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Signs of illness
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Except when a bird has an obvious injury, it is often not easy to tell if the animal may be sick. Budgies and many other birds hide their infirmities as long as possible. That results in the fact that even very attentive owners often do not notice a beginning illness in time.
In general, it is important that bird owners know their animals as well as possible and observe them regularly. Thus, changes in behavior or appearance can usually be noticed quickly. There are some typical signs, which can tell us humans whether a bird is well or not. Every bird owner should be familiar with these hints. They are presented in several detailed articles, see the list below.
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