Lorikeet preening and screeching

by Sani
(Sydney, NSW, Australia)

For a couple of days now whenever my 3 year old rainbow lorikeet preens himself he often pauses and screeches as well. He seems fine overall, but I can't help and wonder if the screeching is cause for alarm? It's not a particular part of his body, he just randomly screeches while preening. I'm worried he may have a bug of some sort, but I've had lorikeets in the past and none have ever had any problems.

Should I be worried?

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Oct 21, 2011
Lorikeet preening screeches
by: The Avian Vet

You should have him examined by an avian veterinarian. He may be just molting or have a problem.

Dr B

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