Although a lot of our feathered friends are now ethically reared in captivity, being kept in a cage is not natural for them. Their natural instincts need to be directed in a positive and constructive fashion. Birds that are under-stimulated can suffer from numerous stress-related conditions, most commonly feather-plucking, aggression or over-vocalisation.
Clicker Training is great for mental stimulation and strengthening the bond with your pet parrot, macaw, cockatiel, budgie etc. The basic equipment for clicker training can be found in this section. The books give a step-by-step guide to clicker training, while the other products provide different mental stimulation.