our bird has air pocket on the top of his head

by cade
(brisbane QLD Australia)

my pet cockatiel has a strange pocket of air on the top of his head its not hard and i can gently push is back and forth and he does not notice and he has not noticed it yet, he is a lutino cockatial and he is less than 3 years old. my mum isent listening to me could you please tell me what is wrong with him

(it is in the center on the top of his head)

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Nov 23, 2008
Bird with air pocket on head
by: The Vet

This sounds like a ruptured air sac. It is not serious, but it need to be looked at and treated by an avian veterinarian.

Dr B

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