On 6/16/05, helen wrote:
> Just bought a tiny zebra finch(2 wks ago). I think it's a
> baby because the feather is fluffy unlike the male finch i
> had for nearly 2 yrs. Plus it can barely open her eyes and
> she eats and sleeps all day in her nest.
> This morning she was on the bottom of the cage and she
> couldn't fly back up. The male finch started to peck on
> her and ignore. Is she sick or about to die? Please help
> me asap.
Sounds like it may be a grown femal. Maybe egg bound?? Baby
finches open their eyes around 7-10 days old... and if she
has been in the nest... and sleepign a lot and fluffed up...
i think you should take her to the vet, i hope she is okay...