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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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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Adding a Toucan To Your Home

Photo by Dave Location: Saipan, MP Pictured: Swainson Toucan "Meaka"   The biggest misconception about toucans is made because of the size of their beaks. Hyacinth macaws are referred to in the bird world as "the gentle giants" of all macaws, and I would say the same type of reputation should be given to toucans. Even with their large beaks, ...
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Getting Your Bird To Like Being Outdoors

Photo by Dave Location: Orlando, FL Pictured: Swainson Toucan "Fiji" Aviary by: Cages by Design Remember how my Swainson Toucan, Fiji, hates being outside and is completely terrified of the outdoors? Well, guess what? She isn’t anymore! That’s right. My toucan is no longer afraid of the outdoors. She now sleeps, plays and flies outside and does...
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