is it normal for a young king parrot to sleep a lot.

by donna
(nsw)

hi every one. i have rescued a young king parrot only just flying. the other day magpies were chaceing it and landed on me. Now this bird is very tame, is this natural? I mean i have two ring knecks and i remember many years ago he would come in the bath with me and fall asleep. every time. he slept a lot when young. This bird is just a pleasure tame and gorgeous but freaking me out. before i take a trip to my second home the vet please can someone enlighten me.Also how old im guessing maybe 3 mths fully feathered and flying but still has baby tail feathers female

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Feb 04, 2013
is it normal for a young king parrot to sleep a lot.
by: Linda

The fact that it is tame means either it is someone's pet or it is very sick. All rescue birds have to be examined by an Avian Vet, so have him checked out for infections, parasites both inside and out and go from there. Avian vet can better estimate age by seeing him in person.

Thanks for writing and let us know what Avian Vet says about him.

Linda
You can use this Find an Avian Vet link to find an avian vet for your bird

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