Amazon Parrot suddenly very itchy

by katie
(Westminster, CA)

My 13 year old yellow crowned Amazon has suddenly developed a very itchy or irritated spot on her back, and she's chewed the feathers completely off of that one spot. Any ideas as to what it might be? I don't see any mites.

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Apr 22, 2011
Itchy bird losing feathers
by: The Avian Vet

Skin disease in birds can be very serious. You need to have your bird seen by an avian veterinarian immediately.
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Please read the Feather Damaging Behavior article.
Dr B

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