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Aviary diagram

Aviary diagram.
  • don't mix bird species
  • provide company
  • mist/bathe 3–4 times a week.

Aviary and cage diagrams explanation

Two houses for bird cages: one outdoor aviary and one indoor cage. It is advised to provide company for birds but not to mix species. Mist or bathe 3–4 times weekly.

The outdoor aviary is a rectangular structure and no measurements are given. It has a covered sleeping area at one end that occupies a quarter of the total space and has two small entry holes with a ladder leading to them. There is a hatch in the ceiling to allow the birds to fly outdoors and double doors at the far end for safety. Inside there is a small branch for perching, rocks on the ground and three feeding boxes suspended from the roof.

The cage is square and measures 60cm x 60 x 50cm which is an average size for budgies or finches. Inside the cage there are wooden/natural branches for perches, toys for mental activity and green vegetable and cuttlefish supplements attached with wire to the cage bars. In the top right corner there is a small box with an entry hole to provide a hiding place in the cage. Outside the cage are two small feeding trays and a water tube that the bird/s can access from the inside. A basic commercial seed mix is to be used in the feeding trays, the water changed daily, and care taken that droppings do not contaminate the food. Cage linings should be changed daily.