Seagrass mats have been used and recommended by avian vets and myself for over 5 years now. They are natural, versatile and safe to chew. I have only just started stocking them to sell, as I've always recommended others to purchase them from Bunnings. However, due to frequent requests, I've now got these available, already cleaned and soaked in F10 Veterinary Disinfectant so they're safe and ready to use. You can purchase a whole mat, or ones that I've cut to the correct size to be added to the platform options that I stock. Small zip ties are used to secure the ends of the mat, where it's been cut. This prevents fraying. When purchasing one of the items for covering a platform, a few small zip ties will be included for you to attach the mat to the platform. Photos show the platforms that I stock, with seagrass mat coverings. This listing is just for the seagrass mats and do not include the platforms. You can purchase the 'Sundeck' and 'Corner Shelf' platforms in my online store also.
Corner shelves are a great way to utilise space that may be otherwise difficult to make fun! Pop this platform high up in your birds cage as a nice roosting spot or at another level, with foot toys as a play area for your parrot. It can also be handy to place this near to a bolt-on foraging toy to provide access to that level of the cage. Popular with able-bodied and handicapped birds, it provides a nice spot to 'chill out'. The bars and sides of the platform are powder-coated. It attaches to the cage with bolts and rectangular 'washers' and will fit most cage and aviary bars. See the last 4 photos for an example of the corner shelf set up in a small, travel cage that has horizontal bars on one side and vertical bars on the other. The bolt with the fixed wingnut head screws straight into the hole in the corner shelf, eliminating the need for loose parts on the inside and outside of the cage. The shelf has a large 'lip' on the curved edge. It is pictured with the lip facing downwards, however it can also be positioned the other way, with the lip facing up. This would hold small items like foot toys on the shelf (until your bird throws them over the edge). I also offer the option of adding a piece of woven seagrass mat onto the platform for a chewable, safe & comfy perching spot for your bird. Replacements can be purchased separately for once the mat gets chewed. I use seagrass mats from Bunnings, that I wash and then soak in F10 veterinary disinfectant. They are thoroughly sun dried then cut to size, using a few small zip ties to stop the cut ends from fraying. The seagrass mat is then attached to the Sundeck with a few more small zip ties.You can choose to make these seagrass covers yourself, how it's recommended to wash the mats well before use.
A large rectangular plastic dish with metal hooks to attach to the bars of the cage. This is a large dish that makes a great foraging tray and is great for birds that don't like to be down low/on the ground of their cage. It comes with a 500g pack of bird safe foraging substrate to get you started. Please introduce the concept of foraging for food gradually to your birds. Feel free to contact me to discuss if you need assistance with this. The rectangular dish measures 23cm wide, 12.5cm deep and is 7cm tall, it is suitable for most breeds of parrot, but particularly small and medium birds. The hook on attachment suits most cage bars.
A cute little foot toy that is fun to chew. This toy is handmade by me, with a rolled paper stick and a 2cm vine ball, both are coloured with food safe dyes. There is a butterfly or star bead at the top of the toy and pony bead at the bottom, to hold the vine ball in place. While the beads are fixed, the vine ball can move around a bit. This toy is great for a foraging treat too, put a dry treat inside the vine ball for your bird to retrieve. They are quite light which makes them suitable for small parrots. I hand make these in a variety of colours, using both star beads and butterfly beads at the top. A random colour will be chosen for you, though you can request preferences in your order notes.
The new Birdy Bagel Firecracker is a toy handmade by me to meet your small parrots' chewing and preening desires! With a 10cm birdy bagel as the base, a dozen finger traps each held on with a birdy bagel bite and with shredded crinkly paper stuffed in the end of each bagel, it's got plenty to chew! The toy measures 20cm wide and 25cm tall. It is fantastic for Budgies through to Indian Ringnecks. It hangs from a stainless steel chain and you can choose a hanging link to suit. Triangle link at the base is nickel plated as I cannot source stainless steel ones.
Holy Gumballs! Is a small to medium sized toy with lots of fun things happening! There's so many colours and textures for your bird to explore and so many places you could hide food treats to encourage foraging behaviour too. With lots of rolled paper sticks poking out of the piece of timber in the middle (these are all coloured with food safe dyes), plastic flowers, wiffle balls, a nickel-plated bell and 2 mini 'Feather Weight Stars', Holy Gumballs will satisfy the tactile and visual needs of your bird. To add a foraging component, you can wedge thin treats like hulled oats or slivered almond pieces in the mini Feather Weight Stars, you can put dry treats inside the wiffle ball or stick pieces of paper straws in the holes (the paper straws can have treats inside too!) and you can even wedge pieces of food into the rolled paper sticks for your bird to retrieve. The last 2 photos show examples of this. This toy measures roughly 24cm long (including pear clip and bell) and 17cm wide, it suits most small to medium parrots.
The new Cane Basket Forager is a toy handmade by me! An easy toy to introduce to your small parrot who is beginning to forage. Partially fill the basket with some bird-safe foraging substrate and sprinkle some pellets, millet or other treat on top then watch your bird swinging in the basket while retrieving their goodies. You can also put foraging surprises in the large 8cm vine ball at the top. The toy measures 20cm wide and 25cm tall. It is fantastic for Budgies through to Indian Ringnecks. It hangs from 3mm plastic chain and stainless steel wire. A loop is made in the wire, for you to attach your chosen hanging link from. All plastic 'C' links on the toy are closed off with a straw bead for safety. This toy isn't suitable for large parrots or those who particularly like to chew through plastic.
A simple foraging toy for parrots, released from 'Sweet Feet & Beak' in a transparent design. Your bird will see the food inside the 3 separate compartments inside and needs to lift the lid to access the goodies. Available in 2 sizes to suit a wide variety of breeds. I suggest the small for Cockatiels to Indian Ringnecks and the large for Alexandrines to Macaws. It comes in 3 colours: purple, green and blue. A colour will be chosen at random, though you are welcome to request your colour preferences in order notes. I will do my best to accommodate requests.
A selection of 5 various pieces of Yucca. Yucca is a type of plant and these pieces of dried plant stalk are bird safe, soft and chewable. Parrots, small and large love munching on the soft, fibrous natural material. It's great to give as a foot toy or thread onto other toys. You can poke a hole with skewer, wire or scissors and hang it in your birds' cage. By making small holes in the Yucca and pushing dry food treats into it, you can make this a foraging foot toy also. As a natural item, the pieces do vary and a fair selection will be chosen for you. The last photo is an example of how food can be stuck in the yucca. This is a different size/style of Yucca to the item - see "5 Yucca Slices" for this style of Yucca piece. Yucca, also known as 'yukka'.
A selection of 20 various pieces of Yucca. Yucca is a type of plant and these pieces of dried plant stalk are bird safe, soft and chewable. Parrots, small and large love munching on the soft, fibrous natural material. It's great to give as a foot toy or thread onto other toys. You can poke a hole with skewer, wire or scissors and hang it in your birds' cage. By making small holes in the Yucca and pushing dry food treats into it, you can make this a foraging foot toy also. As a natural item, the pieces do vary and a fair selection will be chosen for you. The last photo is an example of how food can be stuck in the yucca. This is a different size/style of Yucca to the item - see "5 Yucca Slices" for this style of Yucca piece.Yucca, also known as 'yukka'.
The Chiquito toy is made with lots of pieces of thick, soft Yucca logs, some coloured with bird-safe food colouring. All hung on thin sisal rope, hanging a total of 30cm long. It does not come with a hanging link which can be purchased separately. Yucca, also known as 'yukka'.
This toy is perfectly designed for feeding your bird fruits and vegetables. You could also fill with shredded paper, large pellets/nuts and parcels. Your bird just needs to reach their beak into the slots/openings in this toy to pull out their prize! Wrapping your birds' chunks of fruit and vegetables will prolong the enjoyment of this toy as your bird chews through the paper to get to their reward. Believe it or not, this toy can actually help to reduce mess and wastage. Every beak-full of food your bird gets out, he has to purposely chew/work for so more often than not, he's not going to throw it all over your walls! The tray also catches small pieces of food for your bird to come back to later. The Buffet Ball can be filled whilst on the hanging bar or completely removed and even used separately. All pieces come apart for easy cleaning and changing. The small ball attachment at the bottom is secured onto the pole by the threaded stainless steel inset into the ball. The Buffet Ball and tray of this toy are made from tough polycarbonate with stainless steel hardware to hold up against even the tougher beaks.
The ball measures 9cm in diameter and each of the 12 slots (6 per half) is about 4cm long and 8-12mm wide. The whole toy hangs 37cm tall, including the quick link and the stainless steel skewer measures 8mm thick.The individual 3" and 5" foraging balls are also available in my store.
* This one, particular item has slight damage in the form of a crack in two of the bamboo pieces. This toy is still quite functional, but this imperfection means it is discounted. Please see the last 3 images to see the cracks. Other images are the standard ones shown for this product. The undamaged version of this toy is normally available on the site, though is out of stock at the time of posting.* The Bamboozler Climbing Net is made with lots of natural, bird safe items for your parrot to climb on and chew. With bamboo slices coloured with food safe vegetable dyes, coconut discs and abaca rope, there's tonnes for your active parrot to enjoy. You can use this inside most cages, you can attach one end to the top of your birds cage with the other end attached to hooks on the wall as play area above the cage or use it in an aviary or separate play area. Hanging it from plastic chain for your 'little monkey' to climb on is another great way your parrot can enjoy this great climbing net. The Bamboozler measures 80 x 35cm and comes with 4 small quick links to attach it to your birds' cage, aviary or play area.
The Ole' toy by Bird Kabob is made with a really big stalk of yucca. It has much of the hard, outer stalk on the outside, but with holes cut out to get your bird started on the chewing joy that is yucca. It measures a total of 38cm long and the yucca log itself is 22cm long and 9cm in diameter.It does not come with a hanging link, which can be purchased separately. Yucca is a type of plant and these pieces of the dried stalk are extra enjoyable for your bird to chew. Also suitable for rodents who love to munch at the soft fibres too! As a natural item, each toy will vary slightly and may have areas of changed colour or texture. Yucca, also known as 'yukka'.
The Mucho Grande toy is made with really big discs of soft Yucca, all hung on thin sisal rope. It is 45cm long, 9cm wide and 5cm thick.It does not come with a hanging link which can be purchased separately. Yucca, also known as 'yukka'.
This is well designed, foraging toy made by the Australian company 'My Parrot Shop'. You can hide treats, beads and normal diet/pellets within the many 'wells' of this toy which are placed on each level of the pyramid (except for the top block).
Your bird will need to spin the levels to access the food wells and get their reward. It is made with 100% stainless steel hardware, including the pear clip/small quick link and uses safe, vegetable dyed timber. Each pyramid is slightly different and colours vary. The small measures 11 x 11cm wide and 12cm tall. Medium and large are also available.