Cockatiels for Sale

Cockatiels for Sale

Cockatiels for Sale

Cockatiels are among the most popular pet birds. If you prefer a small bird that is just as loveable and affectionate as a larger parrot, yet requires less space, then a cockatiel might be an excellent choice. Cockatiels are prized throughout the world because of their friendly nature. Due to their small size, cockatiel care and taming are easier than many other parrot species. They are capable of mimicking speech, although they can be challenging to understand. Cockatiels have great personalities and are easy to tame. They are good whistlers and mimics and are generally suitable for handling. They make the right choice for beginners.


History

Cockatiels became popular as pets in the 1900s. They are easy to breed in captivity, and their docile, friendly personalities make them a natural fit for home life — these birds, along with all native animals. Cockatiels are native to Australia.

Cockatiels need interaction, so these steps will make your cockatiel feel like part of the family. If cared for correctly, cockatiels can even live for up to 20 years!

Temperament

They are very affectionate and often like to be petted and held, though they're not necessarily fond of cuddling. Instead, they want to be near their owners and will be very happy to see you.


You will also find cockatiels to be playful and active. While they vocalize and whistle, they are not as loud as some other parrots. The males are thought to be better at mimicking speech and whistles. Female cockatiels are quite good at mimicry, however. Either sex may pick up and repeat sounds from your house, including alarm clocks, phones, and even wild birds outside.

Though they're generally friendly, an untamed cockatiel can nip. These habits can be prevented at an early age by ignoring bad behavior. Never scold the bird because this can cause him to become too timid around people. They aim to please, so reward good behavior and disregard the bad.


Cockatiels are gentle, affectionate pets. They fit in small homes and are usually welcome in apartments. A cockatiel would need a cage that is spacious enough to accommodate multiple perches, toys, food bowls, and have plenty of room to flap its wings without hitting them against anything.





Cockatiels are very intelligent and easy to handle, but you will need patience and time if you want to train your bird right. Hand raised cockatiels are the best for training because they are already familiar to humans.


Cockatiels are very sociable companion birds, and they need to interact with you or another bird to thrive. A cockatiel will get lonely if ignored and left alone. They will become depressed, stop singing, playing, eating, and will spend most of their life being lonely, hiding in the corner of the cage.

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