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What Wood is Safe for Birds

Birds love to chew on wood – everything from door frames to actual toys… but what wood is safe for birds to chew on? Below are some bird-safe woods commonly used in perches and toys. These woods are generally listed below by genus/group from softest to hardest but there can also be differences in hardness depending on the species:

  • Yucca
  • Balsa
  • Basswood
  • Cottonwood
  • Willow
  • Poplar
  • Pine (watch out for sap!)
  • Douglas fir
  • Birch
  • Elm
  • Ash
  • Maple
  • Dragonwood
  • Manzanita
  • Java
  • Ribbonwood
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