2 pinks lumps on my birds back

by Mia
(Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States)

I have A new cockatiel and ive had him for about 2 months and he has 2 pink lumps on his back that are symettrical and they show when he takes a bath.


is it his preening gland? i dont know what to do Help!!

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Nov 17, 2011
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by: Anonymous

What was it after all?My father has a canary with the same lumps.We noticed them yesterday.

Mar 11, 2011
Two pink lumps on bird
by: Tracie

Please post a picture, if possible. Also, where on it's back are the bumps?

There is a preen gland at the base of the tail, but not anywhere else. Dr B can not examine your bird or the bumps, so you need to take your bird to an avian vet for an in person exam.

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