Bird Type: Cockatoo

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bird for apartment

Hi. My moluccan cockatoo died recently after 35 years. I’m moving to an apt. and would like to get another bird. I’m used to cockatoos and want a bird that isn’t too noisy but loves to cuddle. Do you have any suggestions? I was thinking of one of the smaller cockatoos like a Goffin’s or […]

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Egg Laying

I am in Adelaide Australia. I have a wonderful Sulpha Creasted Cockatoo who I adore. Hand raised. Female.12yrs of age. We are strongly bonded -I raised her from an egg. She is now making constant mating signs in All seasons & has started laying an egg near me 2-3 times a month. She does not […]

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Safe food

I have a goffin cockatoo and she is currently on Roudybush renal care pellet formula for many years. Her kidney levels are fine. The vet recommends that I put her on a supplement for Omega 3 & 6 for her health. I asked if I can include another pelleted formula to help with the benefits […]

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Cockatoo nesting behavior

My cockatoo is over 40 years old, He was very attached to me ,but I gave him a plastic white top to a can , it’s about the same size as a hairspray can top. I thought he would enjoy playing with the top. My bird sits on the top 24/7 he will not leave it for more than 10 minutes. Is this normal? Is it okay for me to allow him to sit on this can top? It’s as if he thinks it is his egg?

Goffins Cockatoo

Goffin’s Cockatoo

Goffin’s can also be a bit mischievous and can be quick learners. Don’t be surprised to find that your Goffin’s cockatoo quickly learns to open the cage after seeing you unlatch the lock.

Goffins Cockatoo


Pet cockatoos are often referred to as “velcro” birds because of their highly sociable nature and borderline obsessive need to be around the people in their lives. A cockatoo is a loving but demanding bird.

Umbrella cockatoo

Umbrella Cockatoo

The umbrella cockatoo certainly makes a charming, affectionate pet, but it’s not for everyone. An umbrella cockatoo demands attention and needs an owner who can set boundaries.

Moluccan cockatoo

Moluccan Cockatoo

Moluccans would like nothing more than to be sewn to your body 24 hours a day. They crave attention and love, and can become obsessive because of this trait.

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who really did have parrots during their White House days.

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