It’s easy to forget that pet birds and companion parrots are predatory animals because of their beautiful colours, engaging personalities, and amusing intelligence. They have wings and can fly due to their design, and while flight has many benefits for birds, one of the most essential is the ability to quickly flee danger.
Birds and parrots raised as companion animals in our human society are not in any real danger from their natural predators, but it does not mean they are fearless. When afraid, our natural tendencies to flee and hide still persist.
Snuggly quilted snooze hut, somewhere soft for your bird to sleep. Supervision recommended and always check for signs of chewing.
Unexpected noises, other animals, new items, or even new people can cause your Parrot to become afraid or uncomfortable in the house or aviary environment.
So, How Might Hideaways Be Of Assistance?
When they are terrified or threatened in their natural environment, parrots have the advantage of being able to hide in the foliage of trees and bushes. When kept as pets, however, they do not have this option. Providing a hideaway provides a designated safe area for pet birds and parrots to go to and disappear from view — whenever they desire.
A Parrot’s ability to hide for a short period of time makes them feel less anxious. A stressed bird is considerably more likely to develop other ailments. Any pet bird or parrot that is terrified but has nowhere to hide must find it tough.
All birds need some privacy and the love nest is a warm, secure place for your bird to snuggle in to.
Small approx 4″ Diameter
Hideaways are also ideal for when your Parrot simply needs to relax. It’s only natural for a Parrot to want to get away from the noise and bustle of daily life if you have a busy home with a lot going on.
They provide pet birds a sense of seclusion because no one can disturb them or infringe on their area when they’re in their hideout. As a result, hideaways serve a vital role in a bird’s emotional well-being, as they are always there to provide a soothing arm around them until they are ready to face the world once more.
Hideaways come in a wide range of designs and styles. The Snuggle Sack and Happy Snuggle Hut are built so that birds can climb inside and hide from view.
Hideaways can play an important role in keeping pet birds and parrots healthy during the cooler months of late fall, winter, and early spring.
Even in homes that are centrally heated, the cold weather creates cold draughts, which, if exposed to, can place a strain on a bird’s immune system. Providing your bird with a warm and cosy hideout in their cage might help them stay fit and healthy.
Hideaways can trigger nesting behaviour during the breeding season, so it’s best to remove them from the cage during this period only. They’re simple to use and clean, and they quickly become a favourite hangout spot for many pet birds and parrots.
Safety in the Hideaway
Tents and hideaways aren’t supposed to be toys, but we all know how much Parrots enjoy chewing. Every parrot is unique in terms of personality and strength.
Destructive birds may not be suited to hideaways. Check hideaways on a regular basis; you may need to repair, replace, or remove any that have become unsafe. Pay special attention to loose threads, which should be clipped as soon as possible.