This new shredding toy is made from natural, woven leaf material and offers lots of textures and chunks to chew on. There’s coloured, soft, wooden discs threaded at different points through the toy and some crinkly paper cord to preen and chew too!
The Frond Lanyard is delightful as a chewing toy but you can also use the many nooks and crannies in the woven rope to hide food. Turn this into a fun foraging toy by adding your birds’ favourite treats for them to find. You can see examples in the last photo and in the video tab!
The body of the toy measures 27 x 13cm and hangs 10cm taller on the nickel plated chain and pear clip.
The Multi-Crunch is great chewing and preening toy that can be used for foraging too!
It has 9 safe, crunchy vine balls and pine pieces, hanging from vegetable tanned leather, underneath a reed bowl. By separating gaps in the vine balls to hide dry food treats like nuts, large pellets and paper-wrapped goodies for your bird to work for, it becomes a fun foraging toy. You can pull the gaps in the vine closed before giving it to your bird. Your parrot will delight in crunching up the vine to reach their treat.
The toy measures 10cm wide and 28cm tall, hanging from a nickel plated pear clip.
The Bermuda is an amazing ‘all-rounder’ toy! It is colourful, has lots of safe, crunchy vine and can be used as a foraging toy when you hide dry food treats like nuts, large pellets and paper-wrapped goodies inside the many vine balls for your bird to work for. Your parrot will delight in crunching up the vine to reach their treat and the chains of vine rings that hang around the toy are fun to shake and play with.
The body of the toy measures 13 x 13cm and hangs a total of 38cm tall on the vegetable tanned leather and pear clip.
This toy is actually one of the reasons I started stocking other toys apart from the naturals that I hand-make. I used to buy 12 at a time from America for my own birds and started supplying them to friends with birds when they saw how great they were. This prompted me to make a business account and start stocking them, so they are a part of the business’ history!
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.
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 toy often comes with the dots 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!
This is a very popular foraging toy that is great for the smaller breeds of birds. It is easy to teach your bird to use and can also be made more difficult. Fill it with your bird’s favourite treats, and their normal diet, mixed with bird safe foraging substrate. You can use Mini Feather Weight Foot toys, vine balls and other items in this toy as well as treats. The photos show the toy with these items in use. It comes brand new and empty.
Your bird will need to lift the light, plastic lid and reach their head into the cup to access their reward. The cups and lids move around freely on a long length of nickel plated chain. While your bird is learning to use the toy, you can sticky tape the lids open or partially open to make it easier for them. Then change to no tape, with the lids sitting loosely once your parrot knows that they can get the food with the lid lifted. You can even start sticky taping the lids closed once your parrot is really good at this toy! They will need to chew through the tape to open the lid! (avian vet recommended/safe).
Measures 43cm long (including pear clip and bell) and 6.5cm wide.
The Creative Foraging Systems Box Feeder toy is great for feeding your birds’ dry food and treats. Fill with a mix of food and bird safe foraging substrate to make the food harder to get to.
Your bird will need to chew open the cardboard box to access the rewards inside! This starter pack comes with 10 refill boxes which come with a ‘honeycomb divider’ to separate the box into 8 compartments, prolonging the foraging enjoyment! Refill packs of 15 boxes can be purchased separately in my store.
This toy is the larger of the 2 sizes (shown together in last images) and is made from tough polycarbonate and will hold up against even the tougher beaks. It comes in clear, as pictured and attaches to the side of the cage using a polycarbonate screw/washer that fits most cage and aviary bars. Be careful not to cross thread these when tightening them as the screw pieces will snap!
Vine Balls are a great, versatile item. They can be used as a chewable foot toy, put food inside and use it within a foraging toy or even on its’ own as a foraging foot toy! Lastly, they make a great toy part as you can thread them onto wire, chain or rope as part of a toy.
Each vine ball is made from wound grape vine and is roughly 2cm in diameter, but do vary as they are natural products. Larger vine balls are also available in my store.
This is a super cute little toy that combines shredding fun and foraging! Sprinkle some seed or pellets in the natural, woven basket as well as treats/foot toys/beads in the 2 smiley mugs, hanging below the basket. The mugs hold a 2cm Vine Ball or Mini Feather Weight perfectly as a foraging foot toy for your bird to find (see the videos)!
The 4cm birdy bagel tube between the basket and the rubber duck is stuffed with colourful, crinkle paper and is another great place to hide a foraging parcel for your bird. There is a bell, c links and mini pacifiers at the bottom for your bird to play with as well!
Measures 23cm long and 13cm in diameter and the cups come in various colours as shown.
This toy is great for feeding your birds’ dry food and treats. Fill the compartments with a foraging substrate to make the treats harder to get to.
The spinning carousel has 4 compartments with lids that open different ways. The whole toy spins on an axis and has perching areas in between for ease of use. A great way to make this toy even more interesting and add some challenge for your bird, is to use foraging foot toys inside the compartments. Items like Mini Feather Weights, 2cm Vine Balls and small Yucca Pieces work well in the Carousel.
The Carousel toy is ideal for small parrots: Cockatiels to Indian Ringnecks. It is made from tough polycarbonate and is sturdy. However, due to the nature of one of the lids, it is possible for larger or destructive birds to remove the lid from the ‘corner swivel lid’ in particular. The toy can be used by (and is great for) Alexandrines, Galahs, Corellas, Cockatoos, Eclectus Parrots, African Greys etc however, please be aware that they MAY break this lid off. Smaller parrots generally don’t do this.
An acrylic foraging toy for dry food treats and foot toys that can be used by inexperienced and practiced foragers. To use this toy your small or medium parrot needs to pull on each of the 2 shelves to release their larger treat or foot toy to the opening at the bottom. The Small Birdy Plunk hangs from a length of nickel plated chain with a pear clip at the top.
A Mini Feather Weight foraging foot toy is pictured in use and can be purchased separately for small seeds to go inside. Or you can use a nut or smaller treat wrapped in paper as the treat or a 2cm Vine Ball (foraging foot toy) with food inside.
I no longer hold this product in stock and can order this one for you, with pre-payment, if you wish. Orders can take 14 days to a month depending on if I’m already arranging an order or have recently received one. You’re always welcome to contact me to check an ETA for my next order.
*How pre-orders work*
Order your desired quantity of the toy and complete check out by entering in your mailing address and other details. Pay for the order including the selected postage method. When I place an order with the supplier, I will order these toys for you. Once the toys arrive I will post your order to your address, as you’ve already paid for postage.
If you order other toys at the same time, they will be held for you and posted with the pre-ordered stock once it arrives. If you would like your other toys to be sent prior, please order them in a separate order with its’ own postage. If the toy becomes unavailable after the order is placed, a refund will be arranged. Refunds are not normally offered for ‘change of mind’ once I’ve ordered the toy, specially for you.
This is a sturdy foraging toy designed for medium to large birds. Your parrot will need to turn the wheel to access five separate food compartments which you can fill with foot toys, beads, nuts, ‘foraging parcels’ and other treats. 2cm Vine Balls, Mini and Small Feather Weight foot toys also fit inside the compartments of this toy.
Measures 16cm in diameter and 4cm thick/deep. It screws onto cage at 2 points and fits most cage and aviary bars.
For larger parrots, I suggest the ‘Giant’ version of this wheel. They are all made from tough polycarbonate and are dishwasher safe.
This is the refill packs of 5 boxes/sleeves for the Hanging Box Feeder foraging toy by Creative Foraging Systems. Note, does not include toy.
Made from a solid, crunchy chipboard/cardboard mix, they’re great for small beaks to chew. Each sleeve has multiple removable openings to make it accessible to your bird while they’re learning to use the toy.