Bird

Ask a bird specialist.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Bird Questions
He's been eating non stop today. Excessively. And then when
Hi there. He's been eating non stop today. Excessively. And then when he isn't eating he sits on his perch and looks like is eating the air. Seems perky if you go near him and happy to sit on your fin… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,613 satisfied customers
My budgie has lost his feathers around his neck and one of
My budgie has lost his feathers around his neck and one of his tail feathers has withered and just dangles, he shares his cage with another male. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,613 satisfied customers
My budgie is 4 years old. He started to shiver but no
Hello! My budgie is 4 years old. He started to shiver but no visible reasons for that, not cold, no stress. It seems like it's heavy to fly for him but no long feathers fell off. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,613 satisfied customers
My budgie falls to the bottom of the cage with a thud. Then
My budgie falls to the bottom of the cage with a thud. Then it climbs up the side to eat. seems fine! But then it sits in the top corner of the cage. Breaths heavy so the tail goes up and down. Fluffs… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,613 satisfied customers
I have a big I have a male budgie who is not flying well at
Hello I have a big hello I have a male budgie who is not flying well at the moment. He is going through a bit of moult will fly but goes straight towards the floor then has trouble taking off again. H… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,613 satisfied customers
Female parakeet acts like she is trying to regurgitate what
Female parakeet acts like she is trying to regurgitate what looks like mucus but then she swallows it back down. She is still eating but looks I'll at the same time. Irrstable with feathers puffed. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,613 satisfied customers
I just got my budgie yesterday and tonight he's sleeping on
I just got my budgie yesterday and tonight he's sleeping on the side of the cage with his beak .I'm worried that something is wrong with him. What should I do? … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
45,734 satisfied customers
I look after about 10 budgies. At the moment they are laying
I look after about 10 budgies. At the moment they are laying a lot of eggs but sadly none are hatching. I have found a few on the ground thrown out. Inside the egg is just yellow yolk. Why is this hap… read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
parakeets: there both babies one..fluffed..tail bobbing..his feathers
I have 2 parakeets and there both babies one of them died this weekend and the other is fluffed up and is sleeping alot i'm not sure if it's male or female but it's tail bobbing and his feathers are r… read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
Certified Avian Specialist
9,928 satisfied customers
My budgie is 10 years old, recently he has become very quiet
My budgie is 10 years old, recently he has become very quiet and sleeps a lot, he's started lifting his right leg and fluffing up his feathers, he also seems to be bawking (as though he is choking on … read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
Hi, We have picked up a baby budgie in a street. We could not
Hi, We have picked up a baby budgie in a street. We could not find a nest or his parents, so we took him home. We are now feeding him special food and he is doing well. How do I tell if he is a male o… read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
Thank you. I bread Budgerigars when I was a boy. I am thinking
Thank you. I bread Budgerigars when I was a boy. I am thinking to do again in retirement. Can you answer, what colour is the section over a beak for males Vs females.… read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
I have a male budgie in a cage with two females which has deteriorated
I have a male budgie in a cage with two females which has deteriorated over time since the two females have been added to the cage. The cage has ample room for all three birds as we decided to upsize … read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
budgie: its perch with its head tucked under its wing..droppings..tail
For the last week our budgie sits on its perch with its head tucked under its wing and its feathers all fluffed out and is not interested in anything. This morning we found dried blood on the centre o… read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
Hi I have a budgie who we bought in December 2008. When we
Hi I have a budgie who we bought in December 2008. When we first got the budgie, the nose was pink. Then the nose went blue, so we thought he was a boy. Now the nose is brown. Just recently he has bee… read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
Budgie: mauve/blue around beak but hil feathers near his tail
Our Budgie is green and yellow with mauve/blue around beak but hil feathers near his tail and the bottom of his breast is turning brown can you help??… read more
Anna
Anna
Bird Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
I have a 6year old female budgie called Gabe. For the past
I have a 6year old female budgie called Gabe. For the past couple of weeks her tail feathers are untidy and are sitting at at a 90 degree angle under her (as apposed to the normal streamlined and sitt… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
Budgie: My 6 yr..yr old..is not acting well..Has not been vocal
My 6 yr old Budgie is not acting well. Has not been vocal in the past couple weeks, although still peeps softly. Is moving around normally and wants to come to me, but then freezes in place. His or He… read more
August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS
Certified Avian Specialist
9,928 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Thank you so much!!! I love this service. It has given me peace of mind and extremely valuable information at an affordable price 24/7 to care for my beloved pets. THANK YOU

LindaCenterreach, NY

I found my experience with you to be very positive. Not only did the vet answer my question thoroughly, he left me with a better knowledge to follow up with my vet.

MarilouEast Taunton, MA

I must tell you I found this site by accident and was amazed when I asked a question of the Veteranians online. I wish I could have found it sooner it could have made such a difference in the outcome of my pet's surgery. However, I am passing along the information to my sister-in-law (a cat-rescue person who is also a nurse), and perhaps it will help someone else who may experience the same problem. The doctor who answered my question was amazing, and while it didn't come it time to change the outcome of my situation, it is reassuring to know the caliber of Vets/Doctors that you have at JustAnswer. Thank you for being there.

Alice H.Jacksonville, Fl.

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

August Abbott, CAS

August Abbott, CAS

Certified Avian Specialist

9,928 satisfied customers

Cert. Avian Specialist; Int. Assoc.Animal Behavior Consult; Pet Ind. Joint Advisory Council; author

Anna

Anna

Bird Expert, Biologist

1,467 satisfied customers

Have owned and/or raised parakeets, finches, cockatiels, and poultry over a period of thirty years.

Joan

Joan

Vet. Tech.

139 satisfied customers

Vet Tech

Dr. Angela

Dr. Angela

Bird Veterinarian

77 satisfied customers

Member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians. Extensive avian clinical experience.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

50 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Theresa

Theresa

Veterinary Technician

28 satisfied customers

Several years experience in handling, care, and health of our feathered friends

Dr. Gwen

Dr. Gwen

Avian Veterinarian

28 satisfied customers

Ten years experience with pet, wildlife, and zoological avian collections.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x