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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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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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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Socializing Toucans

Photo by Dave Location: The Dawn Princess, Princess Cruise Lines Twins: Swainson Toucans "Meaka" and "Fiji" It wasn't always this way with these two toucans... A lady in Sandpoint, Idaho owned Meaka (left) and she was the same age as Fiji (right) who we got at six months old. Meaka stayed in a pet shop all day and was a very calm and sweet bird...
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The Proper Diet for a Swainson Toucan

  Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Sandpoint, Idaho Of: Swainson Toucan "Fiji" If you thought a parrot's diet was strict, wait until you hear about a Swainson Toucan's diet! I am going to use the term "toucan" in reference to a Swainson toucan as that is all I have personally ever owned. I assume this diet is for most, if not all, toucans but tha...
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Freeflight Candidate: Toucans

Photo by www.villatoucan.com Of: Keel Billed Toucan Fiji is my three year old Swainson Toucan and ever since learning and really just diving into the world of freeflight, I've wanted to convert my entire flock over to it! Especially after having much success with my Congo African Grey, Cressi. I have been considering long and hard if I should g...
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