Puffy Ears

by Melanie
(Olney, MD USA)

About two weeks ago, one of our 13-year old Cockatiels named, Bonnie, passed away. A couple days ago I noticed that our other Tiel, Clyde's head is slightly bent forward and the feathers around his ears look like they are puffed out. He is acting completely normally: chirping, whistling and talking... he just looks strange. Is he just sad or could it be something more serious?

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Mar 24, 2009
Bird puffed around the ears
by: The Vet

Given that one bird has died already, and this one is showing symptoms, then you need to assume he is sick and take him in to see an avian veterinarian quickly.

Dr. B

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