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***IMPORTANT NOTICE 6/4/2018*** - Unfortunately Birdline are now full with regard to rescue birds, and are currently UNABLE take additional birds into the charity. We will provide an update as soon as the position changes

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Always check to ensure the organisation you wish to use is registered with an approved organisation such as ‘The Charities Commission’ 

Please note that we only operate in England, Scotland and Wales. Birds going to be re-homed or safe housed must stay in one of these three countries 

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Last Post 20-02-2018 10:33 AM by  Jenny
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20-02-2018 10:33 AM
    hi there, new to birdline,  im seeking advice and not sure whats the best to do for the parrot or myself,  here goes,  i have 18 yr old male African Grey,  Smokey his name been with us from chick, he has usually been quite happy and healthy had no issues before, but now several problems,  feather picking, carpet picking, and hormonal ie i cant do anything with him without him doing this weird mating dance at me!   i dont know whats best for him,  shall i keep him persevere to break him out of these habits (which im not sure how to) or find him a new home where someone can spend quality time with him for the attention he needs, i feel bad when im out i work 8 hours a day 7 days a week so hes at home on his own or when im home he stays in his cage or but when i do let im out he does this weird mating dance at me when i try to interact with him or if im doing something else he wanders off poops everywhere and picks at the carpet there holes everywhere its so frustrating!  i dont want to just sell him i feel he needs to go to someone who will spend quality time with him give him the proper training and interaction parrots need,  please help what can i do

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