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  1. sophiey

    Cork Toys

    Hi everybody! My cockatiel’s favorite toy is this one I will have pictured. He only chews the cork part! Is there any bird safe cork board that I can use to recreate that? He goes through them insanely fast! I don’t want to buy cork board that has dangerous adhesive. Thanks in advance! :)
  2. S

    Chewing wood: any risk a parrot can eat it?

    Hello everyone! I have a question related to wood toys. The parrot of my family (a senegal) for like 1 year did not care about his toys. Recently he started to get interested in them and while we are happy he does, we also wonder if there could be a risk he could eat wood instead of just...
  3. S

    Safe to use Vinyl flooring near parrot?

    Hello, I have some leftover waterproof vinyl flooring that I am considering using as a “backsplash” for my birds space- behind his cage and play gyms. I wanted to be able to attach different perches and toys and allow him to basically be able to climb up the wall in addition to his other spaces...
  4. xbabybree

    Toy Suggestions for my GC Conure

    I'm a very new conure owner, and I desperately need some help! My Pineapple GCC, Applejack, seems to not be interested in any of her toys. I know she is still warming up to our home and her cage. She does play with a few types of toys, but I am looking for suggestions on what other toy types...
  5. Ziekenzie

    Free Ranging Bird

    Hello everyone! Currently, I have a parrotlet (named Esmeralda), who I have had since February. Recently, I have been looking into giving her free range of my bedroom during the day and caging her at night. I want her to live the best life possible, and this seems like a good way to give her a...
  6. J

    How to clean wooden toys?

    Does anyone have tips for cleaning wooden toys/perches/ladders that have been pooped on? I try to keep everything arranged so things won't get pooped on, but there seems to be no avoiding it entirely haha. I assume water/soap wouldn't be the way to go as that could cause mold? Maybe I'll just...
  7. haze

    Pictures Wall Play Gym?

    Hello! This morning I was browsing a bird owner facebook group I'm in, and somebody had posted a photo of this wall perch/gym area they have for their cockatiels! I think it looks so awesome, and was wondering if anyone has ever made something similar to this. What type of materials should I use...
  8. K

    Toxic metal in bird toys???

    Good afternoon my bird was diagnosed with heavy metal toxicity (copper). Can anyone recommend me where I can buy metal free toys. I am not sure what could have cause this. I have bought some rope perches from Amazon and some foraging toys also. Thank you
  9. deftpwnes

    Bells: yes or no?

    Hi everyone! I see so many posts and videos and webpages about how great bells are for birds, but then I see the horror stories of birds’ beaks, feet, etc getting caught in them. So my question is… are bells bad or good? Is there a more complicated answer? Thanks!
  10. L


    Hi guys! Last Thursday I adopted a caique called gizmo, he is 8 months old. He is settling in really well, he loves spending time with us I have started to convert him to a pellet diet as he was previously on a seed only diet- it is going well! I have been crushing up Harrison’s pellets and...
  11. Kesshi

    Regurgitating Help!

    Hey everyone, first post, long time watcher. But I just recently rescued 2 Congo African greys. Beauregard is 40 and Basil is 10. they both came from an abuse situation. When I picked them up, their cages were rusted and they had maybe 2-3 perches each and Beauregard had no toys (but Basil had...
  12. Carp5699

    Budgie hangs out at the bottom of cage and other questions

    So I heard budgies or other birds stay at the bottom of their cage if there's a problem. Cloudy is a healthy budgie and goes to the top of his cage to eat and sleep, but for the majority of the day stays at the bottom. I think it may be because he loves the sola ball toys down there, but I'm not...
  13. Tapew0rrm

    Any good out of cage toy advice?

    I wanna get toys and such for outside the cage so that it feels more inviting for Aro to play in given he seems a little nervous to explore, but I feel completely clueless on where to even start. I've been looking into play gyms but all the ones that would be a good size for him are pretty...
  14. S


    Hi! Where do you buy your parrot toys online? I am struggling to find a reputable website for larger parrot toys.
  15. Carp5699

    What sola toys are best for budge

    I'm looking at a few different kinds of Sola toys on Amazon right now, and im stuck on which ones to choose because I'm not sure what's best for a budgie. They all say foot toys, and I'm not sure I've seen budgies use foot toys before Here are the links: https://a.co/d/9FmpFUb...
  16. Xoetix

    How exactly do foraging toys work?

    I was looking at toys for Tteok, and noticed that anything listed as “foraging” was weirdly expensive. So I thought I’ll make some myself! Got rattan ball thingies, some finger traps, tissue paper (the kind usually stuffed in gift bags), and some twine. Sixty minutes, lots of cussing, and much...
  17. Codyyjohns


    So I recently decided to add a tree stand for my two cockatiels next to their cage. The only issue was that I couldn’t find something narrow (but tall) enough and I didn’t want to spend an outrageous amount of money. I found an Etsy shop that happened to be semi-local to me called Blooms &...
  18. flyzipper

    Nina Ottosson games and toys

    I have no experience with these myself (if you do, please share your thoughts!), but I saw them mentioned on a local wildlife rehab site and thought they looked interesting, so here's the link... https://www.nina-ottosson.com/products/wooden-games/ They have numerous options with differing...
  19. BirdLady13

    Favorite Toys - Small Bird Edition

    I need to replenish the toy stock for my lovebird and two parrotlets. What is your small birds favorite toy?
  20. B

    So I need toys for my Java Rice Finches...

    My Java's only have a swing and a toy that looks like a stoplight for pure "entertainment". They do play with them from time to time but was wondering if I should get more toys to amuse them with and what kinds would be best for birds that size.They do have a bath that they LOVE, several perches...