In an Emergency is Canned Heat Safe for My Amazon Parrot?
In an Emergency is Canned Heat Safe for My Amazon Parrot?

In an Emergency is Canned Heat Safe for My Amazon Parrot?

Last Updated on by Mitch Rezman

Hi Jan,

The fuel burns (under brands like Sterno) quite cleanly but still may produce a little bit of carbon monoxide.

There are indoor and outdoor varieties, make sure you use the indoor variety.
To be clear, we’re talking “unexpected emergency.”

Keep it a minimum of 20 feet away from the bird in a well-ventilated room.

Remember any flame pulls oxygen from the air reducing availability for the bird.

We have a permanently parked travel trailer so we camp almost weekly. We prefer propane for cooking and heat as it’s more controllable than a loose can of alcohol on fire.

Our thoughts on propane and pet birds,

Is Propane Heat Safe for My Bird?

Kerosene for heat is another option.

Best MitchR 

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