Meyers Parrot scratched feathers out around its eyes.
by Linda Green
my meyers parrot has scratched the feathers out around his eyes and is now working on his left ear area. He otherwise seems fine. he is eating and playing normally. He is the only bird in the house and I have had him or her for 6 yrs. I am actually not sure of its sex.
The bird has never done this before and has never been sick. This bird has always lived in the same apartment and has always had the same base food. It does eat other foods other than the base ZuPreem.
What should I do first? could it be mites even though he is the only bird? If it is the heat in the apartment should i put a pan of water close or buy a humidifier? Do you think this will stop on its own? Will the feathers grow back in after the issue is resolved? Thanks for any help you can give.