Birds and sticky flytraps HELP!!! NOW!!!

Just now, my bird flew into a flytrap, i got him out of it, got bit numerous times by a stressed bird, HURT LIKE HELL! and now he's sticky, i need to know how to get the stickiness off of him, i used olive oil on his beak to get the stickiness off of that, his head feathers didn't get trapped (thank goodness) but i need to know how to clean him without having to touch under his wings, he doesn't like that. i don't think it got past his down to his skin. He is also sneezing more than usual are sticky flytraps poisonous? there isn't any facts on the package, google wasn't much help either. I AM NOT SPRAYING WD-40 ON MY BIRD. Please help.

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I understand what you're going through. I have two cockatiels, and during the summer we have a huge fly problem, thus fly strips. So yes, Both of them have had a crash landing into them. Bot times we've used a bit of veggie oil, then rinsed with water and dried them off to the point they could clean themselves off. In fact, I had to re-look up the solution today. Boco (our male tiel) was having some fly time and flew right into the one that was in our bedroom. He's doing just fine after an veggie oil bath and rinse and dry.
Dr. Pepper6 years ago
How is he doing now?
Yerboogieman (author)  Dr. Pepper6 years ago
He's just great. He hangs in his cage and flies over to me when I'm at my computer.
That's cool!
lemonie8 years ago
Soap and water? Get some of the glue on yourself and see what works best. What kind of bird and trap are they? L
Yerboogieman (author)  lemonie8 years ago
I am not spraying my bird with WD-40.
I didn't suggest WD-40 or has that comment moved? L
Yerboogieman (author)  lemonie8 years ago
To get it off of a persons hands or anything, you would use WD-40.
You could use WD-40, but you've used olive oil already, and I'd think a mild detergent would work too. How are things right now?

Yerboogieman (author)  lemonie8 years ago
He's doing better.
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