If you have
questions about starling illness or injuries, this section was created for
you. If your bird seems ill, or if you need to know how to choose an avian
vet, please see the first page listed below immediately!
Illness in Pet Starlings
here to read about signs to look for in a sick bird. Also very important
advice about choosing an avian veterinarian for your starling.
Hyperkeratosis can be a serious disease in birds. Read about it here.
Mysterious Leg Problems
Some pet starlings
have been afflicted with a strange leg condition. Information gathered about
it can be seen on this page.
Bone Fracture Repair
Go here for photos and detailed information about splinting a bird's leg.
A diagram showing stabilization of a wing fracture is also on this page.
Hemochromatosis, also known as Iron Storage
A webpage on the dangers of non-stick products.