Product Tag - Macaw

  • 4.67 out of 5

    Food Tumbler

    Wow, in just 2 days of the website being open, this toy has sold out! More are expected to arrive mid-late August 2016.

    This is a new foraging design, the most recently released by Caitec and it can be done by nearly every type of bird. Fill it with your bird’s favourite treats and their normal diet then watch them spin the toy to work for their food.

     

    Your bird will need to spin the whole toy so that food falls into the shaft which has an opening for treat retrieval at the bottom. Your bird can grip and spin the toy from the opening in the shaft or along the wavy edges of the toy. The shaft is adjustable to increase the difficulty and on the hardest setting, it really takes a lot of work to get the food into the shaft. The photos show the toy in each difficulty setting which is secured by locking the shaft in place.

     

    This toy is made from tough, clear polycarbonate and will hold up against even the tougher beaks. It measures 16-19cm long (depending on how you have the shaft adjusted), 13cm wide and will sit 8cm deep from the cage bars. The treat retrieval opening is 13 x 36mm. It attaches by screwing onto the side of the cage with the polycarbonate attachment, common among this brand of toy.

    $39.95 $27.20
  • 0 out of 5

    Large Food Pyramid

    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 large quick link and uses safe, vegetable dyed timber. Each pyramid is slightly different and colours vary.

     

    The large measures 17 x 17cm wide and 26cm tall. Small and medium are also available.

    $36.00
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    Cage Mounted Buffet Ball (3″)

    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 Cage Mounted Buffet Ball can be filled whilst on the cage-mount or completely removed and even used separately. All pieces come apart for easy cleaning and changing. The ball is secured onto the pole by the spring-button at the top and the whole unit attaches to the cage with stainless steel washer and wing nut set. The ball and tray of this toy are made from tough polycarbonate with stainless steel hardware to hold up against even the tougher beaks.
    It measures 9cm in diameter and each of the 12 slots (6 per half) is about 4cm long and 8-12mm wide. The whole toy takes up about 19cm of horizontal space and 16cm of vertical space, including the arm and platter.
    The individual 3″ and 5″ foraging balls are also available in my store.

    $35.00
  • 0 out of 5

    Space Circles

    This rolley polley toy is great for feeding your bird dry food and treats. Your clever parrot will need to push and tilt or shake the toy to get to their reward.

     

    The 'Space Circles' is a figure 8 shape and hangs from the centre of the '8'. When hanging, the toy sits so the treat is at the lower end and your bird will need to push the higher end down and also move it side to side to work the reward through the track, to the opening. You can fill it with bird safe foraging substrate to make the treats harder to get to or use a foraging foot toy like a 2cm Vine Ball or Mini Feather Weight. The Space Circles makes a delightful rattling sound as your bird shakes it, due to the beads sealed inside the protruding arms of the toy which your bird can use as a handle.

     

    This toy is made from tough polycarbonate and will stand up to even the the rougher beaks. It hangs 23cm long on a small quick link and chain, it is 16cm across the '8' and 2.5cm thick.

    $18.90
  • 5.00 out of 5

    Party Ball (5″)

    This toy is perfectly designed for feeding your large bird fruits, vegetables and foraging treats. You can fill it with shredded paper, large pellets/nuts and parcels as well as pine cones, timber pieces and gumnuts.

    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.

     

    The Party Ball is made from tough polycarbonate and will hold up against even the tougher beaks. It is 12cm in diameter and has a range of round holes (1.5cm) and oval slots (3.5 x 1.5cm) for your bird to use. This is a loose, individual toy and can be hung from the skewers shown below or placed in a foraging bowl.

    The smaller 3″ Party Ball (aka Buffet Ball) is pictured in the last photo and also available in my store.

    $17.20
  • 0 out of 5

    Seesaw

    A great foraging toy for beginners as well as an enriching way to feed your experienced parrot a portion of their breakfast.
    To use this foraging toy, your bird needs to push the opening down for the food to roll to the opening. As soon as they let go the spring inside the toy sends it back to it’s normal position. Your bird will need to repeat over and over to retrieve all of the food you’ve left in there. You can also put small foot toys, pebbles, shredded paper and other things in the toy to hide the food and make the toy harder.

     

    The Foraging Seesaw measures 19cm wide and 4.5cm deep. It hangs 27cm long, including pear clip at top.

    $25.60
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    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
  • 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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

    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