If you have visited The Toucanet’s Roost in the past you’ll notice that most of the site looks different now. I am working on a design update for the website, most of it is all ready done, and the blog will be redesigned to fit in with the rest of the site soon.
This is a question that I’ve found is asked pretty often, and so I’ve decided to dedicate today’s blog post to this issue.
Welcome to the second Toucan Breeder Q&A! This Q&A is with Jason Crean of Beak’s BirdHouse. Thank you Jason.
I’ve sent out a list of questions for toucan breeders. Here is my first reply, from Jerry Jennings of Emerald Forest Bird Gardens. Thank you Jerry Jennings.
Today’s blog is about the various sounds that emerald toucanets make to communicate.
When most people think of pet birds a number of parrot species, canaries, and a few finch species are what come to mind, and all the common pet birds have something in common; a diet that is primarily seed (though these birds should certainly not only be fed seed, they too need a diverse diet). Indeed many people are unaware that such a huge variety of other bird species are kept, including toucans, starlings, and hornbills among many others. (more…)
There was a simply huge letter writing campaign against H.R.669, and if you aren’t all ready familiar with that bill, here’s a good resource to check out NoHR669.com (more…)
A lot of people have asked me if toucanets play with toys, and what kind of toys are good for them. My toucanets are both certainly very playful, and in general this is the case with members of the toucan family. (more…)
This is the first in what will be a regular series of posts, each of which will feature a new species of softbilled bird. Our first featured bird is the European starling. (more…)
You can spend all kinds of money on toys for toucans…and what do they decide to play with? (more…)