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.
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...
Teaching your parrot to forage is a great way to keep them active and content. It can also help prevent unwanted behaviors like pacing, bar biting and plucking. Whether your parrot is new to foraging or just stuck at a certain level, these tips will help.
What are parrot treat cups and foraging bombs? Check out how we make these easy time-saving treat cups!