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Birds: cone toy on lace or hang the toy with the stainless steel bolt.
Mid Sized Birds: All toys
Large Birds: Toys with this cone are not recommended
Cockatoos and Big Birds: Locked Up Loot
Toys -- Get a package of foraging toys. See Quick Shop
Clear dish with a cone and ring strung on a bird safe metal chain with
O-rings. Assorted colors. Bird has to lift the cone to get the treat. This is a simple (easy to
solve) foraging puzzle.
TIP: Make this toy more challenging by
threading a piece of leather lace through the chain just above
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Dish is very durable (4). Cone and ring are destructible (2).
For mid-sized birds
Cone is 2 in. high
with Leather Lace
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Cone is 2 in. high
is HIGHLY recommended for mechanically skilled birds like cockatoos.
Locked Up Loot Foraging Dish™ Toy
click to enlarge photo Sam, Liz Wilson's
blue & gold macaw
with her Locked Up
Selecting Foraging Toys for Your Birds
All birds like to solve puzzles and find treats. Simple foraging toys are good for most birds. We
recommend a mix of foot toys and hanging toys. Also, some foraging toys
should be the kind your bird can destroy (wood, paper, and other natural
materials) -- that's what they do in the wild.
Changing the Difficulty Level. Toys
can be made easier or more difficult for your bird to open by adding layers of
material that block the treat or loosening parts to make it easier.
Difficult Foraging Toys. Cockatoos
tend to be very "mechanical" (they like to take nuts and bolts
apart) and like the most complex toys. They enjoy the challenge of the
Locked Up Loot Toys. Simple foraging toys (Flower Power and Peek-A-Boo) may be too
easy for cockatoos.