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Dark infra-red lamps are most suitable for this purpose. Depending on its power, the lamp should be placed in a proper distance from the recovery cage. It is important to ensure that the temperature inside the cage is not too high. There must be a shady place in the cage where the bird can go if it becomes too hot. For example a towel that is put in front of one half of the cage gives shelter. But never cover half of the cage with the towel because this could cause a lot of heat inside of the cage. Be sure to place the towel in a way that guarantees that the air in the cage will still be able to move. That prevents a heat accumulation in this part of the cage.
If and how log you should warm your bird with a heat lamp depends on the kind of disease the animal suffers from. In principle you should talk about that to your vet who will surely help you with his advice.
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