Product Tag - Alexandrine

  • 5.00 out of 5

    Hide n Seek

    This is a super versatile little foraging toy that is easy to use and can be made harder for your birds. Hide nuts, toys, pinecones, gumnuts etc, shredded paper, blocks of wood, cuttle fish bones, fruit or vege chunks in this toy for your bird to chew out.

    To use this toy, your bird simply needs to choose his/her target and get chewing! There are a total of 10 slots/opening in this toy to choose from. For expert foragers, you can easily make this toy harder by lining underneath/inside the openings with thick cardboard to chew through. The back of the toy unclips to make refilling a breeze without having to unscrew it from the bars (can be removed and refilled within an aviary also).
    Measures 10 X 17.5cm, this toy is made from tough polycarbonate.

     

    It comes only in blue and includes the refill pack with wood blocks, shredded paper and a few vine balls as pictured. Screws to the side of the cage with a polycarbonate screw/washer that fits most cage and aviary bars. Further refill packs can be purchased in the online store also, see the linked product below.

    $24.00
  • 0 out of 5

    Flower Pot Foot Toy

    This wooden flower pot can hold small treats or beads for the extra clever foragers out there.

     

    A stiff vegetable tanned leather flower is held in place over the top of the flower pot by a stainless steel wing nut wound onto a stainless steel bolt. Your bird must undo the wing nut to remove the vegetable tanned leather flower and get inside to the treat! We recommend using dry food only for this foraging toy.

     

    Measures 6cm long and 4.5cm wide and is suitable for medium to large parrots, though smaller breeds could use this toy if it were mounted on the cage bars or placed in a bowl.

    $5.20
  • 4.00 out of 5

    Smarty Stick

    The Smarty Stick is a small hanging foraging toy made out of hard timber. Each of the 6 coloured dots is removeable and has a ‘well’ underneath that you can hide small treats in for your bird to retrieve.

     

    Put small pieces of nuts, flavoured pellets or a sunflower seed under the dot and teach your parrot to remove the dot to find the reward. The Smarty stick is 2.5cm thick and 10cm long but hangs nearly 20cm long from stainless steel chain and ‘o’ ring at the top. Hanging links can be purchased separately if required.

    This toy is also available in my store in foot toy ring version. It is called the ‘Smarty Ring’.

     

    The dots can be quite well hammered in at first, please let me know if you’d like my assistance removing them for the first time or if your parrot would prefer to dig them out themselves!

    $9.00
  • 5.00 out of 5

    Shower Perch

    This shower perch made by ‘Super Bird’ is ideal for taking your parrot into the shower or as a perch against the mirror or window with a view. It holds securely to glass or tile surfaces with 3 suction cups and folds away easily for when not in use. It comes in white/blue as pictured, the blue section is covered in grippy sandpaper so it doesn’t get slippery once wet.

     

    The perch measures 18cm tall (height of the vertical pipe along the wall), 26cm wide (width of horizontal pipe along the wall) and the perching part comes out 28cm from the wall, with a perchable length of 25cm. Great size for small to medium birds, like Budgies through to Alexandrines. It can also be used for larger birds, like Galahs, Corellas and African Greys with a little less room to move around. My 360g Corella regularly uses this perch and dances, putting extra pressure on the suction cups with no issues.
    Suitable for glass and smooth tiles but won’t hold on textured tiles, gaps with grout or on standard plasterboard/painted walls.

     

     

    $35.80
  • 0 out of 5

    Smarty Ring

    The Smarty Ring is a foraging foot toy made out of hard timber. Each coloured dot is removeable and has a ‘well’ underneath that you can hide small treats in for your bird to retrieve.

     

    The toy comes with a coloured plastic bead under each dot which can be removed or left in if your bird likes beads. Put small pieces of nuts, flavoured pellets or a sunflower seed under the dot and teach your parrot to remove the dot to find the reward.

    This toy is also available in my store in a hanging, slim version which is better for smaller birds. It is called the ‘Smarty Stick’.

     

    The dots can be quite well hammered in at first, please let me know if you’d like my assistance removing them for the first time or if your parrot would prefer to dig them out themselves!

    $5.20
  • 5.00 out of 5

    DISCONTINUED Feather Weight Foot Toy (Various Sizes)

    LAST ONES LEFT!     These products have sadly been discontinued by the manufacturer. I only have a few ‘rings’ and lots of mini left now. No small or medium I’m sorry.

     

    These Featherweight foot toys are so versatile! You can use them for foraging as you can hide food in the ridges of each ‘bobble’ for your bird to dig out. They can be given as a foot toy, put inside many other foraging toys or hidden around the cage. The rings can also placed over perches to spin or strung on the chain/rope of many other toys. Because they are made as kids toys, with non-toxic plastic, they are as safe as possible for your bird to chew.

     

    I use these daily for my own birds, hiding seeds and small pellets in the ridges and using them through the foraging toys in their cages. Take a look at all the videos in the tab below of the various foot toys in use.

    Each ball or bobble is about 2cm in diameter and the different sizes are connected as per the images. The ring measures 9cm in total diameter.
    They are available in blue, green, yellow, orange, pink and red as pictured and random colours will be chosen for you unless otherwise requested.

    $0.50$2.00
  • 0 out of 5

    Tug n Slide Tower

    This is a big, sturdy foraging toy that is great for the larger breeds of birds. Put your birds’ favourite treats, beads or normal food in this toy for your bird to work for. The Mini Feather Weight Foraging Foot Toys also fit well in the Tug n Slide.

     

    Your bird will need to grasp the handle of the slider plate and move it back and forth for the reward to move between the 3 levels inside the toy. Then, when it’s in the bottom chamber, they need to pull the leather strap at the bottom of the toy to move the platform down and allow the reward to fall into the retrieval tray.

     

    This toy is made from tough polycarbonate and is dishwasher safe. The toy itself is measures 28cm long and 13 x 11cm wide and deep (includes width of slide plate). Including the chain and leather strap, it is 60cm long and attaches to cage with large, stainless steel quick link.

    There is also the option for me to replace the leather strap with a stainless steel ‘o’ ring connected to a regular pacifier for you bird to pull on instead, as most birds will chew up or untie the leather very quickly.

    $42.80$44.30
  • 0 out of 5

    Mastermind Circle Forager

    This is well designed, different foraging toy, that suits the medium to large birds well. Hide treats, beads and normal diet/pellets within the cones of this toy to entice your parrot. The Mini Feather Weight Foot Toys and 2cm Vine Balls fit in this toy also.

     

    Your bird will need to move the cones around the circle, up to the top, where an opening allows the reward to slide out of the cone, into the retrieval tray in the middle of the circle. Extra/replacement cones are also available so you can add more as your bird becomes more experienced.

     

    This toy is made from tough, clear and blue polycarbonate and will hold up against even the tougher beaks.

    Measures 22 x 25cm. Attaches to cage with the 2 large, polycarbonate washer/screws that fits onto most cage and aviary bars. For Indian Ringnecks and smaller parrots, the smaller Mastermind Heart is more appropriately sized.

    $48.80
  • 0 out of 5

    Turn ‘n Learn Logs

    The Turn n Learn Logs is a great foraging toy that can be a challenge even for the smartest of parrots. It’s a very time consuming toy and requires some patience and skill.

     

    Your bird will need to unscrew each of the opaque, blue logs to access the compartment in the bottom of each log, where treats, toys and beads can be hidden. Mini Feather Weight Foot Toys and 2cm Vine Balls fit well within the compartments as foraging items. Birds will generally use their beaks to chew the logs in the opposite direction to each other in order to open it, but some larger parrots may use their feet to hold the lower log too.
    Each log is rougly 5.5cm in diameter and hangs just over 30cm long when screwed shut and 55cm long when unscrewed. It attaches to the cage with a quick link.

    $30.70
  • 4.00 out of 5

    Parrot’s Treasure Chest

    This is a great, tricky foraging toy – hide treats, foot toys, pellets, fruit or vege chunks within this toy for your bird to get out.

    Your clever parrot will need to turn the 2 keys the correct amount and pull them out of the ‘lock’ to allow the lid of the toy to separate from the body of the toy. The key stays attached to the toy so it doesn’t get lost and the lid and body of the toy are connected by a chain so it can open without parts going everywhere. Check out the videos of this toy in use!

     

    The Parrot’s Treasure can be used by most breeds of parrots, however shouldn’t be given to Conures, Quakers, Caiques, Lorikeets and Indian Ringnecks until they are experienced foragers as it can be a tricky toy. This toy comes in clear and in translucent yellow and what you receive will vary depending on what stock I receive from my supplier.

     

    Parrots are very clever, but won’t automatically know how to use this toy. Be sure to introduce this toy to them at an easy level and gradually make it more difficult – show them how to use it, let them win!

    $27.30
  • 5.00 out of 5

    Snack Rack

    The Snack Rack is a great foraging puzzle for parrots that has 2 main difficulty levels. Hide treats, toys, pellets, fruit or vege chunks within the Snack Rack for your bird to get out. Your bird will need to turn the outer pieces which rotate around the main body of the toy. Great for small parrots (eg Conures, Quakers, Lorikeets) that are experienced with other foraging designs, as well as for all medium and large breeds of parrots.

     

    Each of the 2 outer pieces has an indent which allows the piece to pass over the middle shelf which has a protruding piece. Start the toy at an easier level by having the treat at the top so your bird just needs to turn the pieces until one falls down to reveal the treat. For Alexandrines and larger parrots, you can later increase the difficulty by putting the treat in the bottom level and your bird will need to turn and LIFT the top level to get it over the shelf above it, before retrieving their reward. This can be seen in the videos below.

     

    Please note, this toy used to come in a translucent green colour, as you will see in the videos. It now comes as completely clear.

    Parrots are very clever, but won’t automatically know how to use this toy. Be sure to introduce this toy to them at an easy level and gradually make it more difficult – show them how to use it, let them win!

    $28.95 $27.20
  • 0 out of 5

    Rings of Fortune

    This is a time consuming, fun toy for your parrot to work with, as well as being durable and sturdy!

     

    Fill the toy from the opening in the top then turn the top cover. Your clever parrot will need to spin each level to line up the openings so the reward falls to the treat opening at the bottom of the toy. The levels spin freely and your bird can watch their food move closer and closer until it reaches the opening.

     

    This toy is made from tough, polycarbonate and will hold up against even the tougher beaks. It comes in clear only though you may see the old, coloured version in some videos.
    Measures 16cm tall and 8cm in diameter. The whole toy, hanging on chain is 39cm long and attaches to the cage with a quick link.

    The Rings of Fortune toy arrives from the manufacturer with a pear clip attaching the chain to the body of the toy. I find this unsafe as many medium and large parrots can undo these pear clips and have the potential to get their beak caught on it in play. Because of this I change the attachment to a stainless steel medium ‘O’ ring, provided by me and safely attached (closed, safe for beaks!).

    $34.10
  • 0 out of 5

    Barrel of Fun

    This is a fun little puzzle toy for your parrot to explore and find treats in.
    To use this foraging toy, your bird needs to turn the inner shaft of the toy using the forked handle at the front. The barrel can lock in either direction and only by turning the shaft to the central position, will it slide out to reveal the treat opening.

     

    This toy is made from tough, polycarbonate and will hold up against even the tougher beaks. The barrel itself is 4 x 7cm when closed and hangs from a chain with small quick link, totaling 28cm long.

    $16.80
  • 5.00 out of 5

    Planet Pleasures Rattle

    This is a robust yet intricate shreddable toy that your companion parrot will love! Made with natural, woven plant material, it truly is designed for beaks that love to chew and nibble. Made by Planet Pleasures who supply an awesome range of natural bird toys for your parrots’ chewing pleasure!

     

    Did you know that you can use these for foraging which helps to keep your bird entertained? Hide treats in the weaves and openings of the toy for your bird to pick out. This Rattle toy has lots of different shapes, nooks and crannies to hide food in and for beaks to explore. There is also natural, dried palm seeds inside the ‘balls’ of the toy which make a rattling sound when shaken.

     

    Measures roughly 9cm wide and 27cm tall, including the natural rope loop it hangs from. This toy doesn’t come with a hanging link which you can choose separately.

    $19.20
  • 0 out of 5

    Planet Pleasures Medium Pineapple

    This is a robust yet intricate shreddable toy that your companion parrot will love! Made with natural, woven plant material, it truly is designed for beaks that love to chew! Planet Pleasures supply an awesome range of natural bird toys for your parrots’ chewing pleasure!

     

    You can even turn this into a foraging toy by hiding dry treats in the ‘spikes’ of the pineapple, just sticking out to entice your parrot. My Corella loves it when I do this!

     

    Measures roughly 9cm wide and 20cm tall, including the natural rope loop it hangs from. This toy doesn’t come with a hanging link which you can choose separately. The small Pineapple toy is also available for smaller parrots.

    $13.40
  • 5.00 out of 5

    Stainless Steel Quick Link

    This is the absolute safest type of toy hanging link available here. The large quick link is 100% stainless steel, including the clasp which is hexagonal in shape so can be easily tightened with pliers for those parrots that like to un-do clips. Always use quick links, tightened with pliers, for large or destructive parrots.

     

    Many toys come with the smaller pear clips attached. You can replace them with stainless steel quick links. Also check your purchases as certain toys and ranges like Planet Pleasures and my own natural toys don’t come with links so you can choose your own.

     

    The Quick Links measure 4cm long, 1.7cm wide and the opening is 6mm. Stainless steel grade 316.

    $2.50