Concerns about voice changes in Diamond Doves

The vocal folds are in the syrinx which is located at the of the trachea and then is divided into left and right bronchus. Once a birds voice changes it may be a sign that that area is inflamed or infected possibly even a fungal infection which is a fairly common cause of birds voice is to change. 

There can also be something stuck in their trachea, a piece of seed a splinter from a toy or even a piece of fungus. You need to be careful because any of these could obstruct airflow into the respiratory tract.

You also need to rule out inhalation of any possible toxins such as cigarette smoke, gasoline fuel, hairspray, cleaning products so forth.

Mitch Rezman

He's handled a 1000 birds of numerous species when they visited monthly birdie brunches in the old Portage Park (Chicago, IL) facility. The one with the parrot playground. Mitch has written and published more than 1100 articles on captive bird care. He's met with the majority of  CEO's and business owners for most brands in the pet bird space and does so on a regular basis. He also constantly interacts with avian veterinarians and influencers globally.

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