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  1. Your Parrotlet's Health
    Hi there, I noticed my otherwise perfectly healthy Pacific Parrotlet Nikki making wheezing and clicking noises as well as yawning and scratching about her beak when she should've been long asleep last night. She appears to show no symptoms of scaly-face mites aside from her usual dandruff...
  2. Your Parrotlet's Health
    So both of my birds have scaly face mites. Technically maybe I should say "scaly leg and face mites", since my starling's legs and feet are also affected (my p'let only has them on her face/head area). I believe we caught them early enough because I'm still not able to see any visible damage...
  3. Your Parrotlet's Health
    I saw a single tiny dark red bug on my parrotlet Rico´s back feathers today (say, size 1mmx 2mm - too big for a mite? or a supermite!), then it literally jumped off and I could not catch it. He is going through his first molt and so the preening and scratching seemed normal, nothing else I...
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