Interesting cases

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Cockatiel with Chlamydia at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Sinusitis/conjunctivitis in a cockatiel with Chlamydia Sinus infection in a cockatiel at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Severe sinus infection in a cockatiel Abnormal ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''Gold'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' cockatiel at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Abnormal ‘gold’ lutino cockatiel with liver disease on left compared to a normal lutino Budgie with a bleed into the beak at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Bleeding into the rhinotheca (upper beak) associated with liver disease
Eclectus with a sinus infection at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Purulent discharge from the sinus of an Eclectus with a sinus infection Green urates associated with liver disease Green urine from a bird with liver disease Budgie with an overgrown beak at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Overgrown beak in a budgie with liver disease Feather plucking Indian ringneck at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Feather plucking indian ringneck
Feather barbering cockatiel at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Feather barbering in a cockatiel Chicken spey at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Post operative photo following ‘speying’ of a chicken with a severe oviduct infection Budgie with bleeding into the claws associated with liver disease Bleeding into the claws of a budgie with liver disease Budgie with bleeding into the beak associated with liver disease at the Melbourne Bird Vet Bleeding into the rhinotheca (upper beak) associated with liver disease
Caique with  constricted toe syndrome at the Melbourne Bird Vet Caique with constricted toe syndrome Pigeon post-op at the Melbourne Bird Vet Post surgical photo of a racing pigeon following removal of a mesenteric lipoma Cockatoo with a hernia at the Melbourne Bird Vet Clinic
Large abdominal hernia in a Sulfur crested white cockatoo
Cockatiel with airsaculitis at autopsy Autopsy specimen mucopurulent airsaculitis in a cockatiel
Circo virus infection in a Sulfur Crested Cockatoo at the Melbourne Bird Vet
Circo virus infection in a Sulfur Crested Cockatoo
Circo virus infection in a Sulfur Crested Cockatoo at the Melbourne Bird Vet
Circo virus infection in a Sulfur Crested Cockatoo
Polydypsia/Polyuria in a diabetic bird Polydypsia/Polyurea in a diabetic bird Diabetic Lory at the Melbourne Bird Vet Diabetic Lory
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Rainbow Lorikeet with Vitamin A deficiency at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic The pale beak and loss of tongue processes in a Rainbow Lorikeet with vitamin A deficiency ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''Gold'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' cockatiel moulting back to normal colour at the Melbourne Bird Vet Recovering ‘gold’ cockatiel moulting back to a normal colour after successful treatment for liver disease Opened wing of previous bird Opened wing of previous bird Live and lice eggs on the feathers of a chicken Live and lice eggs on the feathers of a chicken
Eclectus with ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''fret'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' marks at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Eclectus with stress or 'fret' marks on her feathers Femal Eclectus parrot at the Melbourne Bird Vet
Same bird as in previous photo
Eclectus with ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''fret'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' marks at the Melbourne Bird Vet Stress or 'fret' marks in an Eclectus parrot Bourke parrot with Chlamydia at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Mutation Bourke parrot with conjunctivitis due to Chlamydia infection
Duck attacked by a dog being treated at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital Dog attack. Complete loss of skin on ducks neck Recovering duck at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Recovering bird from previous photo Recovering duck at the Melbourne Bird Vet Recovering bird from previous photo Persistent feather sheaths in powder down feathers in a cockatiel unable to groom itself Persistent feather sheaths in powder down feathers in a cockatiel unable to groom itself
Crimson Rosella with Circo at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Circo virus in a Crimson rosella SC Cockatoo with Circo at the Melbourne Bird Vet Dystrophic powder down feathers in a SC Cockatoo with Circo virus infection Sulfur Crested Cockatoo with Circo virus at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital The powder down feathers in the previous bird Wild parrots with Circo virus Circo virus in a SC Cockatoo, Rainbow Lorikeet and Crimson Rosella
Cockatiel with folliculitis at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Folliculitis in a cockatiel ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''Gold'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' cockatiel with liver disease at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital 'Gold' cockatiel with liver disease A chicken with Fowl Pox at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Fowl Pox Peregrine falcon presented for examination at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital Peregrine falcon presented for examination
Surgical correction of a wry beak in a young Blue and Gold Macaw at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Surgical correction of a wry beak in a young Blue and Gold Macaw Hooded parrot at the Melbourne Bird Vet One of Australias magnificent but rare parrots, a male Hooded parrot Self mutilating Lovebirds with collars at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Collared lovebirds to prevent self mutilation Diarrhoea caused by gas producing bacteria in a bird Gas in a birds droppings is never normal. Here diarrhoea is caused by gas producing bacteria
Budgerigar with sinusitis at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Budgerigar with sinusitis Eclectus with heavy metal poisoning recovering at the Melbourne Bird Vet Recovering eclectus with heavy metal poisoning listenting to iPod recording of the owners voice while hospitalised Squamous cell carcinoma of the uropygial or ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''preen'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' gland in a SC Cockatoo Squamous cell carcinoma of the uropygial or 'preen' gland in a SC Cockatoo Sulfur Crested Cockatoo post surgery at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Same bird as previous photo after surgical removal of the tumour and tail
IPD in a budgerigar seen at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital IPD in a budgerigar Section of congenitally deformed trachea surgically removed at the Melbourne Bird Vet from a dyspnoec Blue and Gold Macaw Section of congenitally deformed trachea surgically removed from a dyspnoec Blue and Gold Macaw. The bird made a full recovery Racing pigeon with liver cancer at autopsy Liver cancer in a racing pigeon that had failed to respond to a range of remedies given by the owner at home Racing pigeon with liver cancer at autopsy seen at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Liver cancer in a racing pigeon. Prompt veterinary attention and accurate diagnosis is more likely to result in a positive outcome with any medical condition
Surgical removal of a mesenteric lipoma performed at the Melbourne Bird Vet Surgical removal of a mesenteric lipoma Puddles the rock eating Duck at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital 'Puddles' the rock eating duck. Puddles had two ventriculotomies (opening of the stomach) to remove 7 and later 5 large rocks Cryptococis infection of the beak in an Eastern Long Billed Corella seen at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital Cryptococis infection of the beak in an Eastern Long Billed Corella Juvenile Masked Lapwing Juvenile Masked Lapwing
Inflamation of the feather follicle in a parrot infected with Circo virus seen at the Melbourne Bird Vet Inflamation of the feather follicle in a parrot infected with Circo virus Dystrophic feathers Feathers removed from the bird in the previous photo Feather dystrophy in a budgerigar probably due to Polyoma or Circo virus infection seen at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Feather dystrophy in a budgerigar probably due to Polyoma or Circo virus infection Collared budgie at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital Collared budgerigar from previous photo
Budgie X-ray taken at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital Increased mineralisation of the long bones of a budgerigar indicating reproductive activity in the ovary. Impacted eggs can be seen in the oviduct Budgie X-ray taken at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Same bird as in previous photo lying on it's back A budgie spey at the Melbourne Bird Vet Post surgical photo. Speying of a budgerigar due to an established oviduct infection and retained eggs Blood transfusion in a racing pigeon at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic Blood transfusion in a racing pigeon
Two external fixaters in a Magpie with two broken tibiotarsi treated at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Post surgical photo. Two external fixaters in a Magpie with two broken tibiotarsi Pre-surgical X-rays of a magpie at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital X-rays of the previous bird prior to surgery Post-surgical x-rays of a magpie at the Melbourne Bird Clinic X-rays of the previous bird after surgery Post surgery - proventricular foreign body removal at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Post surgical photo. Proventricular foreign body removal
Lutino Turquoise parrot with articular gout presented at the Melbourne Bird Clinic Lutino Turquoise parrot with articular gout Turq parrot with articular gout seen at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Close up of the foot of the previous bird Turquoise parrot with articular gout presented at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital Close up of the foot of the previous bird Circo virus infection in an Eclectus parrot seen at the Melbourne Bird Clinic
Circo virus infection in an Eclectus parrot
Autopsy done at the Melbourne Bird Vet of a Red Rump parrot found a large round worm burden Autopsy specimen. Round worm infection in a Red Rump parrot Round worm infection in a Red Rump parrot found at autopsy at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Autopsy specimen. Round worm infection in a Red Rump parrot Massive round worm burden discovered at autopsy at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital Autopsy specimen. Round worm infection in a Red Rump parrot Round worm infection Autopsy specimen. Round worm infection in a Red Rump parrot
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Jugular engorgement in a anaethetised Galah with right sided heart failure presented at the Melbourne Bird Clinic Jugular engorgement in a anaethetised Galah with right sided heart failure Jugular engorgement in a anaethetised Galah with right sided heart failure seen at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Jugular engorgement in a anaethetised Galah with right sided heart failure Chicken spey performed at the Melbourne Bird Clinic
Post surgical photo of chicken following speying due to an advanced oviduct infection
Infected oviduct removed from a chicken at the Melbourne Bird Vet Hospital Surgical specimen from the previous bird, infected oviduct
Cockatiel post surgery at the Melbourne Bird Clinic
Post surgical photo of cockatiel following speying due to an advanced oviduct infection
Infected oviduct removed from a cockatiel at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital
Surgical specimen from the previous bird, infected oviduct
Obese budgie presented at the Melbourne Bird Clinic
Obese budgerigar
Another day at the Melbourne Bird Veterinary Hospital for Dr. COlin Walker
Just another day at the clinic for Dr. Colin Walker. Not every duck consultation ends like this
Georgie the 21 year old cockatiel
Dr. Colin Walker releasing a rehabilitated pink eared duck back to the wild Red faced parrot finch with finch pox