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  1. Strange brown scale-like feathers?

    Cockatiel Talk
    We got a cockatiel earlier this week, he's approximately 3 months old, and today I notice strange scale-like brown spots on each side of his face between his nostrils and eyes. I'm not sure what this is, I'm worried a bit since he's a bit tired during the day, shakes sometimes and sneezes quite...
  2. Mites?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    How can you tell if your bird has mites? I;m new to caged birds and my little recue guy (can't decide if I'm going to call him Smoothie or Bernie) seems to groom a lot and it loks like he may have little white flecks on the outside of his feathers. His feathers always look a little messy,too...
  3. Why is my tiel Rambo ripping out his feathers

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I have a question about one of the tiels that I rescued...Rambo has grown back in a lot of his missing feathers from when we took him in. I think everyone on here knows his story, but to make a long story short. He was found out in the wild and was missing his crown feathers, one side of his...
  4. nest box has come need advice

    Cockatiel Breeding
    hi all u know the perch that come with the nest box is it best to have the perch on the out side or half inside and half out side also it hasnt got mesh in for them to climb out just 4 bits of wood inside for them to climb out am i ment to put mesh in on them bits on wood tony