Parrots delight in foraging bird toys because these intelligent creatures have a natural innate need to use foraging techniques to gather food. After all, that is exactly what wild parrots do for several hours a day. Jungle and woodland parrots must dig for bugs, nuts and seeds, claw through dirt and climb through trees to get their food. They’ve got to search out food and water resources all day long! Foraging requires some smarts, while keeping the body in good condition. Our pets can only forage when we offer them a variety of foraging bird toys or activities on a daily basis. Look at Peachy examining this brand new bird foraging toy. You can almost see the wheels turning in his brain as he is figuring out how to get the nuts I’ve placed inside.
What are Bird Foraging Toys?
What exactly are foraging bird toys? These bird toys require that a bird have to use its intellect in order to gain access to desired food. Bird foraging toys may feature compartments that a bird must figure out how to open to get food. Some foraging bird toys require a bird to dig through palm leaves, crinkled paper and even nut shells to find treats. Foraging bird toys simulate nature where a bird must problem solve and use its feet, beak and muscles to get dinner. Opening the compartments on foraging bird toys will generally require some problem solving strategies, such as untying knots, manipulating screws or moving pieces so that treats fall through a special hole Birds may need to chew through wood, too. We've even seen captivating video's birds using tools get food out of hidden places or bird puzzles.
Pet Birds just need to forage! When they get all of their bird food in an easily accessible bowl every day, there is no reason to forage. For a bird, that means they've got to combat boredom most of the day. Foraging bird toys make a bird work for its food. That's why bird foraging toys are so important for our caged birds. So, do your bird a favor. Browse our foraging bird toys and pick out a couple for your birds mental health and physical health today. Watch the birds in the video below work at getting a treat from these bird puzzle toys offered by Paradise Bird Toys!