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My cockatiel is wheezing too, not eating, tail bobbing up

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My cockatiel is wheezing too, not eating, tail bobbing up and down slightly when breathing. And he has no voice at all. He is almost 15, is he dying?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your cockatiel?
Customer: He’s just recently relocated back to my house after 6 months of being away (due to family Illness)
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  August Abbott, CAS replied 10 months ago.

I'm August Abbott, Certified Avian Specialist, owner of a parrot rescue org.& state preserve wrkr. I cannot provide phone svc, but will compose a comprehensive reply for you. Please allow a few moments

Tell me what sort of diet he's been on for the most part of his 15 years. When did you first notice something was 'off' at all? Are his droppings still ok?