The Cockatiel , also known as the Quarrion and the Weiro, is the smallest and genuinely miniature cockatoo endemic to Australia. They are prized as a household pet and companion parrot throughout the world and are relatively easy to breed. As a caged bird, cockatiels are second only in popularity to the Budgerigar.

The Cockatiel is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Cockatiel range (in red; all-year resident) Synonyms Psittacus hollandicus Kerr, 1792 Leptolophus hollandicus The Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus), also known as the Quarrion and the Weiro, is the smallest and genuinely miniature cockatoo endemic to Australia. They are prized as a household pet and companion parrot throughout the world and are relatively easy to breed. As a caged bird, cockatiels are second only in popularity to the Budgerigar. More

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cockatiel, Early, offering his head to be petted. Note, the cage shown is dangerous as the bird should not be able to fit its head through the bars Cockatiels are generally kept in a cage and allowed to exercise and socialise with its owner outside of the cage for a few hours a day. More

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The cockatiel is in the same family (Cacatuidae) as the larger cockatoo. About 13 in. (32 cm) long, the cockatiel lives in open areas and eats grass seeds. One of the most common pet parrots, it is bred in many colour variations. For more information on cockatiel, visit More

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Friendly, docile and good-natured, the cockatiel is an excellent choice for anyone new to bird-keeping. It is also easier to look after than some of the larger pet birds. The cockatiel has become a popular choice of slightly larger bird to be kept as a pet. Cockatiels are smaller than cockatoos but adult cockatiels have longer tail feathers. The cockatiel's attractive colors, gentle nature, hardiness and easily-maintained diet are all factors that contribute to the appeal of this species. More

with female cockatiels? I was told two male parakeets wouldnt get along but my 2 males like each other. xxBecaB00xxx il y a 6 jours * xxBecaB00xxx il y a 6 jours @bilaremix actually 2 somtimes is NOT better. you can get 2 if you want but if you want a PET that really really really wants to be with you.. than 1 is normally better. More

wild cockatiel is a grey colour and the sexes are distinguished by the cheek and face colour. The presence of bars under the tail indicates a female in varieties with dark tails. The first colour mutations appeared in the 1940's and since then, many colours have evolved. The white-colour mutations are usually more difficult to sex. Surgical sexing or DNA testing can be used to determine the sex of your birds. The average life span of a cockatiel is 15 years. More

Cockatiel Cage Information Cockatiels (Nymphicus Hollandicus) need a good 12 hours of sleep each night. When they get the quality sleep they need they’re happier, more agreeable and have a better overall health. Good sleep begins with the proper caging environment. An ideal cage will be cleaned daily. All soiled papers will be removed from the lower tray and all water and food will be fresh. Quality sleep also begins by having a dark and quiet environment. More

The cockatiel is a perfect pet bird. A hand-raised Cockatiel quickly becomes attached to its owner. The males very easily learn to whistle tunes and can even be taught to talk. Cockatiels are easy to breed in either cages or aviaries. They are a great choice for anyone that would like to go into business raising birds. There is always a ready market for tame babies. Originally from Australia, many thousands are reared worldwide as pets. More

Cockatiel Bird Information = cockatiel pictureYou should always stand back and watch an aviary or a cage and observe what is going on inside. A healthy bird will be hopping from perch to perch, will look alert and usually display a natural shyness when confronted by a stranger standing near the cage. The cockatiels breathing should be even and quite, having an open beak or heavy and distressed breathing are signs of a respiratory disease. More

colorful cockatiel image by Leticia Wilson from The cockatiel is a small parrot native to Australia. A generally friendly bird, it enjoys interacting with humans and is quiet compared to other parrot breeds. The cockatiel is a fairly clean bird, although it produces a dust that looks like dandruff. A hardy species of bird, a cockatiel can live 15 to 25 years with good care. Males learn to mimic common phrases and whistles; females are quieter and don't mimic sounds. More

Ouch! Your new bird or the sweet, tame cockatiel that you have had for years has just taken a small piece of flesh off of your finger and you're bleeding! Both your finger and your feelings are hurt and you are probably thinking that your bird is nasty or that she doesn't like you anymore. More

PHYSICAL APPEARENCE: Cockatiel dominant color is grey. The wings and abdomen are darker. The head and crest are yellow, cheeks are orange-red. The great-wing coverts and the forward secondaries are white. The lower back, upper-tail coverts and middle-tail feathers are dark grey. The underside tail is black-grey. The bill and the part above the bill are grey. The iris is black-brown. Their feets are grey. Their sex is distinguishable. The crest in the female is yellow-grey while in the male it is totally yellow. More

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Cockatiel Description - * Physical Description Normal cockatiels are gray, with white patches on the wings. They have a yellow/white face with a bright orange patch over the 'ear'. More

Cockatiel Care and Information = How to care for a Cockatiel Information | Cages | Food | Care | Illnesses Cockatiel Information Cockatiels are one of the most popular pet birds. They are small parrots with an affectionate, kind temperament and though they rarely talk, they are exceptional whistlers and can learn tunes. Their handsome colors and jolly crest on their head make them very attractive to bird lovers. More

Cockatiels are the smallest member of the cockatoo family, Cacatuidae.cockatiel Endearing Characteristics: - For such a little bird, cockatiels can be really enjoyable companion parrots. Many a cockatiel has been seen snuggled up against the neck of his or her owner. A hand raised bird is often inclined to enjoy head scratches and some do learn to talk. Typically the male cockatiel have a reputation for picking up sounds more so than the females do. More

The Cockatiels forehead, sides of the head, and narrow tapering crest are yellow with orange spots below the brown eyes. There is a large white patch on each shoulder, and white extending across the wing coverts. The undersides of the tail is dark gray almost black, and the legs are gray. The female is usually duller in facial markings and undersides of tail. Their feathers are irregularly barred with yellow and the forehead and face is brown. Juveniles resemble the female. More

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Cockatiels are parrots and they are just one of over 340 different species of parrots. Their name is derived from a dutch word "Kakatielje" which mean "little cockatoo". DNA research conducted in 1997 shows that cockatiels actually belong to one of the cockatoo families. The scientific name for this bird is "Nymphicus, hollandicus" which means "Goddess of New Holland", the name of Australia during 1700s-1800s. Australia is the native homeland of cockatiels. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Nymphicus
Species : hollandicus
Authority : (Kerr, 1792)