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Goffin's 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 ...
Goffin's Cockatoo

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 ...

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Crafty Cockatoos Make Their Own Utensils

Researchers at the Tanimbar Goffin Lab, located in Indonesia, noticed that some wild cockatoos were able to extract seeds from fruit found on the ground. When they brought the fruit back to their lab for their captive cockatoos, they observed ...
rose-breasted cockatoo; galah cockatoo

Get To Know The Galah: The Pink ‘Too

What's pink, smart, playful, and a common sight in many neighborhoods across Australia? If you said rose-breasted cockatoo, or galah cockatoo, you are correct! See how they live in the wild as well as their reputation as feathered companions ...
Hyacinth macaw

New World Parrots: Conures, Amazons, Macaws & More

Parrots can be categorized according to Old World psittacines and New World psittacines. Do you know if your parrots are "Team Old World" or "Team New World"? ...
Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

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 ...

Ask Lafeber

How old is too old to breed a goffin?

Just asking hypothetically, for future reference. My parrot, she's at least in her 20s. She's been in my family for 20+ years, anyway. I was reading Wikipedia and it seems that the longevity of this species is not well established, ...

Incubating Eggs in December

Hello, My Grandma has had a Sulphur Crested Cockatoo for the past 25 years. She is concerned as over the last week or so he has been incubating fake eggs , only it is December and he has never done ...

Cockatoo

Thank you for that answer unfortunately we do not have a avarian here in Jersey c islands is there any drops or something to put into her water ...

Cockatoo

My bird has laid 5 eggs since November one every two three weeks she's on her own is this normal she breaks them after a day or two is this bad for her ...

Moluccan FDB

I adopted a female Moluccan "Crystal", last year from an elderly lady who was a backyard breeder. Crystal had never been inside a home and never had anything but a couple pieces of 2x4 in her small cage before she ...

Chamomile Tea

Is it safe to give our cockatiel chamomile tea and if so how much and how often. Thank you ...

Cockatoo Loves my shirt

My cockatoo is about 13 years old and she has recently started climbing down my shirt nearly every time I have her on my shoulder. Is this a nesting thing? How long will this last and should I be doing ...

Cockatoo

My bird has now laid 3 eggs 1 every 3 days she has eaten them now she's on her own is this normal thank you ...

Cockatoo laying egg

My cocatoo has just laid egg then eaten it she has no mate is this normal ...

Practice playing “doctor “

How can I practice taking my cockatoo 's heart rate? What else should we practice to keep trips to the vet less stressful? Does anyone take parrot vital signs or is part of avian health care? I already do this ...
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