Crusty face

by Phil
(Guam)

Budgie with crusty face

Budgie with crusty face

Can you tell me what may be happening with my bird? Please see the attached pictures. We don't have an avian vet in my area so I'd appreciate any help I can get. Thanks.

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May 26, 2013
Scaly Face
by: Alex

You will need to get the bird to a vet, as this will only get worse.

Scaly face is caused by a parasitic mite which burrows under the skin. of the exposed parts of the body like parts of the face, legs and feet.

May 25, 2013
Crusty bird face may be mites
by: The Avian Vet

This looks like scaly face mites. I encourage you to see a veterinarian for a definitive diagnosis. DO NOT use Over-the-counter treatments. They are dangerous and do not work.

Dr B
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