baby cockatiel bubble

by Jatnna
(miami, florida)

Our baby cockatiel has weird air sockets on its back above its neck, what is it?

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Jul 14, 2009
Baby cockatiel
by: Anonymous

Depending on age, this is also part of their crop, When a baby bird is being hand fed this can be seen when they are getting full, it will Fill up with formula When they're crop is empty you don't see it, once fully feathered you no longer see it either.

Nov 12, 2008
Bubbles my be ruptured air sac
by: The Vet

Could be a ruptured air sac. There are other possibilities, too. You should take him in to see an avian veterinarian.

Dr B

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