A Three-Can Moving Day

Hi everyone! Paco Taco here. I’m sure you’ve already heard the news but just in case, here it is…. we moved!! All of us – me, Paz, Pepe, David, and the Toucan Lady. It was a big day for us … Continue reading

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Housing your Pets in a Public Space

The Three-Cans, David, and I are moving off of the little rock we’ve called home for the last few years and onto a slightly bigger rock (island) just a short boat ride away. We’re excited for our move for many … Continue reading

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Building a Handicapped Aviary for a Disabled Toucan

After Pepe’s last fall, we were forced to move him out of the large aviary he shared with Paz and give him some time to recuperate in our house over this past month. What began as full on “cage rest” … Continue reading

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Building Our Toco Toucan Aviary

Our friend, Jamie Womach from Bird Tricks, has been doing a series of blog posts on people who have built their own outdoor bird aviaries. In the spirit of summer, I think it’s a great idea to inspire more people … Continue reading

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The Wall That Hormones Built

Once upon a time there were three toucans named Paco, Paz, and Pepe. They lived on a little island in the Caribbean with their best friend, the Toucan Lady. They were a happy flock, living together side by side, enjoying … Continue reading

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Nest Logs for Toco Toucans

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We recently came to the conclusion that we needed to┬áprovide the Three-Cans with nest logs. Originally, we weren’t sure if it was the best idea, as we were concerned that it would lead to undesirable hormonal nesting behaviors. But I … Continue reading

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The Lovebirds Part Deux: Paz & Pepe are Shackin’ Up!

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Two weeks have past┬ásince we first introduced Paz and Pepe and their socialization has been incredibly smooth sailing. While they were a bit edgy in the beginning, they have since adapted to each other’s presence, movements, and habits. Their trust … Continue reading

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Our New Toucan Play Gym

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We recently decided that it was time to build the Three-Cans an outdoor play gym. I was inspired by photos of companion parrots entertaining themselves on intricate java trees, which simply looked way too fun to have the toucans do … Continue reading

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Training as I Clean…

Cleaning the toucan cages is a task that I love to do. Yes, you heard me correctly and yes, I am saying I have fun cleaning up toucan poo. Believe it or not, cage cleaning time in Toucanland is a … Continue reading

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Changing Spaces

When we adopted our “three-cans”, I tried to get as much information out of the previous owners as possible regarding the birds’ history, care, and personalities. They didn’t have much to offer and what little information I was provided has … Continue reading

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