy cockatiel coaxes them out and teaches them what they need to know. Evidently, you aren t going...

Parrots: cockatiels, budgies and a love bird?, types of parrots, birds feet
types of parrots, birds feet, rare exceptions: No, lovebirds rarely get along with other birds. They re likely to be aggressive and nippy with other birds. Even gentle lovebirds seem to like chewing on other birds feet and toes, and can cause a lot of damage. Lovebirds need to be kept alone or with...

Parrots: cockatiels choking on a whole cashew, cashew nuts, cashew nut
cashew nuts, cashew nut, bird anatomy: Hi again, Amanda. Again, it depends on how big the nut was. If this cashew filled the bird s entire crop, there s no way it went down the bird s mouth/throat, whether the bird swallowed it by itself or someone forced it down. I ve handfed, medicated via...

Parrots: cockatiels egg sitting, mom and dad, better with time
mom and dad, better with time, cockatiel: You can try to incubate the eggs yourself, but if a pair just stops sitting on them, the eggs are probably bad. Usually the parents either will not sit on the eggs at all (bad parenting, and the eggs usually are fine) or ONE parent will stop sitting on the...

Parrots: cockatiels + eggs, whiteface cockatiels, egg number
whiteface cockatiels, egg number, egg layer: Hello Gene, This can happen with cockatiel hens. Some find it worse than others. Now, 9 eggs is NOT a normal clutch, usually 5 is the most, and up to 7 eggs is maximum. I had a pair of whiteface cockatiels, and the hen always laid 9-10 eggs, she was a chronic...

Parrots: cockatiels and grays, christmas holidays, bird owners
christmas holidays, bird owners, happy holidays: Hi Glenn, Sorry it took me a couple of days to get back with you but I was busy with Christmas holidays. I hope you had happy holidays as well. There was no need to apologize for the length of your question. I truly appreciate bird owners who care as...

Parrots: cockatiels, male or female?, cockatiel, lutino
cockatiel, lutino, genetics: Dear Juan, If your Cockatiel has spots under the wings, that does not tell if your Cockatiel is male or female. Here are some sites that will help you find the sex of your Cockatiel. http://www.cockatiels.org/articles/genetics/vsexing.html http://www.cockatielcottage.net/cockatiels3.html...

Parrots: cockatiels, breeding cockatiels, avian vet
breeding cockatiels, avian vet, breed birds: There is a series of wonderful articles at: www.wingedwisdom.com called Responsible Breeding of Cockatiels It has lots of information included in it about breeding cockatiels correctly. Just visit this website, click on view articles by subject ......

Parrots: cockatoo, umbrella cockatoos, umbrella cockatoo
umbrella cockatoos, umbrella cockatoo, goffin cockatoo: HI Connor, I think it is really important to have your parents (or guardians) read all of the responses that I ve given you... since this bird will be living with them and be apart of your entire family for the next 6 to 7 years (until you re at least 18...

Parrots: cockatoo, california cages, sorry joe
california cages, sorry joe, cockatoo: Sorry Joe for taking so long to get back to you. we have galcanized cages but they have bee powered coated. I do not know what kind of paint you can buy that would be safe. all our other cages are called california cages that we found on the internet. ...

Parrots: cockatoo, avian vet, cockatoo
avian vet, cockatoo, cockatoos: Hi Denise, I would first take your parrot to an avian vet to rule out any medical problems. (It is not normal for a cockatoo to scream constantly at night... your bird should be getting 10 to 12 hours of sleep each night) You can find an avian vet near...

Parrots: cockatoo, sulphur crested cockatoo, fruits veggies
sulphur crested cockatoo, fruits veggies, african greys: Hi, I hate to burst your bubble, but the only guaranteed way to tell the sex of a cockatoos is to get them DNA or surgically sexed. Period. Especially for a bird that is only 1 month old, there is no way that they could tell what gender the bird is just...

Parrots: cockatoo, secure id, ok time
secure id, ok time, wits end: We had a similar situation with a rescued macaw. One of our caretakers had no problem getting her onto his arm and carrying her around. I, on the other hand, was the focus of her strikes, bites and charges despite being the one who provided food, water and...

Parrots: my cockatoo, cockatoo, many things
cockatoo, many things, good luck: Hello Paulaj and thank you for your post. When does your Cockatoo bite you? there are many things taht can make any bird bite and before I can tell you how to stop it, I need to know when it happens. PLease let me know and I will try my best to help you....

Parrots: My cockatoo has bad breath, home remedy, rule of thumb
home remedy, rule of thumb, physical appearance: Hi Jacalyn, I was surprised this morning to find an email from Allexperts saying that I had an unanswered question here. I answered this within about 4 hours of getting it the first time but apparently for some reason, the answer didnt go through. I apologize...

Parrots: cockatoo behavior, umbrella cockatoo, quiet bird
umbrella cockatoo, quiet bird, cockatoos: Hello Carrie, Thankyou for your post. To me this tells me she needs firm,clear guidelines on how to behave in your household. A screaming cockatoo needs discipline-which you must to have a well behaved Cockatoo. I hate to say this, but you should only...

Parrots: cockatoo body language, goffins, serious conversation
goffins, serious conversation, goffin: Hi again! He might be trying to find blemishes on your face to pick at (since he s touching your freckles with his tongue). When I got my first blue front amazon, I hadn t yet figured him out (only had him a couple months). I had washed my hair. ...

Parrots: cockatoo and budgie, types of birds, cockatoo
types of birds, cockatoo, aggression: Dear Stacey, thank you for your question. If the cage is big enough, this might work. But you need to watch the birds very closely in case of aggression and I wouldn t recommend using one of their old cages. The birds might consider their cage their territory...

Parrots: cockatoo help, sun conure, bunch of changes
sun conure, bunch of changes, wood burner: Hello Amber and thank you for your post. I am sitting here reading about this poor Cockatoo and the the things that it has gone through just makes me sick, but that s how I ended up with so many birds. I take in abused and neglected birds and hopefully make...

Parrots: cockatoo nesting behavior, sulfer crested cockatoo, time maggie
sulfer crested cockatoo, time maggie, avian vet: Hi, Unfortunately it is not uncommon for cockatoos (and other parrots) to become sexual and hard to deal with as companions in our home. However, here are some articles and links to websites that should help you with your too: http://www.companionparrot.com/Sexual%20Behavior.htm...

Parrots: cockatoo has a runny beak, companion birds, nares nostrils
companion birds, nares nostrils, veterinary intervention: Eye discharge is on the list of signs of illness in our companion birds (look here for more) http://www.petvets.com/petcare/birds2.html#recognize There is even more information about it here http://www.letstalkbirds.com/budgie.htm#one Since you’ve...

Parrots: cockatoo seizures, linda pesek dvm, nervous system diseases
linda pesek dvm, nervous system diseases, heavy metal poisoning: A seizure is caused by a paroxysmal, uncontrolled transient electrical discharge in the brain. What you describe does seem to be seizure activity. There are many possible causes, including central nervous system diseases such as a brain tumor or infection,...

Parrots: cockatoo shivering, avian veterinarian, cockatoos
avian veterinarian, cockatoos, cockatoo: HI Stephanie, Cockatoos can adapt to a wide range of temperatures. I have seen pictures of healthy breeder toos playing in snow. If your bird is shivering constantly then you need to take her to an avian veterinarian immediately (as in make the appointment...

Parrots: cockatoo vomitting, umbrella cockatoo, zupreem pellets
umbrella cockatoo, zupreem pellets, lead posioning: Its very unusual for parrots to vomit. It isnt really normal and it would need to be checked out. The fact that it isnt food that shes regurgitating is also worrying because parrots can sometimes bring up food for their owners out of love but thats not what...

Parrots: about my cockatoo, crested cockatoo, scaly feet
crested cockatoo, scaly feet, baby stage: Unfortunately, there is no way to tell the age of a bird once it has left the baby stage. 4 year old parrots look just like 40 year old parrots. Some very old parrots develop scaly feet and may even be arthritic, but previous to that, they all look alike....

Parrots: cockatoos, cockatoo, desided
cockatoo, desided, cockatoos: Hi Connor One thing about cockatoo they are a very high maintains birds. they need alot of your time their up keep is more misting and showers but feeding them is the same they are a people bird and they want you all the time. so if your up to spending...

Parrots: cockatoos, size cage, cockatoos
size cage, cockatoos, cockatoo: HI Connor, I hate break this to you, but a cockatoo is the last pet you would want at this stage in your life. First off, since you live in a condo now (and will live in an apartment when you move out on your own)... you can t have a cockatoo or any...

Parrots: cockatoos, weeping willow, playstand
weeping willow, playstand, number of birds: Hi Connor, Every cockatoo is different. Some will need more than others. Some need someone who is works from home (or doesn t work at all)... because they will need that much attention. Other cockatoos will be more independent. The best advice I can give...

Parrots: cockatoos, two birds, cockatoos
two birds, cockatoos, maggie: I m sorry, but I don t understand the question... Were you thinking about getting two birds? Or having two sepeate cages?? If you could clarify this for me, I d be happy to help answer your questions. However, most of the questions you ve asked (after...

Parrots: cockatoos, full time job, feather picking
full time job, feather picking, cockatoos: Connor, It depends on the bird. Each cockatoo is different, and like I ve said before, some cockatoos will need someone who is home more often (And remember, when you go off to college or have a full time job... you ll be leaving your cockatoo alone for...

Parrots: about cockatoos, avian vet, crested cockatoo
avian vet, crested cockatoo, feather condition: Unfortunately, once a bird is mature... there really is not much you can do to tell their age. Some experienced avian vets can give educated guesses (because they have seen many different birds of different ages and often times know what little changes in...

Parrots: cocketiels, cocketiel, healthly
cocketiel, healthly, nights rest: Hi connor I m glad for you if he is young then he will sleep alot like ababy. give him time. he is in a new home, did he have others with him before you got him. how is his bird droppings if everything is healthly don t worry he need his rest , how...

Parrots: cocktiel n the loose, cocktiel, parent birds
cocktiel, parent birds, hard time: Hi, Unfortunately, a lot of birds get freaked out when they get loose and have a hard time coming back (despite how easy it might seem to us, from our point of view). Here are some articles with tips for getting your bird back: http://mickaboo.com/findbird.html...

Parrots: cocktiel, cockteil, cockatiel
cockteil, cockatiel, melody: Dear Melody, Your Cockatiel could start mating at the age of 1 or 2. If you have a Cockatiel you do not have to have a mate for him or her. Your Cockatiel may never talk it just might be able to whistle. If you teach your Cockatiel to whistle then talk then...

Parrots: cokckatiel behavior, long periods of time, cokatiel
long periods of time, cokatiel, quarentine: First of all- let me thank you for taking these two birds in and giving them a new, better life! I m so glad that they are now in a large cage, with the toys they so desperately need. It sounds like the pair of birds you got from your aunt aren t very bonded...

Parrots: compatibility, black capped conure, coconut trees
black capped conure, coconut trees, outdoor cage: Well you should never just stick some birds in the same cage right away to see what happens but you can get a smaller cage to put right next to the large one so the birds can get to know each other. Then put them in the same cage for a short amount of time...

Parrots: constant molting ??, red lored amazon, pin feathers
red lored amazon, pin feathers, bad shape: It can be a sign of sickness, but some birds do constantly molt. They don t lose all of their feathers at once, they lose a few at a time and will lose more as the first ones start to grow back in. It sounds completely normal, just make sure you don t start...

Parrots: constant screeching, pellet diet, diet change
pellet diet, diet change, lovebird: Try to figure out if anything has changed in his environment (besides his diet change) that might have triggered the screaming. Here are also some other articles about screaming that should help you: http://www.parrothouse.com/sf3.html http://www.parrothouse.com/sf8.html...

Parrots: conure, avian vet, pin feather
avian vet, pin feather, nutritional deficiencies: Does it look like dander? (because you said he has no bare patches- so thus is still fully feathered). When a bird is molting, and the pin feather casing starts to shed off as the new feather matures, it can sometime leave little white dander looking pieces...

Parrots: conure, avian vet, animal vet
avian vet, animal vet, pittsburgh zoo: Hello again Paula. I ve looked up Avian Vets in your area, at least I hope that one is near you. Here are a few links with the names and addresses. Let me know if I can do anything else. Also, if he is able to eat the soft food on his own, the let him...

Parrots: conure, aggression, egg
aggression, egg, urge: Definitely nesting behavior. In some case you may want to discourage this my not letting him get to the paper - this will prevent unnecessary aggression and egg laying problems. However, conure usually love something to snuggle into so buying a hut type product...

Parrots: conure, ulterior motives, egg laying
ulterior motives, egg laying, nighttime hours: What a good, responsible thing you re doing in asking this! It will likely extend the life of your bird a great deal. You may want to leave the eggs with her if she seems to be nesting them and if they are not damaged in any way. A crack or break will...

Parrots: conure, dislocated tendon, avian vets
dislocated tendon, avian vets, avian vet: Well, I m not a vet, but you can try to call one in your area. Usually they ll have a suggestion. The one thing I do know about a bird not being able to perch is that it can be caused by smoking in the house. Does anyone in your family smoke? If so, the person...

Parrots: conure acting weird, shower perches, avian veterinarian
shower perches, avian veterinarian, behavior challenges: Hello Linsey, Congratulations on your new pet! First, have you taken your bird in for her avian veterinarian exam yet? That should be your first step to be sure this behavior is not due to illness or an injury. It s sometimes hard to determine what...

Parrots: conure behavior, social creatures, human interaction
social creatures, human interaction, hi thanks: hi. thanks for your question. it sounds like scooby is just exhibiting the normal conure behavior i like to call If your here, then why am I still in my cage . as you know, parrots are social creatures. parrots are not solo in the wild and as such, they...

Parrots: conure behavior, screaming issue, war dances
screaming issue, war dances, two birds: Hi Jo, Here are some websites that I would recommend checking out for information on introducing two birds, helping your bird handle change and the conflicts for attention that your little Lolli seems like he might be experiencing with Tweet. The birds...

Parrots: My conure doesn't seem to like baths, pie dish, cheerful voice
pie dish, cheerful voice, pretty bird: you re not doing anything wrong! just because most of one species likes one thing doesn t mean all of those species will. Max just might be the rare sunny that doesn t like water. You are doing good to keep trying whether he likes it or not he should get misted...

Parrots: conure hates other people, severe macaw, thick socks
severe macaw, thick socks, brave person: You re not alone and your bird isn t unusual. I ve got a Severe Macaw who does the exact same thing. There s various reasons attached to this behavior, but the bottom line is that the bird prefers to be with you and this behavior gets him there right?...

Parrots: Does my conure love me???, sexual maturity, classic signs
sexual maturity, classic signs, loyal partners: Hi! Thanks for your question. Sounds like you are in the middle of a conure love triangle!!! Regardless of you getting the new conure, it sounds like Amie had in fact already selected you as her mate . Reason being, when conures reach sexual maturity (about...

Parrots: conure quaker, fruit seeds, fruits and vegetables
fruit seeds, fruits and vegetables, iodized salt: Hello Kriss and thank you for your post. Your friend does need a variety of different fruits and vegetables, along with meats. I am listing the things that she con NOT have. Fruit seeds (apples, pears, etc.). They contain cyanide. Avocados, including...

Parrots: My conure rubs beak on cage and wicker chair, fatty liver disease, yams and sweet potatoes
fatty liver disease, yams and sweet potatoes, sun conure: This sounds like it s just normal molt (beaks flake away the top layers all the time, but during molting season, which we are in, there tends to be more of this). You might want to install a variety of mineral blocks, cuttlebone and even try a concrete...

Parrots: conure, avian vet, new bird
avian vet, new bird, beak: Some birds have different colored beaks, but it is still important for you to get your new bird checked out by an avian vet. What kind of conure is your new bird? Then I could tell you what color beak it should be. Also, make sure to keep your new bird...

Parrots: conures, cheek conure, young bird
cheek conure, young bird, chrys: Hi, Marion. Thanks for posting. The key to teaching a parrot how to talk is repetition. Whatever you want your parrot to learn to say must be repeated over and over again and again. Some parrots pick up words/phrases quickly, others never learn to talk....

Parrots: conures, supplemental calcium, bird birds
supplemental calcium, bird birds, cuttlebone: Hi, Marion. Thanks for posting. Cuttlebone is supplemental calcium. If your conure doesn t need supplemental calcium, s/he won t pick at the cuttlebone. Whether a bird likes/dislikes cuttlebone has nothing to do with the species of the bird. Birds...

Parrots: conures, fertile eggs, sun summer
fertile eggs, sun summer, mating behavior: I can t say the gene pool will not absolutly work for mating but I don t think thy are close enough. But, I do have (someones throw away) mix of Red Lored and Blue Front mixed Amazon He had never been worked with so they were scared of him and so was I even...

Parrots: Do my conures need a partner?, favorite radio station, colorful bird
favorite radio station, colorful bird, bird toys: Cherry, Your English is just fine. I had no trouble understanding you as I answer questions from people all around the world. If you want Ruffles to continue to be the wonderful friend that he has been, do not get another bird to keep him company. If...

Parrots: conures, long periods of time, learned behavior
long periods of time, learned behavior, bottle fed: Hi, Carol. Thanks for posting. I can t say this for sure because I don t know the bird, but he should be able to adjust just fine to staying in his cage more than previously. I would recommend you provide as large a cage as you can afford though. The...

Parrots: how to cook rice?, warm temperature, warm food
warm temperature, warm food, cook one: I would just keep it for two, maybe, three days but no more in the fridge. Or, freeze some in ice cube trays and thaw before feeding.Yes, I would use the microwave but let it come down to just a warm temperature before offering it to him.Birds LOVE slightly...

Parrots: how to cook rice?, quaker parrot, bon appetite
quaker parrot, bon appetite, natural diet: Hi, sounds like a good menu!Parrots tend to get over weight and I don t like to give fats to my birds other than what s in the natural diet. They can develop gout and other fat related problems and if you give an occasional treat of seed or peanut that should...

Parrots: my cookaitel's eggs, egg hatch, egg development
egg hatch, egg development, cuttle bone: Hello Jeanette, It is common for an egg to either dent or break especially if a female is new to motherhood or the egg may just have been moved around or developed that way not all eggs are perfect or even fertile and some just don t hatch.Before breeding...

Parrots: a couple of things, pellet diet, fresh veggies
pellet diet, fresh veggies, cuttlebone: Ok yes you need to change their diet still offer a few seeds but convert to a small pellet diet. Offer nuts and fresh veggies and fruits as well it will take time to convert them. As far as tips in depends on how tame they are move slowly around them and...

Parrots: crazy conure, jenday conure, crazy behavior
jenday conure, crazy behavior, aggressive behaviors: HI Ellen, Sounds like your bird has made a nest, and with the cage half covered it s all more safe to nest. Breeding behavior does include aggressive behaviors so you may not want to encourage this. Is his cage always covered? Is there a reason you feel...

Parrots: cross breeding, african grey parrot, cross breeding
african grey parrot, cross breeding, dianna: Hello Faisla and thank you for your post. I have never known of anybody who tried this, and I do not think it would be a good idea. You want to keep each breed pure, and cross breeding such as this can produce babies that are sick, deformed, or worse. If...

Parrots: crossbreeding amazons, amazon species, orange wings
amazon species, orange wings, kelley smith: Hello Kelley, I m not sure if it s actually possible to cross-breed the Amazon species to create hybrids. I think there is something different in regards to their DNA that doesn t allow it. I think you can with similar sub-species, such as the Blue Fronts...

Parrots: Death of a Love Bird, little birds, lost one
little birds, lost one, companion: Hello Nick and thank you for your question, I am sorry to hear you ve lost one of your lovies htey are such sweet little birds. I would just get another baby and place him or her in a seperate cage beside the older one for a few weeks and then try putting...

Parrots: DHY Parrot, vet asap, bird vet
vet asap, bird vet, flight feathers: Hi, Pearl. Thanks for posting! You should call that bird vet ASAP and ask them what you should do. It could just be that your bird isn t used to having clipped flight feathers and nails. Since you had this work done at the vet, you need to get right...

Parrots: Different birds together, upper beak, indian ringneck
upper beak, indian ringneck, problem birds: It sounds like you want very badly to do the right thing for this bird and that s wonderful! I ll do what I can to help you all the way. Keeping birds of any kind in separate cages is always the best idea. If kept together and allowed to interact physically...

Parrots: Dirty Bird, shampoo bottles, dirty spots
shampoo bottles, dirty spots, hand held shower head: Haha! You are not alone! Kona sounds just like my Too, Kai. Spraying her doesn t work because it was used as a punishment in her previous home, the big bowl of water scares her to death and she feels she must punch as many holes in it as possible, showers...

Parrots: Double-yellow - beak question, set ups, ulterior motives
set ups, ulterior motives, cuttlebone: I think what you re describing is normal molting, especially since you mention it now (this is the typical time of year for that). Beaks wear away from the top layers down. Keep his toys intact, including wood chewing items which help - also, a...

Parrots: Drinking water, tiels, food coloring
tiels, food coloring, drinking water: They don t drink often, so it s hard to really tell when they ve taken a drink. If you re worried, put some red food coloring in the water for a day, and if her cheeks and chin are pink, she s been drinking. I m so glad you got a sweet tiel! Some tiels...

Parrots: Dropping, parrot diseases, wing clipping
parrot diseases, wing clipping, throat swab: Undigested seeds in droppings is not a good sign. This is a symptom that is most common in the deadly parrot diseases, especially PDD which has no known cure and is very contagious, PBFD, and Psittacosis (Which can be passed to humans and is also sometimes...

Parrots: More on our DYH Amazon, dyh amazon, household members
dyh amazon, household members, human relationship: Hi, Brock. I m glad to hear your DYH is coming around. I think his behavior is more than because it s mating season. I think you ll find this behavior will last throughout the year. Most parrots tend to bond/become close to a single individual in the...

Parrots: My one day old parakeet chick died, why?, poor survival, two eggs
poor survival, two eggs, parakeets: I m sorry for your loss. It s very difficult to watch something like this. The reasons could be that they re inexperienced parents, or that the chick simply failed to thrive. You should immediately remove the body. If the parents haven t been fed...

Parrots: dead bird, baby lovebirds, baby lovies
baby lovebirds, baby lovies, reply asap: At this age your babies should be weaning anyway and not needing hand feeding. Remove them ALL to their own private cage - they ll keep each other warm. You can offer them some baby bird food formula off a spoon in the morning and again at night, with...

Parrots: dealing with bites, green cheek conure, green cheek conures
green cheek conure, green cheek conures, color mutation: Hi Alicia, When you say pineapple conure - I assume you are referring to the green-cheek conure, which has a color mutation often referred to as pineapple coloring. Green-cheek conures are notorious for being prone to nip. I have one, and they can have...

Parrots: derbyan, vet asap, avian vet
vet asap, avian vet, vet bills: I agree with you on that, especially since the lump is on one side and the other bird seems not to be affected.He doesnt sound like a very honest person and I doubt that he would have spent money taking the bird to the vets. You could always ask him to get...

Parrots: I didn't recive any answer, red lored amazon, upper beak
red lored amazon, upper beak, yellow cheek: I had answered the question, but you had submitted it twice. Here s what I had written: No, no foods or vitamins give the bird the pigment. Does your amazon have yellow cheek feathers? Is the upper beak fully black or is it horn color? Is the cere black or...

Parrots: diet for baby parrots, whole grain breads, ringneck parrots
whole grain breads, ringneck parrots, fresh fruits and vegetables: Hello, What was the breeder feeding these birds? If it s a nutritious baby formula you would want to keep them on the same formula the breeder was feeding. There are several commercial baby parrot formulas available that you can use. As adults a healthy...

Parrots: diet, garbonzo beans, mild toxin
garbonzo beans, mild toxin, fresh fruits and vegetables: Most raw and uncooked foods are perfectly fine. My birds get uncooked pasta, peas and other foods in a dry mix with their pellets everyday. Most beans, though, should not be fed raw -- they contain a mild toxin that could make your bird ill. There are exceptions;...

Parrots: difference in temperment of lovebirds, peach faces, matter what kind
peach faces, matter what kind, craving attention: Hi Tom, Lovebirds (no matter what kind of lovebird) should never be housed with other species of birds. Lovebirds are prone to becoming very territorial and aggressive and could easily hurt a budgie (even if she is large)... in fact, some lovebirds if...

Parrots: differences in colors of parrots., yellow beak, peach face
yellow beak, peach face, slender tail: Hi Estella, Until you described the color of the tail, I was going to say a peach faced lovebird... but they usually have green tails. How big is the bird (small like lovebirds and parakeets, medium like conures, or large like cockatoos and african...

Parrots: putting different birds together, keets, small birds
keets, small birds, tiels: Hi, Lee. Thanks for posting! It just depends on the personalities of the individual birds involved. Some different species get along together in the same cage, some don t. How big are the cages? I don t recommend mixing different species in the...

Parrots: two different conures, sun conure, greencheek conure
sun conure, greencheek conure, sexual maturity: Hi. Thanks for your question. First of all, it is good that you are aware of the fact that your birds may not get along and display aggressive/fearful behavior toward one another. in general, two birds, regardless of species or gender, have the potential...

Parrots: two different parrots, baby greys, conscientious breeders
baby greys, conscientious breeders, term satisfaction: Some birds will become jealous of a new bird, others will enjoy having another bird around (it gives them someone to watch and talk to). However, because of the great size difference between an african grey and a conure, it is recommended to always keep...

Parrots: two different species together, orange winged amazon, species of parrot
orange winged amazon, species of parrot, cock bird: Hey alex, Thanks for the question. I would not reccommend mixing ANY species of parrot together. However,you could have the cages next to each other,but not mixing the parrots. You may also let them out together,but always supervised. Thankyou Jorda...

Parrots: doesn't seem interested in eating, mccaws, size cage
mccaws, size cage, heat lamp: Hi Joe, Was just wondering how your baby macaws are doing? Have they started eating any better? Jan Hi Joe, I am so happy to hear from someone for once who seems to be taking very good care of their birds. I hate to say it but that...

Parrots: I don't know what's happening to my parakeet, leafy green vegetables, dandelion greens
leafy green vegetables, dandelion greens, blood feathers: Hello Sam and thank you for your question. It sounds like your little friend is lacking some vitamins and may be getting sick. The little black feathers on his head may be nothing more than blood feathers , so that part doesn t concern me as much, but...

Parrots: double yellow, genetic defects, vet
genetic defects, vet, dna: There really is no way to tell unless you get the bird DNA or surgically sexed. Unless you re using the bird for breeding purposes, this is not necessary information, but if you really want to know, your vet can sex the bird for you. If you do plan on breeding...

Parrots: doves, sun conure, canry
sun conure, canry, size cage: Hello, Yes all conures are very loud. A single just weaned ring neck dove wouldmake a fine pet...not a cuddley bird by any means but could be easily trained to stand on your shoulder and allow it to be petted...as an added bonus getting bitten hard by a dove...

Parrots: droppings, blue and gold macaw, undigested food
blue and gold macaw, undigested food, deadly disease: Have you changed diets recently? If the change persists for 24 hours, you may want to contact your vet. By texture do you mean that there are seed shells or undigested food in the droppings? if this is the case, he needs to go to the vet right away because...

Parrots: dry skin, dry flaky skin, aloe plant
dry flaky skin, aloe plant, vitamin suppliment: Hi, Michelle. Thanks for posting! It depends on how badly the skin is flaking/how dry the skin is and what might be causing the problem. This time of year, particularly if you live in an area with 4 seasons, the air inside our homes is dry resulting in...

Parrots: dry skin on my female peachface, fatty liver disease, celery tops
fatty liver disease, celery tops, domesticated birds: You might want to stop providing grit. Hookbills like your lovebird, do not need grit and it can cause severe health problems, including malabsorption of vitamins. This might contribute to the condition you re seeing. Seed is also not very healthy and...

Parrots: dry skin on my lovie, adult plumage, sweat glands
adult plumage, sweat glands, average lifespan: Lovebirds always have dry skin and scratch a lot to aid the emergence of new feathers. By the way, birds do not have sweat glands. If you want to give him a bath, try misting him with tepid water. NO, once they are in adult plumage at about 4 months...

Parrots: dry skin on my lovie, birds and birds, vet appointment
birds and birds, vet appointment, avian vet: Hi Reina, Dry skin is often the result of a lack of humidity for birds. Bathing him more frequently will help with this. If he doesn t bath himself, try misting him lightly every other day, or every few days. Use plain water and mist him with a spray bottle...

Parrots: dry skin, cuttle fish, rasberries
cuttle fish, rasberries, bcos: I truly wish you were a part of a rescue facility or organization - this type of care and devotion is simply incredible. You d be so good with a needy bird. Have you ever looked into Mickaboo Cockatiel Rescue? If you re close to them (California) you should...

Parrots: ducorps cockatoo, ducorps cockatoo, cockatoos
ducorps cockatoo, cockatoos, amazon: Isabella- If you live in the united states, it is illegal to import wild caught birds. So, if you bought him in the states, he probably was raised by an irresponsible breeder who did not raise him and socialize him well and was just in it for the money...

Parrots: Ears of a lovebird, baby lovebirds, lovebird
baby lovebirds, lovebird, ear problems: Hello, this ib ebest shown with a picture this is the best I could find...there are 14 baby lovebirds in the picture or so the site said... look at the hundle on yellowy/pink ones in the front you can clearly see the babies ear that is on the right side. I...

Parrots: Eating Disorder/Bleeding from nail. HELP!, avian vet, hydrogen peroxide
avian vet, hydrogen peroxide, q tip: Hi, Katy. Thanks for posting. I love blue fronts! Have a few myself. They can be pigs and are sometimes very loud! Does he usually regurgitate when you are near him? If yes, he s regurgitating to you because he considers you his mate, i.e., he loves...

Parrots: No Eating Lovebird?, hands and fingers, tone of your voice
hands and fingers, tone of your voice, bird care: It doesn t matter so much where her reward comes from as much as it matters that she feels rewarded. You don t even have to give her food treats - many birds respond to praise and kind words, the look on your face and tone of your voice. It sounds like...

Parrots: My Eclectus Parrot, fatty liver disease, roudybush pellets
fatty liver disease, roudybush pellets, pellet diet: No, birds don t overeat so don t worry about that. Make sure you leave food in the cage all day because birds will eat all day long. Make sure he s on a PELLET diet and NOT a seed one (no matter what companies or pet stores tell you) because it gives the bird...

Parrots: Eclectus Parrot, notch shape, happy bird
notch shape, happy bird, good shape: Hi, Van. Thanks for posting. To be honest with you, I don t have any experience with Eclectus parrots. Your parrot s behavior might be particular to eclectus parrots, but you d have to ask someone who raises/has raised eclestus parrots for advice here....

Parrots: Eclectus parrot & young toddler, organ transplant rejection, chemotherapy medication
organ transplant rejection, chemotherapy medication, parrot diseases: Hi, Although I don t know a whole lot about animal transmitted diseases (aka: zoonotic diseases). The more common diseases birds can carry that can be transmitted to people are: psittacosis, avian tuberculosis and west nile (but you are more likely to...

Parrots: Egg Binding-Sam, organic baby food, egg binding
organic baby food, egg binding, white cell count: what a nice gift to find in my message list! Thank you for the update and good news about Sam! Keeping her out of drafts will prevent her from having an ill effects from the weather. Just keep your home at a comfortable temp for yourself and she ll be...

Parrots: Egg Binding - Sam, bird safety, baytril
bird safety, baytril, thick syrup: Rose, I must say that you are one of the best owners I ve met in some time. It s so nice to find someone going the extra mile like this. Make sure there s a portion of the cage that s open so she can look out and to help insure air circulation. It will...

Parrots: Egg Binding, egg layer, beaking
egg layer, beaking, mid back: Thank you very, very much for your kind words and for your own efforts to share your experiences. I may post your experience at my site (not your name of course) to help reach even more. My thoughts are with you and Sam through this all. Don t forget...

Parrots: Egg Eating, sun conures, broken eggs
sun conures, broken eggs, cage bottom: Hi again, Erik, Yes, I did misunderstand. Were these eggs due to be hatching soon? If so, what most likely happened was the eggs were not fertile or died in the shell, and the pair knew this, so they removed their eggs from the nesting box. Some parrots...

Parrots: Egg NOT HATCHING, ugly color, conure
ugly color, conure, flash light: Hi, David. Thanks for posting! How long ago did you candle the egg and see veins and stuff in it? It could be that the baby has died in it s shell because if it s been over 30 days since the mom conure started incubating this egg, the egg isn t going...

Parrots: Egg not hatching., embryo, egg
embryo, egg, clutch: Hi, Andrew. I doubt this egg is any good. It s way over hatching date. You might want to candle it just to see what you can see inside if anything. The embryo could have died inside the egg, particularly since 3 others have died. You may want to wait...

Parrots: Egg Laying, blue and gold macaw, avian vet
blue and gold macaw, avian vet, water mixture: Hi Sheila, I ll try to address all the issues here in order. I have to commend you on keeping them in separate cages, although opposite sides of the room isn t necessary. Just not in physical contact with each other will keep them bonded to you rather than...

Parrots: Egg laying, african grey congo, incubation time
african grey congo, incubation time, check ups: Hello again Michelle. Her body is ready to produce eggs, so apparently Adanna isn t too little to lay them. Yes, egg laying CAN be dangerous. There is always a risk of egg binding, and other health issues such as depleted calcium, but as long as Adanna...

Parrots: Egg laying and behaviour, uvb rays, calcium deficiency
uvb rays, calcium deficiency, egg laying: First of all, never EVER let a parrot go. They do NOT survive in the wild once domesticated. If you take the eggs away, she ll just lay more which can lead to a calcium deficiency. Just leave them there. They don t spoil or smell rotten until they re a...

Parrots: Eggbound macaw, scarlet macaw, avian vet
scarlet macaw, avian vet, pet emergency: Hi, Susan. You need to look inside the nesting box and see what s going on. If your bird could be eggbound, it would be an emergency situation and your bird would need immediate avian veterinary care/local pet emergency clinic intervention. An eggbound...

Parrots: Electric cord chewed threw! HELP!, emergency animal clinic, vet asap
emergency animal clinic, vet asap, bird vet: Hi, Kamie. Ernie is most likely OK, considering you state she is acting OK and eating. If she had burned her mouth on the inside, she probably couldn t eat or drink. However, only an avian vet can determine if there is internal problems (as a result...

Parrots: Elliot, bird chicken, dna test
bird chicken, dna test, dna tests: Dear Melissa, You are right about Elliot eating chicken that it is like eating it s own kind. But not eating eggs. If you fed a Cockatiel chicken eggs it is NOT like eating its own kind because chicken eggs are unfertile eggs. Anyway, you do not have to feed...

Parrots: EMEREGENCY!!!!!, bird vet, bowel prolapse
bird vet, bowel prolapse, vent area: Hi, Zuhair. I don t not know what is wrong with your tiel. Obviously, the bird is bleeding internally. You need to take this bird to the bird vet immediately. This bird could bleed to death internally if you don t find out what s wrong and have it treated....

Parrots: Emergency! Baby Budgies Rescue, plastic syringes, old chicks
plastic syringes, old chicks, fish tank: some hens dont make good mothers she also may be wanting to lay more eggs and get the chicks out of the nest. take them from her get some handfeeding formual(from the bird food section in any petstore) and some plastic syringes without the needles avalible...

Parrots: Escaped Parrot., predatory birds, favorite foods
predatory birds, favorite foods, neighbour: Just exactly what they re doing! Very smart of them. Now they just need patience and the bird needs to be lucky enough to not be harrassed by predatory birds like hawks or aggressive birds like Jays. Make sure his favorite foods are in the cage. Leave...

Parrots: Experienced Handfeeder Having Problems with New Budgie Chick, baby budgies, spray millet
baby budgies, spray millet, soft food: Hi, Sarah. Thanks for posting your question. I don t know of any ways to speed the process of accepting handfeedings...either s/he will accept it or s/he won t! You re right...it s probably because this baby has never been handfed. Are you sure you are...

Parrots: Eye promblem., avian vet, respiratory problem
avian vet, respiratory problem, scabby: Hi, Kaitlynn, Your bird could have an eye injury, eye infection, scaly f ace mites, respiratory problem, etc. You need to take your bird to a certified avian vet for a medical examination in order to determine what the problem is. Your bird may need medication....

Parrots: eating habits in quaker parrots, quaker parrots, avian vet
quaker parrots, avian vet, emergency pet: Hi Rona, I can t really answer your question without more information. First of all I need to know, how old is your bird? I also need to know if you are seeing any other behavior that has changed or notice any difference in your birds droppings. What is...

Parrots: not eating, own pace, type of food
own pace, type of food, parrots: Hi, Debbie. Thanks for posting. What kind of parrot is this? How old is the bird? What type of diet? Are you offering the same type of food as the previous owner? It would help to know the answers to the above and any other details you can provide....

Parrots: my eclectus bites me, sexual maturity, eclectus
sexual maturity, eclectus, foreward: Does it help to know that this isn t unusual? No one knows why, but parrots of all species have unexplained crushes that occur throughout their lives. Your bird bonded to you and your partner, prefering you until what sounds like sexual maturity. ...

Parrots: eclectus (biting), female eclectus, avian vet
female eclectus, avian vet, male eclectus: Jessica, I admire you for what you are undertaking and hopefully I can help you continue. It seems you re already on the right track in knowing that a bigger cage is the first and most important step. When a bird isn t out of cage for at least 2 hours...

Parrots: eclectus parrot...male, bird screams, breast feathers
bird screams, breast feathers, attention thanks: It could also be that you re reacting to his screaming, so in his opinion, it s working ;) Though difficult - one exercise we encourage when the bird screams is to effect total silence, turn your back to him and freeze. When the screaming stops, quickly...

Parrots: eclectus weight question, eclectus parrot breeders, average weight chart
eclectus parrot breeders, average weight chart, average weight charts: Hi, KL. Thanks for posting! There aren t any average weight charts for eclectus . You ll need to find some websites on the internet for breeders of eclectus and most will have information on weight, behavior, etc. Each bird is different, so you can...

Parrots: ecletus, behavior changes, mammals
behavior changes, mammals, parrot: Birds actually don t become pregnant like mammals do. Once the egg is fertilized, she lays the egg to incubate it. If she is acting more wild than usual, take her to the vet to see if she isn t feeling well as sickness can sometimes cause behavior changes...

Parrots: egg dropping, female cockatiel, google
female cockatiel, google, jacquie: Dear Jacquie, I am not shore if it is normal, but you could try asking your cockatiels vet. Cockatiel eggs are white and small. If you want a picture of cockatiel eggs you can go to google.com, images, and type in cockatiel eggs. Then click on google search....

Parrots: egg laying, avian veterinarian, parrolet
avian veterinarian, parrolet, lower abdomen: Hi, Carey. Thanks for posting your questions. From your description and since your parrotlet is laying eggs, your parrotlet could be eggbound (not able to pass an egg). This could also explain the deflated egg. Normally, a female (hen) that is eggbound...

Parrots: egg laying, parrolet, abdomin
parrolet, abdomin, first thing tomorrow: I m SO sorry for my delayed response. I hope that she is okay!! Sounds to me like she might be egg bound. The deflated egg makes it sound as if she isn t getting enough calcium, but you mentioned that she gets plenty. Purhaps she isn t ingesting enough....

Parrots: egg laying, egg binding, water dishes
egg binding, water dishes, nutritional deficiencies: Yes, he s a she ! Now what you want to do is prevent this egg laying so there s no complications with nutritional deficiencies or egg binding. Make sure there s fresh cuttlebone and a mineral block in her cage at all times. If it seems to get dirty or...

Parrots: egg laying Lovebird, tiels, draughts
tiels, draughts, lovebirds: Hi Jsne It seems to me you have it pretty well taped without my help :-) Moves and changes usually puts lovebirds off breeding, and extra calcium is a good step towards preventing egg-binding. Adequate warmth and absence of draughts are also important...

Parrots: egg laying Macaw, female parrots, nest box
female parrots, nest box, blue gold: Hello, since there is no male it is not fertile, it is normal for her to not be interested in it because there is no nest box or a male. All female parrots lay eggs even if there is no male kind of like chickens but parrots don t lay as many. The egg is no...

Parrots: egg laying macaw, plastic easter eggs, spiral rope
plastic easter eggs, spiral rope, rope perch: I can t tell you how happy I am that these are not clear eggs (I thought she was in severe calcium deficiency, gasp!). Still, the amount she s laying is unhealthy. Remember, they typically lay just a clutch a season, maybe two. A clutch is 2-3 eggs. ...

Parrots: egg laying, anesthesia complications, avian vet
anesthesia complications, avian vet, emergency vet: Hi Carey, Gosh, I wish there was something I could do to help. I can only imagine what a rough time you are having. I was hoping to find a message today telling me that everything had worked out fine with Two-y. You are facing a tough decision, one...

Parrots: egg-sitting, fruits and veggies, environmental signals
fruits and veggies, environmental signals, calcium levels: Hello again, She will feed herself unless she is ill. I do not recommend that you add anything to their water unless instructed to do so by your avian veterinarian. You would need blood tests to determine exactly where her calcium levels are and what if...

Parrots: egg-sitting, juvenile behavior, craft store
juvenile behavior, craft store, 28 days: if it s been less than 28 days since she laid them, I d put one back for her. You can also try a fake egg from a craft store if you d like. A wooden one or plastic - just as long as it s not painted or decorated should be fine. We don t want the bird to...

Parrots: egg, hormones levels, sleep time
hormones levels, sleep time, eggs: Hi Carole, You should leave the egg with your bird until she looses interest in it. Removing it will signal her body to produce more eggs. A bird that continually produces eggs will deplete her body of calcium leading to becoming egg bound, a potential...

Parrots: eggbound cockatiel?, animal emergency clinic, avian vet
animal emergency clinic, avian vet, water shower: Hi, Bea, If you are saying you can see an egg partially sticking out of the bird s vent, then you need to get this bird to a certified avian vet or animal emergency clinic IMMEDIATELY or you will lose the bird. This is an emergency situation. Do not wait,...

Parrots: eggs, egg laying, open cage
egg laying, open cage, nest box: There is no limit on your questions :) keep asking whatever and whenever! Now, as for saving space - it might be worthwhile for you, but it s really not fair for the birds. The first rule of bird ownership (no kidding) is to provide the very largest possible...

Parrots: if eggs are fertlie or not, breeder birds, fertile eggs
breeder birds, fertile eggs, bad eggs: Birds can/will still sit on infertile eggs. If a single female lays an egg, this is not as common, but with a pair of birds they will usually still care for the eggs (unknown to them that they are infertile). However, it depends on the pair. Some birds won...

Parrots: eggs laid, fertile egg, question pool
fertile egg, question pool, allexperts: Hello Sam, Your question got bounced to the question pool, so I am answering it for you. Birds do not need mate to lay an egg. Since budgies and cockatiels are not only different species but not even in the same family, it is highly unlikely that they...

Parrots: eggs laid, avian vet, high calcium food
avian vet, high calcium food, calcium deficiency: Switch the food to a high calcium food or make sure that she s using a cuttlefish bone since egg-laying birds can get a calcium deficiency. Don t take the egg out of the cage because she ll just keep laying more and can get ill. No, the two birds can t mate....

Parrots: eggs, breeder birds, avian vet
breeder birds, avian vet, harsh weather: 20 to 30 days is the hatching time for parrots (varies by species), but since conures are smaller, I would assume 25 days tops. You can read more about egg developement here: http://www.birdsnways.com/wisdom/ww36eiv.htm I would remove the nest box and the...

Parrots: enquiry, dna testing, eclectus
dna testing, eclectus, macaw: It would depend on the species (Amazon, Macaw, etc?) Some can only be distinguished by DNA testing, or when they first lay an egg (which pretty much guarentees it s a girl) Other species are dimorphic - meaning you can tell by looking. Eclectus for...

Parrots: entertaining a blue and gold, blue and gold macaw, small tv
blue and gold macaw, small tv, animal shelter: hello, try putting some treats in some toys that she can tare open and find the treats birds like to chew on a lot of toys but the treats will give her a reward. Also if you can get a small TV and put a movie in and play it so she can see keep the volume...

Parrots: escaped parakeet in Chicago, wild bird feeders, bird feeder
wild bird feeders, bird feeder, shock to the system: Why don t you make a little heated house for him and his sparrow friends? Or else, why don t you buy one or two heated perches and place them near the bird feeder. The perches don t waste much energy, but he ll REALLY love them, come winter. If you want...

Parrots: exotic bird, hahn macaw, three birds
hahn macaw, three birds, goffin: That s so exciting! The food that I love is Roudybush and unless you re near one of the few places that carry them, you have to get it online. If you google Roudybush, the first link roudybush direct is the place I get mine from. You can get Harrisons (another...

Parrots: exotic bird question, yellow nape amazon, blue throated macaw
yellow nape amazon, blue throated macaw, yellow napes: I love the red-bellied parrots (poicephalus...yes, people actually call them by that name) They re very sweet birds and are kind of like a senegal. If you want it to learn to talk, I would get a male. Females can learn to talk, it s just not quite as common....

Parrots: When to expect talking, african grey parrot, beeps
african grey parrot, beeps, whistles: Usually African Greys don t start speaking until a year or a year and 1/2. But it isn t uncommon for them to start speaking earlier... or in some cases- not at all. Some greys will never speak actual words (it isn t very common, but does happen). Some greys...

Parrots: eye problem with cockatiel, dark greens, store clerks
dark greens, store clerks, female cockatiel: What you re seeing is probably the result of a vitamin deficiency as the result of diet. It might also be a virus or fungus, but even those may have sprung up because of the seed diet. No matter what the manufacturers (or pet store clerks) tell you about...

Parrots: eyes, vet asap, male bird
vet asap, male bird, open eyes: There are so many things that this could be its hard to actually tell what it is without seeing the problem. It does sound quite serious though. You don t mention how he is feeling apart from his eyes? Are his feathers fluffed up? Does he actually have the...

Parrots: eyespots, avian vet, left eyes
avian vet, left eyes, hand fed: Hello Michael and thank you for your post. I would take these birds into a Certified Avian Vet to have their eyes checked out. It is possible that they are picking at each other as lovebirds are very aggressive birds. I hope this helps. Good luck and...

Parrots: I HAVE A FEW QUESTIONS, couple websites, parakeets
couple websites, parakeets, chrys: Hi, Amanda. Thanks for posting! They might be compatible with each other and they might not. They have to pair-bond first before they will mate, lay eggs, and have babies. Pair-bonding is when the male feeds the female beak-to-beak, they preen each other,...

Parrots: Fearful Black Capped Conure, black capped conure, flight feathers
black capped conure, flight feathers, tame birds: Hi, John, If this is/was a breeder bird, the bird is probably not very tame (birds prefer other birds to humans). Also, sounds like this bird is scared of you. If you ve only had the bird a short time, the bird most likely needs more time to settle in...

Parrots: Feather Chewing, chest feathers, cockatoo
chest feathers, cockatoo, pluck: hello, there is a lot of products online for birds that pluck feathers. You can also try keeping him out of the cage all the time when you are home. Or try moving his toys around in his cage. Try these things and see if it helps. if you have any more ?s just...

Parrots: Feather Loss, avian vet, dark towel
avian vet, dark towel, sexual frustration: Hi Kelli, No, this is not normal. And, since it is on his head, he is not plucking his feathers out. (Unless he is housed with another bird that might be plucking his feathers out). Here is a copy of common reasons and solutions for feather plucking...

Parrots: Feather loss, quaker parrot, parrot food
quaker parrot, parrot food, avian vet: Hi Ken and Terrie, I have a few things I can offer here. First is that I doubt that your bird is sick or that it has mites. More than likely your bird is plucking it s feathers. Quakers are very prone to doing this and it is not uncommon to see them...

Parrots: Feather Picking, timneh grey, jenday
timneh grey, jenday, upatsix: Here are some wonderful articles with tips and reasons for feather plucking... hopefully you will get some new ideas, or learn something new from these informative articles: http://www.birdsnways.com/wisdom/ww4eii.htm http://www.birdsnways.com/wisdom/ww71e.htm...

Parrots: Feather Plucking, food pellets, avian vet
food pellets, avian vet, dark towel: Here are various thinks that could cause feather plucking, but here is a list of the most common reasons for feather plucking (in no particular order): 1) Stress 2) Disease 3) Poor nutrition (a primarily or all seed diet is VERY bad for birds) 4) Boredom...

Parrots: Feather plucking, avian veterinarian, blood panel
avian veterinarian, blood panel, cloacal: Hello Marlene, Congratulations on your new pet! With feather plucking I cannot stress enough the importance of medical care. Poor feathering is almost always a symptom of an illness and/or malnutrition. The cause can be elusive and difficult to find,...

Parrots: Feather problems, pin feathers, roudybush pellets
pin feathers, roudybush pellets, bright feathers: Well putting him on Roudybush pellets instead of seed or other commercial foods helps produce healthy, bright feathers. It doesn t look like he s chewing his feathers, they just look like he needs a good bath. Some tiels just hate baths, so here s what I...

Parrots: Feathers falling off my parakeet, budgie parakeet, avian vets
budgie parakeet, avian vets, tail feathers: Hello Anders, Does your budgie have missing tail feathers? Or does his tail look fine, and you are finding feathers at the bottom of the cage? If your bird doesn t have a tail (or is missing part of his tail/feathers)... then you should call an avian...

Parrots: Feathers, feather mites, outdoor aviary
feather mites, outdoor aviary, sun conure: Hi, Jean. Thanks for posting your questions. When was the last time your Sun took a bath? Often times, a bath will help with raggedy feathers like you describe. As long as he isn t plucking his feathers or isn t in ill health, a bath will probably do...

Parrots: Feed the adult Parakeets, fruits and veggies, chick peas
fruits and veggies, chick peas, wheat bread: There are no dumb questions! :) The rice IS cooked, the beans can be cooked as well. There are different kinds of beans you can use like lentils, you could feed chick peas too. There are some bean mixes out there that are suitable to use. Just make sure...

Parrots: Feeding African Grey, congo african grey, wild bird seed
congo african grey, wild bird seed, fresh fruit and vegetables: What a good job you re doing so far! EXCELLENT. If you want to try Pretty Bird brand - we use that for ours and mix it with the sweeter (more fruity) brands - sounding very much like what you re using. Sometimes a bird will select a certain color based just...

Parrots: Feeding baby parrot but live in the jungle..., fresh fruits and vegetables, baby parrot
fresh fruits and vegetables, baby parrot, local grocer: I m very glad you care enough to ask - let s hope this little one makes it and ends up being a lifelong companion for you and your family. I understand the confusion on the net about care. Thankfully the bird is taking food readily and swallowing on...

Parrots: Female Cockatiel laying unfertilized eggs, female cockatiel, lava stone
female cockatiel, lava stone, petsmart: Hi again, Lisa. I wasn t saying to stop feeding the pellet variety...I was merely saying to feed the variety at the same time and not put the Zupreem pellets in the cage one day, a different brand in the next day, etc. It s up to you about having the...

Parrots: Female Lovebird Lays Egg, egg shells, fresh veggies
egg shells, fresh veggies, egg laying: Hello first my question to you is does she have a male partner....another lovebird? Hens offen lay eggs because they want to start a family and out of bordom sometimes as well. I reccomend just keeping a good diet of pellets/small amounts of seeds/fresh veggies...

Parrots: Female Parrot Egg Laying, white fronted amazon, amazon parrot
white fronted amazon, amazon parrot, female parrots: Hi there, No she shouldn t have laid eggs and it is good that she hasn t! Don t give her a nest box as you don t want to encourage her to lay eggs. If a female parrot lays eggs even though they don t have a mate, it drains a lot of calcium from the bones and...

Parrots: Female Parrotlet Sexual Behavior, fall birds, egg binding
fall birds, egg binding, tail feathers: Your instincts are right on! With the change in daylight, both at the start of the year and end of the year (spring and fall), birds that are sexually mature are driven to mate. At 7 months, she s young, but in smaller birds, they tend to mature faster than...

Parrots: Female parrotlet, full spectrum light, full spectrum lighting
full spectrum light, full spectrum lighting, female parrots: Hi again, Richard. The regurgitation is her way of showing how much she loves you. It sounds gross, but in the bird world, this gesture is a sign of affection (males normally feed their female mates as a sign of pair-bonding and in some species males feed...

Parrots: Fertile Eggs, fertile eggs, 2 eggs
fertile eggs, 2 eggs, sammie: Hello, I just leave eggs with the parents what ones hatch hatch and which ones are infertile dont and after a few days overdue to hatch I used to remove them and throw them out. You can kill growing chicks within the eggs buy moving them around to check if...

Parrots: Fighting Lovebirds, peach face, black masked lovebird
peach face, black masked lovebird, 2 birds: Hi, Jorge, Their fighting is perfectly normal for 2 birds that don t know each other. Just because we put 2 birds together doesn t mean they will get along...it s a chance we take with parrots...there are no guarantees. Also, you should always quarantine...

Parrots: Finches....., pet finches, zebra finch
pet finches, zebra finch, society finch: Congratulations on your new pets, sounds like they are doing well. Finches can be nervous birds so you will have to spend a lot of time talking to them before you begin handling. Then you will need to put you hand inside the cage so that they get used to this...

Parrots: Find a good home for my birds, extreme caution, similiar situation
extreme caution, similiar situation, gray family: Hi Louise, I was not able to find any that I can be sure are reputable in Maryland. I only found individuals listed there and I am not comfortable with those unless I know the person. I did find two though in Virginia that I know are legitimate rescues....

Parrots: Finger sucking behaviour, handfed parrots, ring necked parakeet
handfed parrots, ring necked parakeet, baby parrot: Hi, Wendy, I think the behavior you are describing is the result of this bird being handfed as a baby. A baby parrot that was handfed grows to love human fingers/hands and, even when grown, may suckle on fingers because they have fond memories of this...

Parrots: Finnally preening has occured, 2 birds, birds sing
2 birds, birds sing, two females: Hi, Birdlover. Thanks for posting! Not necessarily. The behavior you state in your post means the 2 birds like each other, but doesn t necessarily mean they are pair-bonded. Two females, 2 males, 2 siblings, or just 2 birds living in the same cage together...

Parrots: First love bird, playstands, first few days
playstands, first few days, playtop: Hello Tara, All GREAT questions!! I ve personally had a lovebird, AND raised them, so I can easily answer your questions! :) First off, it will probably take your new baby a couple of weeks to even a month to get completely settled in. I wouldn t...

Parrots: First lovebird, deluxe accommodation, playtop
deluxe accommodation, playtop, hand fed: Truly hand fed birds that are still young are fine, although females get snappy when they are getting ready to lay and while they have eggs. However, a bird needs to bond to be truly tame. This takes time so give it a few days to get used to the cage...

Parrots: First Parrot, avian veterinarians, vet care
avian veterinarians, vet care, time and patience: Hi, Ashley. Thanks for posting. Amazons are great parrots, but moody and other little squirks. Not so sure there s such a thing as a quiet amazon! They are very vocal several times per day, so if noise could be a problem, you might want to reconsider...

Parrots: First time baby cockatiel, veterinarian asap, avian veterinarian
veterinarian asap, avian veterinarian, quality breeder: You re welcome Kyara. I m glad the breeder was able to help you. I wouldn t skip the avian vet check however, it s not worth the risk. Here is an article that I belive will help you with the weaning process: http://www.companionparrot.com/Abundance%20Weaning.htm...

Parrots: Fischer's Lovebird, cage birds, noice
cage birds, noice, lovebirds: Hi, Uday. You can t control the amount of noise a parrot makes. If you have problems with noise, you need to select a type of parrot that isn t as noisy (all parrots are nosiy to some extent...this is just the way parrots are). If you need to control...

Parrots: Flaking of Bottom beak - Macaw, macaw, contentment
macaw, contentment, parrots: The grinding is not really unusual for this bird or most other parrots. It s a sign of contentment and doesn t usually cause any harm. The flaking you see is also pretty common for this time of year (molting season) and for this age bird especially. ...

Parrots: Flight cage for peach faced lovies, peach faced lovebirds, handfed babies
peach faced lovebirds, handfed babies, flight cage: Whether they get along or not in this size cage they should have plenty of room to get away from each other for space so that should be fine you might consider building it more like 5 feet long and 3 feet high to allow maximum room for flight birds go horizontal...

Parrots: Fluffed feathers..., peachface lovebirds, birds as pets
peachface lovebirds, birds as pets, warm blanket: I m so sorry about your loss. Birds are very good at hiding illness so it is hard to know if they are sick in addition it is sometimes hard to find someone to treat them. You did good to clean everything in case it was something contagious. Where did you get...

Parrots: Follow-up, attatchment, white stuff
attatchment, white stuff, dander: Hello again Avanti. You can send pictures to: karmor22@hotmail.com. You ll have to send tehm as an attatchment. It will probably take quite a bit of time for her to get used to the misting. One of my birds will only let me mist her about every two months,...

Parrots: Found Nanday Conure Parrot, canadian province abbreviation, domestic birds
canadian province abbreviation, domestic birds, leg band: Hi, Wendy. Thanks for posting! JHC 7 isn t enough information to trace down this bird by it s band number. That information may just be the breeder s initials and a bird number (perhaps this bird was bird 7 to the breeder who s initials are JHC). Is...

Parrots: Four birds in one room, having a moth problem, four birds, annoying bugs
four birds, annoying bugs, gold macaw: Dear Brandon, This question should be handled by a exterminator. If I were you, I would move the birds, for now, into a different room, until the moths are gone. What you should do is call someone who can kill the moths and maybe they can stop them from breeding....

Parrots: Freddie, flock management, management counselor
flock management, management counselor, positive reinforcement: Hi Jayne, This is a tricky question- that might need help from a more experienced parrot behaviorists, since we need to figure out *why* Freddie hates this couch so much- and since I can t see him in his environment, and don t have much history on him......

Parrots: Friend for my cockatiel?, territorial aggression, human interaction
territorial aggression, human interaction, cockatiel: Hello, If you feel that you won t be able to spend ANY time with her and that she really would be lonely, then she might be content with a new cockatiel friend. If I were you, I would try to get one of the same sex so they don t end up mating on you. Don...

Parrots: 28 Parrots, parrots, port lincoln
Parrots: 28 Parrots, parrots, port lincoln, parrot

Parrots: is my 28 parrot a boy or a girl?, mature bird, males and females
Parrots: is my 28 parrot a boy or a girl?, mature bird, males and females, beak

Parrots: My 30 Year old Parrot, eggs, egg
Parrots: My 30 Year old Parrot, eggs, egg, cage

Parrots: 30 yr. old amazon parrot, chicken bones, couple books
Parrots: 30 yr. old amazon parrot, chicken bones, couple books, beaks

Parrots: my 7-yr old sun conure laid eggs, sun conures, sun conure
Parrots: my 7-yr old sun conure laid eggs, sun conures, sun conure, cousin

Parrots: African Gray & E-collar, vet school, dogs and cats
Parrots: African Gray & E-collar, vet school, dogs and cats, feather picking

Parrots: African Grey, african grey
Parrots: African Grey, african grey

Parrots: African Grey Parrots Mating?, 2 eggs, babygirl
Parrots: African Grey Parrots Mating?, 2 eggs, babygirl, hormones

Parrots: African Grey (Timneh) ... Biting, toys toys toys, african grey
Parrots: African Grey (Timneh) ... Biting, toys toys toys, african grey, good girl

Parrots: African..gray, full spectrum, seizures
Parrots: African..gray, full spectrum, seizures, calcium

Parrots: African grey parrot, conotation, good relationship
Parrots: African grey parrot, conotation, good relationship, real reason

Parrots: AfricanGrey, dublin ireland, favourite food
Parrots: AfricanGrey, dublin ireland, favourite food, phone ringing

Parrots: Alexandrine parakeet, beak, females
Parrots: Alexandrine parakeet, beak, females, band ring

Parrots: Almonds, old corella, apple cores
Parrots: Almonds, old corella, apple cores, pumkin seeds

Parrots: Amazon Parrot, orange winged amazon, bird food
Parrots: Amazon Parrot, orange winged amazon, bird food, cataract

Parrots: Aviary and bees, african honey bees, honey bees
Parrots: Aviary and bees, african honey bees, honey bees, nesting boxes

Parrots: african grey, carboard box, interaction
Parrots: african grey, carboard box, interaction, challenges

Parrots: african grey parrot, typical behavior, parrot
Parrots: african grey parrot, typical behavior, parrot, antics

Parrots: african grey strange behavior, tying a bow, new toys
Parrots: african grey strange behavior, tying a bow, new toys, water bottle

Parrots: african ringneck vs. indian ringneck, indian ringnecks, african ringnecks
Parrots: african ringneck vs. indian ringneck, indian ringnecks, african ringnecks, mutations

Parrots: At what age can a lovebird starts to be pregnant?, 4 months, eggs
Parrots: At what age can a lovebird starts to be pregnant?, 4 months, eggs, birds

Parrots: VERY aggresive parrot
Parrots: VERY aggresive parrot

Parrots: amazon orange wing, natural luster, amazon
Parrots: amazon orange wing, natural luster, amazon, feathers

Parrots: B&G macaw! Aging, and band, leg band, macaw
Parrots: B&G macaw! Aging, and band, leg band, macaw

Parrots: Band on cockatiels leg, volume contracts, bird check
Parrots: Band on cockatiels leg, volume contracts, bird check, bird leg bands

Parrots: Behavior problem with my Military Macaw, regurgitation
Parrots: Behavior problem with my Military Macaw, regurgitation

Parrots: Best parrot for me, umbrella cockatoo, baby parrot
Parrots: Best parrot for me, umbrella cockatoo, baby parrot, hand fed

Parrots: Biting Conure, cheek conure, attack mode
Parrots: Biting Conure, cheek conure, attack mode, sweet boy

Parrots: Biting Parrott, sexual maturity, new furniture
Parrots: Biting Parrott, sexual maturity, new furniture, parrots

Parrots: Biting Senegal Parrot, chamomile tea, going through puberty
Parrots: Biting Senegal Parrot, chamomile tea, going through puberty, chamomile

Parrots: Bkue and gold macaw, red fronted macaw, aggressive behavior
Parrots: Bkue and gold macaw, red fronted macaw, aggressive behavior, renoir

Parrots: Blue and Gold odor?, cage bottom, gentle spray
Parrots: Blue and Gold odor?, cage bottom, gentle spray, pretty bird

Parrots: Blue & Gold Parrot, corn oil, maurene
Parrots: Blue & Gold Parrot, corn oil, maurene, alergies

Parrots: Blue a gold macaw, dna test, vet
Parrots: Blue a gold macaw, dna test, vet

Parrots: Blue masked Lovebird, lovebird, lovebirds
Parrots: Blue masked Lovebird, lovebird, lovebirds

Parrots: Bluemasked Lovebird, vitamins minerals, fruits and vegetables
Parrots: Bluemasked Lovebird, vitamins minerals, fruits and vegetables, cause liver

Parrots: Bourke parakeets, cockatiels and budgies?, budgies, boundless energy
Parrots: Bourke parakeets, cockatiels and budgies?, budgies, boundless energy, cockatiels

Parrots: Breeding pair of budgies, lutino, budgies
Parrots: Breeding pair of budgies, lutino, budgies, cere

Parrots: A Brown Nose on my Parakeet, keet, budgie
Parrots: A Brown Nose on my Parakeet, keet, budgie, cere

Parrots: Budgerigar Parakeet - Symptoms of getting old, vet asap, new pet
Parrots: Budgerigar Parakeet - Symptoms of getting old, vet asap, new pet, air freshener

Parrots: Budgie and Cockatiel Living together., cockatiel, parakeet
Parrots: Budgie and Cockatiel Living together., cockatiel, parakeet, parakeets

Parrots: Budgie or Cockatiel, yellow bars, females
Parrots: Budgie or Cockatiel, yellow bars, females

Parrots: Budgie flew away, budgie, word of advice
Parrots: Budgie flew away, budgie, word of advice, next morning

Parrots: Budgie Mystery Weight Loss, avian vets, breast bone
Parrots: Budgie Mystery Weight Loss, avian vets, breast bone, giving him something

Parrots: Budgies plucking
Parrots: Budgies plucking

Parrots: baby budgies, corn on the cob, corn on the cobb
Parrots: baby budgies, corn on the cob, corn on the cobb, poo

Parrots: Our baby conur, turd
Parrots: Our baby conur, turd

Parrots: baby conure, types of parrots, one syllable words
Parrots: baby conure, types of parrots, one syllable words, voice activated recorder

Parrots: baby conure, sun conure, crowd
Parrots: baby conure, sun conure, crowd

Parrots: bald, pin feathers, dry skin
Parrots: bald, pin feathers, dry skin, time of year

Parrots: banding, leg bands, mwa
Parrots: banding, leg bands, mwa, cnt

Parrots: bird is bleeding, open shaft, bleeding to death
Parrots: bird is bleeding, open shaft, bleeding to death, feathers

Parrots: bird props, basketball hoop, google
Parrots: bird props, basketball hoop, google, handmade bird toys

Parrots: Does my birds wings need to get clipped and how do I make it talk?, african grey, porch
Parrots: Does my birds wings need to get clipped and how do I make it talk?, african grey, porch, wings

Parrots: birds, avocado fruit, intelligent birds
Parrots: birds, avocado fruit, intelligent birds, coffee chocolate

Parrots: biting parrot, senerio, nips
Parrots: biting parrot, senerio, nips, great lengths

Parrots: blue & gold macaw laying unfertile eggs, avian veterinarian, egg laying
Parrots: blue & gold macaw laying unfertile eggs, avian veterinarian, egg laying, macaw

Parrots: blue head pionus, pionus parrots, bronze wing
Parrots: blue head pionus, pionus parrots, bronze wing, maximillian

Parrots: breeding conures, scarlet chested parakeet, hahns macaws
Parrots: breeding conures, scarlet chested parakeet, hahns macaws, princess parrot

Parrots: breeding conures, gene pool, brokenhearted
Parrots: breeding conures, gene pool, brokenhearted, subspecies

Parrots: breeding quaker parrots, birds
Parrots: breeding quaker parrots, birds

Parrots: budgie breeding, breeding budgies, baby chicks
Parrots: budgie breeding, breeding budgies, baby chicks, 2 females

Parrots: My budgie flies away from me, 9 months, repetition
Parrots: My budgie flies away from me, 9 months, repetition, birds

Parrots: Cockateil Noises, great bird, chirps
Parrots: Cockateil Noises, great bird, chirps, cockatiel

Parrots: Cockatiel, male bird, tiels
Parrots: Cockatiel, male bird, tiels, pretty bird

Parrots: Cockatiel Behavior, quacker, morse code
Parrots: Cockatiel Behavior, quacker, morse code, small bird

Parrots: Cockatiel breeding, birds, little bit
Parrots: Cockatiel breeding, birds, little bit

Parrots: Cockatiel - mating, mating behavior, female bird
Parrots: Cockatiel - mating, mating behavior, female bird, cockatiels

Parrots: Cockatiel parakeets behavior, pet shop, fly
Parrots: Cockatiel parakeets behavior, pet shop, fly

Parrots: Cockatoo Mental Breakdown, emily schultz, schultz 1
Parrots: Cockatoo Mental Breakdown, emily schultz, schultz 1

Parrots: Cockatoo with strange illness, sholder, cockatoo
Parrots: Cockatoo with strange illness, sholder, cockatoo, vet

Parrots: Conure behavior, conure, mate
Parrots: Conure behavior, conure, mate

Parrots: my cherry head
Parrots: my cherry head

Parrots: cockatiel, hardboiled egg, plain chicken
Parrots: cockatiel, hardboiled egg, plain chicken, cockateil

Parrots: My cockatiel, positive reinforcement, whistlers
Parrots: My cockatiel, positive reinforcement, whistlers, talkers

Parrots: Is my cockatiel a boy or girl., peach, females
Parrots: Is my cockatiel a boy or girl., peach, females, pet shop owner

Parrots: My cockatiel is losing weight!, feather mites, arcadia light
Parrots: My cockatiel is losing weight!, feather mites, arcadia light, fatty liver

Parrots: cockatiel squeaking sounds, sweet little bird, avian vet
Parrots: cockatiel squeaking sounds, sweet little bird, avian vet, bright faces

Parrots: cockatiels, styptic powder, lutino
Parrots: cockatiels, styptic powder, lutino, tender skin

Parrots: cockatiels, cheek patches, female birds
Parrots: cockatiels, cheek patches, female birds, bird birds

Parrots: cockatoo, blue fronted amazon, human friends
Parrots: cockatoo, blue fronted amazon, human friends, unacceptable behavior

Parrots: My conure doesn't seem to like baths, conures, towel rack
Parrots: My conure doesn't seem to like baths, conures, towel rack, sip

Parrots: Does my conure love me???, baby crying sound, nibbles
Parrots: Does my conure love me???, baby crying sound, nibbles, petrie

Parrots: My conure rubs beak on cage and wicker chair, cage bars, beak
Parrots: My conure rubs beak on cage and wicker chair, cage bars, beak, five months

Parrots: how to cook rice?, frozen veggies, brown rice
Parrots: how to cook rice?, frozen veggies, brown rice, length of time

Parrots: cross breeding, amazon parrots, susanne lantermann
Parrots: cross breeding, amazon parrots, susanne lantermann, macaw species

Parrots: crossbreeding amazons, king parrot, aviary
Parrots: crossbreeding amazons, king parrot, aviary, chick

Parrots: dry skin, organic alfalfa, egg food
Parrots: dry skin, organic alfalfa, egg food, alfalfa sprouts

Parrots: Elliot, female parrots, citrus seeds
Parrots: Elliot, female parrots, citrus seeds, cheek patch

Parrots: Escaped Parrot., birdie birdie, yellow parakeet
Parrots: Escaped Parrot., birdie birdie, yellow parakeet, parakeet food

Parrots: eclectus parrot...male, male eclectus, tone of voice
Parrots: eclectus parrot...male, male eclectus, tone of voice, tequila

Parrots: egg laying Macaw, female parrots, infertile eggs
Parrots: egg laying Macaw, female parrots, infertile eggs, own time

Parrots: Feather Loss, ringneck parakeet, sexual maturity
Parrots: Feather Loss, ringneck parakeet, sexual maturity, pellets

Parrots: Feather loss, little kitty, balls
Parrots: Feather loss, little kitty, balls, toys

Parrots: Feathers, broad spectrum antibiotics, toxic gasses
Parrots: Feathers, broad spectrum antibiotics, toxic gasses, helium balloon

Parrots: Feeding African Grey, amazon, pellets
Parrots: Feeding African Grey, amazon, pellets, dye

Parrots: Finches....., handeling, wings
Parrots: Finches....., handeling, wings, fly

Parrots: Fischer's Lovebird, little devils, uday
Parrots: Fischer's Lovebird, little devils, uday, tern

Parrots: fertile eggs and incubation, breeder birds, african grey
Parrots: fertile eggs and incubation, breeder birds, african grey, immune system

Parrots: where to find cheap birds?, random things, wrong way
Parrots: where to find cheap birds?, random things, wrong way, animal rescue centres

Parrots: food/nutrition, taste buds, new friend
Parrots: food/nutrition, taste buds, new friend, proud father

Parrots: found parakeet, parrot, postings
Parrots: found parakeet, parrot, postings

Parrots: Goffins cockatoos, rewarding relationship, parrot owner
Parrots: Goffins cockatoos, rewarding relationship, parrot owner, minor concern

Parrots: Green conure behaviour and egg laying., green cheeked conure, egg production
Parrots: Green conure behaviour and egg laying., green cheeked conure, egg production, eggs

Parrots: Should I give away my bird?
Parrots: Should I give away my bird?

Parrots: green rump parrolets, pacifics, parrot species
Parrots: green rump parrolets, pacifics, parrot species, parrotlet

Parrots: HELP I NEED INFORMATION ON MY PARAKEETS, grit, parrots
Parrots: HELP I NEED INFORMATION ON MY PARAKEETS, grit, parrots, gravel

Parrots: help, toweling, birds
Parrots: help, toweling, birds

Parrots: hi, exact brand, mom and dad
Parrots: hi, exact brand, mom and dad, baby formula

Parrots: indian ringneck, ringneck
Parrots: indian ringneck, ringneck

Parrots: indian ringneck, millet sprays, boiled egg
Parrots: indian ringneck, millet sprays, boiled egg, beak

Parrots: indian ringneck, larder, mold
Parrots: indian ringneck, larder, mold, ring neck

Parrots: indian ringneck parakeet,adult,wild,female, pet owners, parrots
Parrots: indian ringneck parakeet,adult,wild,female, pet owners, parrots, good luck

Parrots: intestinal yeast infection in cockatoo, fluconazole, diflucan
Parrots: intestinal yeast infection in cockatoo, fluconazole, diflucan, vet

Parrots: JUNIOR, sick pets, questioner
Parrots: JUNIOR, sick pets, questioner, vet

Parrots: Keeping Ringnecks and Cockatiels together, ringnecks, aviary
Parrots: Keeping Ringnecks and Cockatiels together, ringnecks, aviary, cockatiels

Parrots: Kiwi
Parrots: Kiwi

Parrots: what kinds and quantities of fresh fruits/veggies, vegies, good job
Parrots: what kinds and quantities of fresh fruits/veggies, vegies, good job, mold

Parrots: LOST CONURE, vet hospitals, sun conure
Parrots: LOST CONURE, vet hospitals, sun conure, plastic poles

Parrots: Lonely lovebird, jack russell, mom
Parrots: Lonely lovebird, jack russell, mom, desk

Parrots: LoVeBiRds, whole grain breads, nutritional value
Parrots: LoVeBiRds, whole grain breads, nutritional value, parrots

Parrots: Love bird question, tail feathers, mating behavior
Parrots: Love bird question, tail feathers, mating behavior, new bird

Parrots: Lovebird Death, lovebirds, lost one
Parrots: Lovebird Death, lovebirds, lost one, 10 months

Parrots: Lovebird: Difference between species' personality, nooks and crannies, ficher
Parrots: Lovebird: Difference between species' personality, nooks and crannies, ficher, homebody

Parrots: Lovebird eggs, fertile eggs, loose interest
Parrots: Lovebird eggs, fertile eggs, loose interest, plymouth meeting

Parrots: Lovebird yanked upper beak-its turning black and blue, address thanks
Parrots: Lovebird yanked upper beak-its turning black and blue, address thanks

Parrots: Lovebirds, lovebird, eggs
Parrots: Lovebirds, lovebird, eggs

Parrots: Can Lovebirds and Cockatiels Live Together??, outdoor aviary, cokatiel
Parrots: Can Lovebirds and Cockatiels Live Together??, outdoor aviary, cokatiel, lovebird

Parrots: Lovebirds that kill, 2 birds, dinkie
Parrots: Lovebirds that kill, 2 birds, dinkie, females

Parrots: leg band information, small birds, quarantine station
Parrots: leg band information, small birds, quarantine station, fish wildlife

Parrots: lifespan, nanday conure, pasta chicken
Parrots: lifespan, nanday conure, pasta chicken, sunflower seeds

Parrots: How do i get my lovebird to bond with me?, envirment, quiet place
Parrots: How do i get my lovebird to bond with me?, envirment, quiet place

Parrots: lovebird having seizures, patiants, calcium deficiency
Parrots: lovebird having seizures, patiants, calcium deficiency, siezure

Parrots: lovebird temperments......, english budgie, peach face
Parrots: lovebird temperments......, english budgie, peach face, creamino

Parrots: lovebird temperments........, budgie, 5 months
Parrots: lovebird temperments........, budgie, 5 months, temperament

Parrots: lovebirds, paper towels, mating ritual
Parrots: lovebirds, paper towels, mating ritual, substrate

Parrots: lovebirds, sonia, females
Parrots: lovebirds, sonia, females

Parrots: MALE OR FEMALE LUTINOS COKCATIES?, color mutations, white birds
Parrots: MALE OR FEMALE LUTINOS COKCATIES?, color mutations, white birds, lutino

Parrots: Macaws, lousy pets, unwanted birds
Parrots: Macaws, lousy pets, unwanted birds, negative aspects

Parrots: Measuring parrots, sulphur crested cockatoo, sulphur crested cockatoos
Parrots: Measuring parrots, sulphur crested cockatoo, sulphur crested cockatoos, regional variations

Parrots: Molting and bathing, parrots, vacuum
Parrots: Molting and bathing, parrots, vacuum, carpet

Parrots: Moustache Parrots, mustache, thelma
Parrots: Moustache Parrots, mustache, thelma, sentences

Parrots: Moustached parakeet, african grey parrot, fruits veggies
Parrots: Moustached parakeet, african grey parrot, fruits veggies, b vitamin

Parrots: macaw, calcium supplements, food dish
Parrots: macaw, calcium supplements, food dish, two eggs

Parrots: mixing cockatiels and budgies, zebra finches, java sparrows
Parrots: mixing cockatiels and budgies, zebra finches, java sparrows, budgies

Parrots: Naughty Rainbow!, little friend, good luck
Parrots: Naughty Rainbow!, little friend, good luck, disaster

Parrots: New African Grey, zupreem pellets, french fry
Parrots: New African Grey, zupreem pellets, french fry, fried potatoes

Parrots: New African Grey, avian vet, parrots
Parrots: New African Grey, avian vet, parrots, pellets

Parrots: Newly adopted macaw, blush, parrots
Parrots: Newly adopted macaw, blush, parrots

Parrots: My new Black-capped Conure, black capped conures, seed diet
Parrots: My new Black-capped Conure, black capped conures, seed diet, junk food

Parrots: my new cockatiel, docile bird, two females
Parrots: my new cockatiel, docile bird, two females, exceptions

Parrots: non-stick cookware
Parrots: non-stick cookware

Parrots: Odd breeding behaviour, female eclectus, birds as pets
Parrots: Odd breeding behaviour, female eclectus, birds as pets, breeder birds

Parrots: orange winged amazon male, vet, senegal
Parrots: orange winged amazon male, vet, senegal

Parrots: Parakeet Biting - Ouch!, social creatures, human creatures
Parrots: Parakeet Biting - Ouch!, social creatures, human creatures, dominant behavior

Parrots: Parakeet behavior, twist tie, maggie
Parrots: Parakeet behavior, twist tie, maggie, slides

Parrots: Is My Parakeet Sick? What Do I DO?, time beeing, female birds
Parrots: Is My Parakeet Sick? What Do I DO?, time beeing, female birds, first bird

Parrots: Parakeets and cold weather, two trees, s college
Parrots: Parakeets and cold weather, two trees, s college, wild parrots

Parrots: Two Parakeets of Mine Flew Away., peace in your heart, perfect health
Parrots: Two Parakeets of Mine Flew Away., peace in your heart, perfect health, parakeet

Parrots: Parrolet losing feathers, listerine, feathers
Parrots: Parrolet losing feathers, listerine, feathers, tablespoon

Parrots: Parrot Eggs?, question god, african greys
Parrots: Parrot Eggs?, question god, african greys, akwa

Parrots: Parrot eggs, eggs, birds
Parrots: Parrot eggs, eggs, birds

Parrots: Parrot feather loss, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables
Parrots: Parrot feather loss, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables, pelleted food

Parrots: Parrotlet - biting, growling - attacking, thick layers, parrots
Parrots: Parrotlet - biting, growling - attacking, thick layers, parrots, flocks

Parrots: Parrotlet help, hobbiest, avocado
Parrots: Parrotlet help, hobbiest, avocado, pellets

Parrots: Peach faced lovebirds, american cinnamon, 2 females
Parrots: Peach faced lovebirds, american cinnamon, 2 females, truthful answers

Parrots: Pionus and Alexandrine Parakeet, boss
Parrots: Pionus and Alexandrine Parakeet, boss

Parrots: Possible Breeding, dna testing, albino
Parrots: Possible Breeding, dna testing, albino, chromosome

Parrots: pair or putting them together.., parrakeets, cockatiel
Parrots: pair or putting them together.., parrakeets, cockatiel, lovebirds

Parrots: Is my parakeet bored?
Parrots: Is my parakeet bored?

Parrots: parakeet health, vent area, thr
Parrots: parakeet health, vent area, thr, feathers

Parrots: my parakeet needs afriend?, four birds, veggies
Parrots: my parakeet needs afriend?, four birds, veggies, fresh foods

Parrots: my parrot, colorful patch, moult
Parrots: my parrot, colorful patch, moult, females

Parrots: parrot egg, parrot, eggs
Parrots: parrot egg, parrot, eggs, mate

Parrots: Are parrot eggs for sale ever NOT scams?, hyacinth macaws, usda license
Parrots: Are parrot eggs for sale ever NOT scams?, hyacinth macaws, usda license, fertile eggs

Parrots: parrotlet breeding problems, parrotlets, artificial lighting
Parrots: parrotlet breeding problems, parrotlets, artificial lighting, lovebirds

Parrots: parrots, veterinarian asap, avian veterinarian
Parrots: parrots, veterinarian asap, avian veterinarian, cage bottom

Parrots: a parrrots age, leg band
Parrots: a parrrots age, leg band

Parrots: my pet love bird, lovebird, lovebirds
Parrots: my pet love bird, lovebird, lovebirds, petshop

Parrots: pet orange winged amazon, parrot breeds, amazon
Parrots: pet orange winged amazon, parrot breeds, amazon, amazons

Parrots: princess parrots, survival rate, chick
Parrots: princess parrots, survival rate, chick, eggs

Parrots: problem with my ringneck, yellow naped amazon, naped
Parrots: problem with my ringneck, yellow naped amazon, naped

Parrots: Quaker Parrot beak rubbing, emery board, cuddles
Parrots: Quaker Parrot beak rubbing, emery board, cuddles, special time

Parrots: Quaker Parrot, shame shame, poor baby
Parrots: Quaker Parrot, shame shame, poor baby

Parrots: Quaker parrot, avian veterinarian, egg
Parrots: Quaker parrot, avian veterinarian, egg

Parrots: Questions about a vet visit, crackle, nibble
Parrots: Questions about a vet visit, crackle, nibble, crackers

Parrots: quaker birds(again), chicken eggs, pork meat
Parrots: quaker birds(again), chicken eggs, pork meat, meat chicken

Parrots: quaker parrot, mating dance
Parrots: quaker parrot, mating dance

Parrots: A question on taming, new cage, macaw
Parrots: A question on taming, new cage, macaw, amazon

Parrots: Just questions on African Grey Trusting, light gray color, tail feathers
Parrots: Just questions on African Grey Trusting, light gray color, tail feathers, dark shade