Bird Species

Cockatiel

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Cockatiel Advantage and Challenges

Advantages

  • Good at whistling, enjoys learning songs Great family companion, especially good with younger children When happy they will wag their tales

Challenges

  • Hiss when they are very frightened and feel threatened Cranky, not feeling well, not getting enough sleep at night will cause screaming Can exhibit excessive agression when upset

Cockatiel Physical Characteristics

Size

  • 12-14 inches

Weight

  • 75-105 grams

Colors

  • Grey body with white wing patches.

Life Expectancy

15-20 years

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