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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

WARNING – Please Be Aware 

If you are looking to re-home your parrot, please always use a reputable Parrot Rescue Organisation.

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 

   About - Health & Care  

Need information for a specific parrot disease? or need advice on how to care for your parrot? Then this is the place for you. To the left is a selection of pages relating to parrot welfare.

   Health & Care  

Basic Parrot First Aid
A quick guide to basic first aid for your parrot. We highly recommend that any bird you suspect is ill, is taken to a vet as soon as possible.

Bird Beaks - Anatomy, Care, and Diseases
An indepth look at bird beaks and their anatomy.

Respiratory System of Birds - Anatomy and Function
All you need to know about your birds respiratory system.

Disease & Illness

Aspergillus in Parrots
Aspergullus is a common fungal infection that can be found in Parrots.

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
Everything you need to know about Avian Influenza: Bird Flu

Pacheco's Disease: Parrot Herpes Virus
An often deadly disease found in Psittacines.

Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD)
PDD is a common viral disease found in parrots.

Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease
Psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD) is a viral disease that can affect all psittacine birds. The virus attacks the cells of the immune system and those which produce feather and beak. Affected birds gradually lose their feathers and develop beak abnormalities.

Psittacosis Disease
Psittacosis is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci. It is a common disease of many bird species.

Teflon Toxicity (PTFE Toxicosis)
Did you know your none-stick pan could kill your parrot? Important information on Teflon Toxicity in Parrots.

Other Topics

Alexandrine & Ringneck Parakeet Alert
Thinking of buying, or recently bought an Alexandrine or Ringneck Parakeet? Then you need to be aware of a potential scam that is active up and down the country.
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