Helping A Bird To Settle At Night

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Cockatiels are notoriously easy to disturb at night. How’s this for a messy beak? This one likes pomegranate!

 

Normally if I hear a bird crashing around in its cage after falling off a perch at night, I’m going to think of a few possible causes:

  1. Something has disturbed the bird.
  2. The bird is having a night fright.
  3. There is something medically wrong.

 

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The Importance Of Quarantine And Screening Tests For Birds

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Musk Lorikeet

 

A family went to a pet store and bought a bird. A cute little parrot that instantaneously became part of their family. A few weeks later, it was at an avian vet, in intensive care. The family was heartbroken when it couldn’t be saved. Turns out the bird had been hiding an illness the whole time. The vet told them that if it had been caught earlier, the bird could have recovered. If only the pet store had bothered to screen ...

 

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