Q. My Amazon Parrot has Irritation around both eyes; feathers look odddisturbed around both eyes and cere looks irritated too

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A. This could be a number of things, mites, contact dermatitis, from encountering some substance in the environment she is sensitive to, or, very rarely, allergies. I recommend getting your bird seen by your avian vet as soon as possible to get this condition treated before it escalates into feather picking or self-mutilation.

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