Is my cockatiel in need of a check up?

by Tashana
(Woolgoolga,NSW, Australlia)

My cockatiel has a swollen, purple coloured cere and her nostril is black and crusty on the inside? What is this, and do I need to take her to my local vet?

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Dec 03, 2011
Cockatiel with crusty nares
by: Tracie

Yes, your bird could have a nasty infection that will spread quickly.
Please Find an Avian Vet to examine and treat your bird.

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