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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Inside HSI Kids

The Cockatiel

Cockatiel Trivia

Cockatiel image courtesy: http://www.aviannetwork.com/cockatiels/

  1. The basic colours of the cockatiel are yellow, red, and black, but they come in a variety of colour mutations like Pied, Lutino, Pearl, Cinnamon and Silver.

  2. Cockatiels like to be misted with a water spray because it makes their feathers soft and manageable

  3. You can learn to communicate with your bird through body language!

  4. The cockatiel gets its name from the Portuguese word 'cacathitho' which means 'little cockatoo'

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