Parrot Aviary Mesh

Aviary mesh suitable for larger birds such as Parrots, Cockatoo and Grey Amazons.

  • Hole size of 25mm x 25mm small enough to stop large birds from getting through
  • 1.8mm (15g) thick wire to stop large birds chewing through the mesh


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Installation Instructions

To Do Explanation

Step 1 – Calculate & Plan Design



Take measurements of your space and design your birdcage accordingly.

Calculate its capacity considering the size and number of your birds, ensuring sufficient space for flying.

Ensure to incorporate a door for convenient cleaning access.

Step 2 – Determine the Appropriate Hole Size & Gauge



You can choose to:

– Utilize 13mm x 13mm holes for smaller birds like finches, budgies, doves, canaries, etc.
– Opt for 25mm x 25mm holes for larger birds such as parrots, macaws, cockatoos, etc.
– Select wire that is 1mm (19g) thick to stop small birds from chewing through the mesh.
– Choose wire that is 1.8mm (15g) thick to prevent large birds from chewing through the mesh.

Step 3 – Measure Wood



Gather your treated timber battens and a tape measure. Start by measuring and marking the sections required to form the structural frames of the enclosure.

Step 4 – Cut Battens



Place the battens on a stable surface and use a hacksaw to cut them to the necessary size.

Ensure you wear protective gear for safety during this process.

Step 5 – Join Battens Together



Use a utility square to ensure precise angles. For initial attachment, consider applying glue as you join the battens using wood screws and a drill.

Important: Before assembling, pre-drill and countersink your joints to achieve a flush and securely finished result!




Step 6 – Construct Frames



Adhere to your design plan and continue with steps 4 and 5 to build all necessary wooden frames.

Remember to allocate sufficient space for installing a door.

Step 7 – Measure & Cut Mesh



Extend the wire mesh over the frames and cut it along the wood, ensuring the mesh extends beyond the wood to provide space for attachments such as staples.






Step 8 – Attach Netting to Frames



Fasten the netting to the frames using staples spaced at intervals no greater than 15cm apart. Hammer the staples into the wood to firmly attach the netting. Ensure that each side of the aviary, including the bottom, has a corresponding piece of wire attached.

Step 9 – Create a Floor



Building a concrete base for your aviary is possible, but it demands considerable effort and is best suited for larger outdoor aviaries needing a robust foundation. For standard outdoor aviaries, simply lay gravel or sand on top of the wire mesh.

Step 10 – Join Frames



Securely fasten the frames together using screws, making sure there are at least 4 points per side.

Important: Ensure that the mesh attachments face outward.

Note: Pre-drill and countersink your joins for a flush and secure finish!

Step 11 – Create Door



Keep in mind that you’ll require access to the cage for cleaning, so it’s better to have more space than less.

Construct the door in a similar manner to the rest of the structural frame, but incorporate diagonal braces to enhance its durability.

Step 12 – Attach Door



Attach three latches to the wooden frame using screws.

Additionally, install an extra latch to ensure the door remains securely closed.

Step 13 – Check for Weak Spots



Your aviary should be ready for use now.

Thoroughly inspect all sides and joints to ensure that the frames and mesh are securely attached.

Look for any openings where birds might escape, and verify that the door closes securely.

Now you’re prepared to begin furnishing the aviary!

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