Moderate Feather Pluckers have some bald spots, but no lesions. These birds compulsively pluck in one or more areas on their bodies but are not totally bald. The affected areas may have follicle damage. Moderate feather plucking parrots are at risk of having the problem worsen.
The bird is uncomfortable and should be seen by an avian veterinarian to rule out a contributing medical disorder. Management efforts should concentrate on the following:
Bird Collar Barriers are an important part of solving feather plucking in parrots.