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Kakariki Toy Guide

Let’s take a look at the different styles of toys available for Kakarikis and the most popular products from each of them. Foraging Toys Some chewable and reusable foraging toys come prefilled with treats, others you fill yourself, but all Kakarikis love getting them out the toy again. With chewable foraging toys they have to […]

Kakariki Feeding Guide

Check out our guide to feeding your Kakariki.     Ensure your Kakariki’s diet is as varied as possible. Try offering at least 60% of their diet as pellets or complete food, and the remainder made up from dry and sprouted seeds, fruits, green vegetables, seeding grasses and other treats.   Hide food inside foraging toys […]

Kakariki Fact Sheet

Rosemary Low explains more about the Kakariki Parrot. Scientific Name The scientific name of the Kakariki is the Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae (Red-fronted), Cyanoramphus auriceps (Yellow-fronted) Adult Length 25-28cm. Adult Weight Approximately 65g. Potential Lifespan 15-20 years. Origin New Zealand. Formerly abundant on the mainland, the Red-fronted is now virtually extinct there. Populations survive on Stewart Island and surrounding […]

What Can’t I Feed My Parrot

Blog post by Liz Wilson about what not to feed your Parrot. This is obviously the sister article to my previous one about what you can feed your Parrot and this one will be much shorter. However, it never fails that when I think I know something about a subject, I learn a tremendous amount by researching before starting […]

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