Safe & Toxic Bird Food List

Safe Fruit

  • Apple (Avoid the seeds)

  • Apricot

  • Banana

  • Blackberry

  • Blood orange

  • Blueberry

  • Boysenberry

  • Cherry

  • Coconut

  • Cranberry

  • Custard Apple - no seed

  • Dates - dried

  • Desert Lime

  • Dragon Fruit

  • Durian

  • Quince

  • Raspberry

  • Rockmelon

  • Rose Apple

  • Salak

  • Sapote Fruit

  • Feijoa

  • Fig

  • Finger Lime

  • Goji Berries

  • Gooseberries

  • Grap

  • Grapefruit

  • Guava

  • Honeydew Melon

  • Jaboticaba

  • Jack Fruit

  • Kiwifruit

  • Kumquat

  • Lemon

  • Lime

  • Lychee - no seed

  • Mandarin

  • Mango

  • Mulberry

  • Nashi Pear

  • Nectarine - no seed

  • Orange

  • Papaya

  • Passionfruit

  • Paw Paw

  • Peach - no seed

  • Pear

  • Persimmon

  • Pineapple

  • Plum - no seed

  • Pomegranate

  • Quandong

  • Star Fruit

  • Strawberry

  • Tamarillo

  • Tamarind

  • Tangelo

  • Tangerine

  • Watermelon

  • Young Berry

  • Soursop


Safe Vegetables

  • Artichoke

  • Beans

  • Beetroot - including leaves

  • Bok Choy

  • Basil

  • Brussel Sprouts

  • Broccoli - including leaves

  • Capsicums - whole

  • Carrots and Carrot Tops

  • Cauliflower - Including leaves

  • Zucchini

  • Turnips - including leaves

  • Taro

  • Silver Beet

  • Swiss Chard

  • Fennel

  • Ginger root

  • Jalepeños

  • Kale

  • Marjoram

  • Okra

  • Oregano

  • Parsnips

  • Pumpkin - including seed

  • Parsley

  • Radish - including leaves

  • Watercres

  • Rocket

  • Radicchio

  • Sweet Potato - Steamed

  • Thyme

  • Chard

  • Chilli - including seeds

  • Choko

  • Celery

  • Cilantro

  • Chamomile

  • Corn

  • Cucumber

  • Dandelions

  • Dill

  • Endive

  • Snow Peas

  • Sugar Snap Peas

  • Squash


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  • Chamomile

  • Rose Petals

  • Dandelion Root or Leaf

  • Orange Peel

  • Raspberry Leaf

  • Hibiscus

  • Lavender

  • Calendula

  • Fennel

  • Ginger

  • Dill

  • Mint

  • Sage

  • Peppermint

  • Rose Hip

  • Thyme

  • Milk Thistle

  • Anise


Safe Nuts

  • Gum

  • Hazel

  • Macadamia

  • Pine

  • Peanuts - shelled

  • Brazil

  • Bunya Pine

  • Acai Palm nuts - Acai berries

  • Almonds

  • Pistachios

  • Pecan

  • Cashew

  • Walnut


Safe Seeds

  • Adzuki

  • Alexandra Palm Seeds

  • Alfalfa

  • Barley

  • Barlotti

  • Black Eye

  • Black Gram

  • Black Sunflower

  • Black Turtl

  • Rice - Brown or White cooked

  • Safflower

  • Nigeruinoa

  • Northern

  • Oats

  • Panicum

  • Grey Stripe Sunflowe

  • Hulled Oats

  • Japanese Millet

  • Kidney

  • Lentils

  • Lillypilly

  • Linseed

  • Lupins

  • Mc Arthur Palm Seeds

  • Mung

  • Soya

  • Spinach

  • Rape/Canola

  • Red Panicum

  • Sunflower

  • Wheat

  • Blue Peas

  • Broccoli

  • Buckwheat

  • Canary

  • Capsicum

  • Carrot

  • Chickpea

  • Chilli

  • Corn

  • Dun Pea

  • Shirohie Millet

  • Sorghum

  • Panorama

  • Pumpkin

  • Queen Palm Seeds

  • Quinoa


Safe Plants

  • Alexandra Palm leaves

  • Aloe

  • Bamboo - NOT Lucky Bamboo

  • Banksia

  • Bay tree

  • Beech

  • Begonia

  • Bottlebrush

  • Casuarina - only the Australia species

  • Guava

  • Callistemon

  • Date Palm leaves

  • Dwarf Date leaves

  • Foxtail Palm leaves

  • Gardenia

  • Golden Cane leaves

  • Grevillea

  • Gum

  • Hazelnut

  • Ironbark - Eucalyptus

  • Bunya Pine branches/leaves

  • Yucca

  • Lilly Pilly

  • Magnolia

  • Melaleuca - Paperbark

  • Moreton Bay Fig

  • Mulberry

  • Pandanus leaves

  • Paw Paw

  • Pine

  • Rose Hip

  • Jacaranda

  • Cactus Pear


Safe Chemicals

  • Vinegar - Great for cleaning fruit and vegetables. Soak for 10 minutes. 1 cup to 10L

  • Bleach - Can be used to clean dishes. One cap to 10L bucket. Will remove mould, mildew and some stains.

    • IMPORTANT - Dishes must be put into the sun to dry, ONLYuse once they are completely DRY.

    • DO NOT use on wood eg: perches. 

    • Use at your own risk!

  • F10 - A safe and animal grade disinfectant cleaner for dishes, cages and aviaries.


Toxic Household Items

  • Cologne/Perfume

  • Deodorants

  • Junk foods

  • Leeks

  • Makeup

  • Mouldy foods or grains

  • Mushrooms

  • Onion

  • Air fresheners

  • Alcohol

  • Apple seeds - high amounts

  • Avocado

  • Cheese

  • Chives

  • Chocolate

  • Peanut Butter

  • Raw Potatoes

  • Rhubarb

  • Salt

  • Soft drinks

  • Spray and Wipe - Kitchen Cleaner

  • Sugar

  • Coffee/Tea

Parrot Pinecone Treat x 2

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