My Moustached Parakeet

by Sarah Cowden
(Auckland, New Zealand)

My Moustached parakeet is a healthy happy bird but I've noticed his anus is always fluctuating open and shut... I am just real curious why that is?

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Aug 22, 2012
Bird
by: Anonymous

She is in 'heat' so to speak. Female birds stick up their tails and their anus opens up so that the male's sperm can effectively reach the target. It's possible she sees you as a mate and is preparing to lay eggs.

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