Change Up Those Birdie Toys!

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Swainson Toucan "Fiji"   I can't stress enough that no matter what type of bird you have, you need to change their toys around at least once a month! It's so essential for their well being and mental health. They need change and fun and play - just like we do on a daily basis. So make sure your...
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Food Finding Foraging Trees

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL On Foraging Tree: Swainson Toucan "Fiji" Ever wish you could have your bird out while you hang around the house but not have it be all over you or getting intro too much trouble? This is what food finding trees were created for... and you can create them yourself, too!  Simply hang toys all over a tr...
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Why They Call Toucans Twitchy...

This is my Swainson Toucan, Fiji, in her outdoor aviary. You can see just from her mannerisms how different they move compared to parrots and why they often get named "twitchy".   However, they are beautiful and have the potential to be amazing pets and companions. The above video shows Dave getting Fiji out of her aviary outside and bringi...
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Foraging Toys for Toucans

While I shop for foraging toys all the time for my parrots, I got to thinking... what about my Swainson Toucan? Are there foraging toys out there for toucans, too? Well, they haven't said "specifically made for toucans" but I have been applying my parrot ones to my toucan where I can. Obviously, they have their differences, but I'm finding ou...
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Natural Baths Outside

I get asked a lot if I bring my birds in from their outdoor aviaries when it rains. Well, living in Florida, it rains almost every day at the same time and a lot more in the winter. It pretty much rains all the time! And honestly, it's a hassle to bring birds in and out, back and forth. Who wants to do that? I wondered how they would do the fir...
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Toucan Diets: Where to Find Them

Photo from www.pe.com Toucans are becoming more and more popular as family members in the household. I tend to find newer diets on the market for them every time I go to buy - like recently. So I thought I'd offer a spot where you could find various toucan diets, so you know exactly where to find them.   Toucan Pellet Diets: Mazuri ZuLife...
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