This pinecone forager that I recently made for our Meyers Parrot "Baby" was a hit! And it was super easy to put together. Here are the steps: Soak a pinecone in a glass of water until it closes up (approx. 15 min). Remove it from the water and dab it...
This is the story of Baby, our Meyers parrot who wouldn't play with toys. Read her story and how we were finally able to get her interacting with things in her cage. There's also lots of tips to help you get your parrot playing too.
Microgreens are super fun and easy to grow for your birds. They're also a nutritious addition to their diet.
A super quick and easy project! Wrap some favorite treats in a measuring spoon, cover and tie it shut with a parrot safe rope or jute. We cut a piece of coffee filter off and tied it shut with Paulie Rope.
Today we're sharing some household items that you can use to make economical toys for your parrots.
In this video I show you how to make a straw foraging toy for your birds. I originally learned about this from the awesome Pamela Clark. You can stuff it with dried fruits and veggies, nuts, seeds and even pony beads for smaller birds.
Foraging Trays are easy, fun and inexpensive to put together. You can buy shallow organizing trays at the dollar stores, Target, Wal-mart, heck even Walgreens probably has them.
Parrots can be little buzz saws! So it's nice to find some economical ways to keep them busy. One of the ways I do this is by scouring my local dollar stores. They have many things you can use for bird toys and other enrichment. I've put together a list...
Is your parrot new to foraging, or just stuck at a certain level? This is just one example of how you can steadily Increase the level of difficulty. In this example, you could start from the very beginning and use an uncovered cup. Make sure your parrot is watching when you introduce the cup and put a treat in it.