Hand Reared Blue-Eyed Cockatoo for sale
Blue-Eyed Cockatoo for sale, the unusual Blue-Eyed cockatoo is a visually stunning bird, possessed with an adorable character. It goes about its business whilst quietly surveying those around it. Buy Blue-Eyed Cockatoo online. As with all cockatoos, plenty of exercise and ‘enrichment’ of their living environment will go a long way towards achieving a contented bird, be it in the home or aviary. We have been breeding this species since 2009 in here in Denmark. There is a huge popularity surge at the moment, as word spreads of its attractive nature and personality. Cacatua opthalmica for sale.
Learn more about Blue Eyed Cockatoo
At maturity they will average between 45 and 50 centimeters (18-20 inches) in length and weigh between 500 and 570 grams (18 – 20 oz). The Blue-eyed Cockatoos get their name from the blue circles of featherless skin around their eyes. Their plumage is largely white, though a striking large yellow and white crest is seen atop their heads. The yellow feathers are behind the white and are often not seen until the crest is raised. Yellow can also be seen under the wings and tail feathers. The beak of the Blue-Eyed Cockatoo is black. Blue-Eyed Cockatoo for sale.
Blue-eyed Cockatoo have pterodactyl grey feet (= the first and fourth toes of each foot are directed backward and the second and third forward. This allows this cockatoo to hold objects and bring food to its beak whilst standing on the other foot. Males and females look alike; but sometimes can be distinguished by eye color. Males traditionally have a black eyes, while the female’s tends to be reddish-brown; but this small difference is not a reliable gender indicator.
Breeding – Blue-Eyed Cockatoo for sale
Blue-eyed Cockatoos mate for life and form very tight family bonds. In the wild, they will typically breed in tree cavities. Captive Blue-eyed Cockatoos will accept appropriately sized nest boxes. The average clutch consists of 2 eggs. The male and female take it in turns to incubate them. The incubation period is about 28-30 days. Both the male and female Blue-eyed Cockatoos will care for the chicks and feed them until they wean at about 14 to 16 weeks.
The Blue-eyed Cockatoo is a beautiful parrot that is loved and admired by bird lovers throughout the world. The Blue-eyed Cockatoo is reported to be one of the friendliest and most playful of all the cockatoos. They enjoy being handled and are known to be great mimics.The Blue Eyed Cockatoos are rather noisy, both in the wild and in captivity. They are destructive to furnishings and experienced bird owners will provide them with many chew toys and wooden branches, as well as mental stimulation to keep them occupied. Like other cockatoos, the Blue Eyed Cockatoo requires a significant amount of time and attention. Neglect will often result in feather plucking and other forms of self-mutilation. Hand reared Blue-Eyed Cockatoo for sale.
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