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Many ordinary things are poisonous or toxic for parrots.  These include: 

Common foods such as avocado and chocolate

Teflon/nonstick cookware

Metals such as zinc and galvanized metal, common in inexpensive bird toys and cages

Keep your bird safe! Know the dangers, and learn how to keep toxic things out of the parrot's world.

Toxic Foods

Many common foods are toxic or poisonous to birds including: avocado, chocolate, salt, apple seeds, fruit pits, alcohol, mushrooms, tomato stems and leaves, tobacco products, onions, uncooked beans, and sugar. 

Here are some useful links with more details: 

https://lafeber.com/pet-birds/foods-toxic-pet-birds/

https://www.parrots.org/pdfs/all_about_parrots/reference_library/health_and_nutrition/dangerous_foods_for_parrots.pdf

https://companionparrotonline.com/Dangers.html

Toxic Stuff

Many seemingly harmless things are extremely toxic to birds including:  non-stick or teflon coated materials (often found in cookware, toaster ovens, hair dryers, space heaters. etc),metals such as zinc, copper or lead (cause heavy metal poisoning), common household plants, and chemicals. 

Here are some links with detailed information and explanations:

https://companionparrotonline.com/Dangers.html

https://lafeber.com/vet/heavy-metal-poisoning-in-birds/

https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/lead-poisoning-in-birds

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

Phone Number: (888) 426-4435

From their website: "The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card."

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