New birds require new supplies.
Courtesy John and Jill Hall, Pennsylvania
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Pet Bird Supply Checklist
Here is a list of what your new bird will require. Factor in these costs along with the cost of getting your new bird.
__ Appropriately-sized cage
__ Base diet
__ Food and water dishes
__ Perches of varying size and textures
__ A variety of toys (foraging, noise, foot, exercise toys and more)
__ Travel carrier
__ Playgym and playstands