Cockatiel is the social and friendly bird and belongs to cockatoo family. Cockatiel is the second most renowned pet at home. This bird keeps as pet due to their friendly attitude. Cockatiel is the native from Australia. It can also know as Australian parrot. Normally cockatiel life span is 16 to 25 years. But shorter as 10 to 15 years and as far as long life span is above thirty years.
Cockatiel is brighten and cute bird. Their feature color is yellow, cinnamon, white and grey. Their cheeks are having orange patch with yellow crests and also having long tail. Their weight is 80 to 120 grams. Their size is commonly 10 to 14 inches.
Cockatiel is the sociable bird. It can also charming and captivating in their beauty. They can non aggressive bird. They are soft and polite natured parrot. They required attention with talking, playing and touching. They can also climbing in their cage, displaying their feather, singing, chirping and many more activities.
Cockatiel as a pet you can provide healthy nutritional food. You can also provide healthy food such as seeds, chicken, egg, fresh and healthy vegetables, fruits and boiled beans.
Cockatiel is friendly and playful bird so they required large space for living. When select their housing cage then select horizontal bars cage with large sized. Their cage is also in various size shape and designing. Their food and water pots are also placed in sophisticated way. One swing is also play vital role in their cage for playing. Your pet cage is more attracting and glimpse inviting charm in your home. Some cockatiel is live in room temperature. You should placing their cage on window and avoid such place where direct sunlight hit it.
Cockatiel is the more intelligent parrot species which is good trainer parrot. You should to teach how to speak and whistling and speak some words. Male are learn quickly as compare to female cockatiel. Reward is the best for learning. So you should provide reward after whistling then they learn best.
Proper care is more essential. For proper caring their grooming is more important. Cockatiel needs proper grooming such as proper cleaning of their feathers and body. Oiling on their feather is also best for their growth. You should also clean their cage and proper vaccination for their good health.