Chewing tail feathers and ones on the top of its back

Why is my parrot starting to chew its tail feathers and its back feathers it only really does it at the night, when i am bed. I cover it up every night,and when i take its cover off in the morning theres bits of chewed feathers everywhere, its not plucking them out its chewing them. The lenght of its red tail has gone can you please help me ?...

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Dec 07, 2009
Bird chewing feathers
by: Tracie

My first thought is, does he hate being covered up?

Dr. B would like you to read his article on this subject. After reading this article, you may want to make an appointment with an avian vet to rule out a health issue that is causing your bird to do this. Feather Damaging Behavior article

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