Wet nostrils ??
Posted: 23 December 2009 06:54 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I’m wondering what could be causing my parrots wet nostrils. It’s happened twice in the past two weeks and both times were for a few hours in the evening. I can see clear fluid in his nostrils, which moves in and out as he’s trying to breathe, it doesn’t actually drip out of his nose. Because his nostrils are blocked, he has to breathe through his mouth. Other than those two incidents, he seems perfectly fine, dry nostrils, eating good, playing as usual. It’s the weirdest thing, but it’s pittiful watching him trying to breathe when this happens. Any thoughts???

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Posted: 26 December 2009 03:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Yes! Get to a vet!

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Posted: 27 December 2009 02:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Could be bacterial infection, fungal infection, allergies, toxins in air, etc. When breathing is difficult, time for medical attention!  You do not want to wait and have whatever it is drop down into the air sacs and lungs   cool smile

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Posted: 28 December 2009 03:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I agree that you should get the vet to check your bird, but you might also want to check the level of vitamin A in the bird’s diet, to see that it meets the recommended level.

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