Parrots are very intelligent, and in captivity they suffer from boredom, which often times leads to behavioral problems of incessant screaming or feather picking. Providing your Parrots with safe, natural, destructible toys giving them hours of playtime can prevent behavioral problems.
The following list, from the Staten Island Bird Club, should not be considered complete. There are many items that may not be listed that if ingested by your pet may affect its health. Please be careful…birds are very inquisitive and often find things they should not!
Plants and Food
|Amaryllis||Indian Turnip||Poison Ivy & Oak|
|Avocado (clogs digestive system)||Iris||Poinsettia|
|Azalea||Ivy (all types)||Pokeweed|
|Balsam Pear||Java Bean||Potato Plant|
|Bird of Paradise||Jimsonweed||Rhododendron|
|Blue-Green Algae||Larkspur||Rosary Peas|
|Boxwood||Lily of the Valley||Sandbox Tree|
|Calla Lily||Lobelia||Skunk Tree|
|Cherry Tree||Locoweed||Skunk Cabbage|
|Dieffenbachia||May Apple||Sweet Pea|
|Eggplant||Mistletoe||Tobacco (wash hands after smoking)|
|Elephant’s ear||Mock Orange||Virginia Creeper|