In fact, my first cockatiel was found outdoors on the roof, and the owner was not located. I now have both wings in tact and I am continuing thru GOD’s grace and mercy to fly higher and higher each day. This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Some owners leave the first two flight feathers and clip the rest. I love nature and being outdoors. My blue-front Amazon, Neelix, doesn't like to get his wings clipped. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I have been able to return back to the same loving and giving person that I have always been…..only stronger and freer now. However, love is not enough to make a relationship last, in all relationships love must be accompanied by respect. Love is beautiful, like an angel. We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. An airplane with a high power to weight ratio 2. You can't fly with One Wing Jellofello. He can't fly. If he sees a bug or some "unknown" thing it scares him, so it is best not to take the chance. Damit Verizon Media und unsere Partner Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten können, wählen Sie bitte 'Ich stimme zu.' It COULD, BUT you need: 1. I know people whose birds have been injured flying into a mirror or window. Is Wing Clipping Mean? Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. It may be taking a little while, but still you know that everything is going to be ok. Then the next thing you know your wings are mended 100%. Aiden. So the answer to your question is NO. I will definitely be praying for you. A couple of them were really cute so I went ahead and put a cheap price of $1.00 on them. When birds fly indoors, they run the risk of flying into a wall, a window, or a mirror and causing themselves injury or even death. For my cockatiels, I often have to clip more because they are light and strong flyers. An angel with one wing still in tact symbolizes freedom and that no matter what happens, there is still hope. If you do clip a blood feather, you will have to treat it or possibly pluck it to stop blood loss. Rose from Cape Town, South Africa on November 29, 2011: I have my Senegals wings cut every 6 months, it is quite traumatic for me the visit to the vet, never mind him. Favourite answer. One of the female’s wings got broken. Glad you were able to make some sense out of the broken wing. Never an issue. 2 Answers. Get your answers by asking now. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Birds reared indoors can get frightened if they get outside and fly for a couple of miles before they settle down. Others have lost their pets once they fly out the door. Can it LAND? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I do believe that GOD uses me as a “messenger” and I believe myself to be a lovable and selfless person. During the first clipping, I only cut two flight feathers, and I continue to let them fly with less lift or distance. Now this is what it should mean to you……..Very simply…….If both your wings are gone….If you are so broken that you have no clue what you will do or where you will go, don’t give up. I have learned to love myself again. I can't tell you how many stories I've heard about beloved pets flying out of the door and being lost for good. Your wings are not trash and they can be mended. It sounds like you have been hurt very deeply. Its a Scottish proverb. If you don't know of a vet nearby you can try applying styptic powder or another cauterizing agent like cornstarch, flour by packing it onto the bleeding area but be very careful not to get it in the nostrils. Can it fly? Related. A bird cannot fly with one wing only. 1 decade ago. Whether or not you should clip is subjective. The rule of thumb I follow is to cut the flight feathers back to be even with the shorter feathers (also known as secondary feathers).