new finches

by Victoria
(Providence RI)

I just brought home two new baby finches and they seem fine but I am wondering if I should be concerned. They have been in their new habitat for 24 hours. One of the finches perches on it's belly and seems to be breathing heavy. They were flying back and forth which looked like they were practicing how to fly, they seemed to be taking turns flying off the perch and back. Is it possible this one is just tired?
thank you.

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Apr 19, 2009
New finches
by: The Vet

I suppose it is possible that he is tired. It is also possible they are too young to be away from the parents. If they are eating and drinking, they should be OK. However, you should take them in to see an avian veterinarian to verify their healthy.

Dr B

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