Chirper : Cockatoo

There are 21 species of cockatoos, most of which are in the genus. Most are colored mainly in white, but others come in grays and pinks, blacks, and in the Palm’s case, deep blue. Their origin is Australia and the surrounding islands. Most of the cockatoos are about 12 – 13 inch long. Cockatoos are very loving, affectionate birds, they are known for their personalities, Cockatoos aren’t top talkers.

The White Cockatoo is around 46 cm (18 in) long, and weighs about 400 g (14 oz) for small females and up to 800 g (28 oz.) for big males. The male White Cockatoo usually has a broader head and a bigger beak than the female. When mature some female White Cockatoos can have reddish/brown irises, while the irises of the adult male are dark brown or black.

(Cacatua alba)
Size : Up to 46cm in length
Pet Status : Excellent
Talking Ability : Excellent
Noise Level : High
Lifespan : 40 to 70 years
Breeding Ability : Good
Number of Eggs : 2-3 eggs
Incubation : 30 days
Compatibility with other species: Not Recommended
Feeding : Seed and Fruit Eaters
Sexing : Iris dark brown in males, reddish brown in females. Surgical or DNA sexing generally required.