- 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.
- Cockatiels like to be misted with a water spray because it makes their feathers soft and manageable
- You can learn to communicate with your bird through body language!
- The cockatiel gets its name from the Portuguese word 'cacathitho' which means 'little cockatoo'
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