Your bird's personality will help you determine what toy is best for them. What constitutes a good bird toy? It is one that is well constructed with a variety of textures, colors, and shapes to stimulate your bird's attention. A variety of toys should be available to your bird. In nature the birds are constantly foraging for food. Your bird cage should offered your bird toys that will make him work for his food, satisfy his instinct to climb, preen and chew. Boredom, stress, and feather plucking will start to occur when your bird has little to keep him stimulated. Remember to frequently check the condition of the bird toys for signs of wear and any broken areas. Bird toys should also help maintain the bird's claws and help keep the bird's beak trim. By choosing the right size, type, and function of a toy, will help keep your bird happy and healthy.