Discover the characteristics of our Exotic Cockatoos

Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo

Major Mitchell's cockatoos are medium-sized salmon-pink cockatoos that are intelligent and social. It is named in honour of Major Sir Thomas Mitchell. These birds form strong bonds with their keepers and are known to be one-person birds. Because these birds require so much attention, experienced bird owners who have kept large parrots are a better match. This bird is a high-maintenance species that requires daily socialization and interaction with its owner in order to maintain good emotional health. This species' natural tendency is to form a close-knit bond for life. You will become its bonded mate as its keeper. This bird is amusing, energetic, cuddly, and affectionate. Major Mitchell's temperament can be volatile. This bird is acutely aware of the absence of its bonded human. Your bird may even avoid you after a brief vacation. It may take time to regain the bird's trust. Neglected cockatoos may engage in destructive behaviors such as self-mutilation, wire chewing, and furniture destruction. Major Mitchell's cockatoos can be jealous when their owners interact with other people because they tend to bond with one person.

Moluccan Cockatoo (Salmon Cockatoo)

Moluccan cockatoos (also known as salmon-crested cockatoos) are affectionate birds that form strong bonds with their owners and thrive on social interaction. Moluccans are lovable birds that can be clingy at times. They want to be as close to their human mate as they would be to a mate in the wild. This bird requires a committed owner. This parrot is distinguished by its salmon-pink feathers and brilliantly colored crest. Their attractiveness matches their boisterous, comical personalities. Understated descriptions include "sweet" and "affectionate." This cockatoo craves attention and wants to be with someone (bird or person) at all times. The Moluccan is a one-person bird when kept as a pet. Moluccans are brilliant birds who thrive on difficulty. When they are in a good mood, they can learn to dance, perform tricks, and act like an entertaining comedian.

Umbrella Cockatoos

Umbrella cockatoos are well-known for their tricks, making them delightfully entertaining bird companions. Umbrella cockatoos are a sweet-natured species that can be overly affectionate—bordering on obsessive—with their keepers. These birds may require more attention and care than many other species, but their comical charm compensates. By nature, umbrella cockatoos are gentle, docile, and sweet-tempered, making them ideal companion birds. Umbrella cockatoos mate for life in the wild. They form a very close bond with their mate, possibly more so than other cockatoo species. They are rarely aggressive and form strong bonds with their caregivers quickly. These affectionate birds enjoy cuddling with their chosen person, bird, or even object. Owners who are equally loving and devoted are a good match. These parrots thrive in homes with equally loving and devoted owners. This species begs to be spoiled, so set aside at least one to two hours per day for training, attention, and enrichment. Umbrellas are highly social and intelligent creatures.

Sulphur Crested Cockatoos

The sulphur-crested cockatoo is one of the largest of the beautiful white cockatoo species. It is not the same as the lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo. Despite its spectacular appearance, this massive, active parrot is brilliant, long-lived, and noisy, and it is extremely difficult to keep as a pet. This bird has high expectations of its owner and is only recommended for experienced owners who are up to the task. The sulfur-crested is a once-in-a-lifetime pet for a dedicated owner. Among the various types of parrots, cockatoos are the most affectionate; the sulphur-crested is typical in this regard. To form a strong bond with a bird, you must be willing to devote time and energy. To form a strong bond with a bird, you must be willing to devote time and energy. A sulphur-crested cockatoo enjoys being handled, but it also requires enough alone time to learn self-sufficiency, which is no easy task. They are thought to be one of the most intelligent parrots. They can learn to talk and perform tricks, and they have the learning capacity of a 1- to 2-year-old human child. Young birds will be the easiest to socialize and train.

Bare-Eyed Cockatoos

The bare-eyed cockatoo, despite its reputation for being goofy and clownish, is typically a very social bird that enjoys playing and interacting with its owners. Intelligent and friendly, bare-eyed cockatoos make excellent pets for experienced bird owners who want a cockatoo but lack the space to keep a larger species. These birds can learn tricks and enjoy hanging upside down. Cockatoos are notorious for being difficult to keep due to their reputation as "velcro birds" (sticking to their owners). Many owners, however, adore this endearing trait; it's a wonderfully affectionate bird that will even cuddle with you.

Goffin Cockatoos

Goffin's cockatoos are known to be very social and affectionate. They are active, curious, and playful birds. They are one of the smaller cockatoos, but they have a big personality and are quite gregarious and fun-loving. These birds are brilliant, which leads to mischievous and dangerous behavior. They can learn to open the latch on their cage after observing you a few times. You can expect a skilled escape artist on your hands. A scientific study put Goffin's to the test and discovered that they had exceptional problem-solving abilities in mechanics. Ten birds were tested on various interlocking devices, and the majority of them solved the puzzles with only one failed attempt. Some required human assistance, while others figured it out on their own.

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