Family - Parrot
Nick Names - Tiel
Description - The coloring of the standard cockatiel is the same as the coloring of wild cockatiels in Australia. Standard cockatiels are mostly gray with a pale grey abdomen. Their heads are mostly yellow with orange and sometimes white under the eyes.
Temperament - In a word lovable, Cockatiels are extremely friendly and often enjoy being handled by their owners. Cockatiels are relatively easy to train and some even speak a few words.
Sexing - Can not be determined visually.
Origin - Wild cockatiels are found in Autralia.
Trainability - Cockatiels are very trainable.
Loudness - relatively quite
Cocaktiels should be fed a combination of pellets, fresh dark leafy greens, fresh orange, green and yellow vegitables, and a little high-quality seed mix.
Desired Cage size - Minumum cage size. 18"x18"x24" (length X width X height)Length: 12-13 inches
Life span: 16-30 years