African grey is shaking head

by Brani
(Ottawa, ON, Canada)

Hi, My African Grey is shaking his head since 2 days ago and today started to flap his wings...
I just got it week ago and we already bonded, he is calm but sometimes stressed if i make sudden move...
Please help if you know...
Thank you.

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Nov 28, 2011
Macaw cough
by: Anonymous

Hi my bird developed a cough this morning what can I do so it can go away and I also noticed it shaking it's head

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You will need to Find an Avian Vet for your bird so it can be examined to determine what is wrong and what the potential treatment might be.

Nov 27, 2011
African grey is shaking his head
by: Rosemary

When a baby shakes his head and flaps his wings he is most likely asking to be handfed, or to be picked up.. Flapping is to be picked up..shaking head is to be fed. He must had just been weaned and still wants a little more. Try soaking pellets, or give it some veggies with your hand till its content. It does not sound like he might be sick at all. I have hand fed greys and they ..well actually all babies ask for food this way.

Nov 22, 2011
African grey shaking head and flapping wings
by: Tracie

Did you or the breeder have the bird checked by an avian vet before your brought the bird home, to make sure it was healthy?

If your bird has not been seen by an avian vet, then I suggest you Find an Avian Vet to examine your bird to make sure it does not have an infection or something that is bothering it.

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