Blue Eyed cockatoo for sale

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£3,300.00 £3,000.00

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.

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. Despite being bred in the UK only occasionally, this species is enjoying a huge popularity surge at the moment, as word spreads of its attractive nature and personality.

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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. 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. Despite being bred in the UK only occasionally, this species is enjoying a huge popularity surge at the moment, as word spreads of its attractive nature and personality. The Blue eyed Cockatoo (cacatua ophthalmica) is native to the forests of New Britain and New Ireland in the Bismarck Archipelago (Papua New Guinea in the western pacific ocean)

 

Blue Eyed cockatoo for sale,where they are typically found in subtropical/tropical lowland moist forests. They are typically seen in pairs or small groups. Blue-eyed cockatoos are very conspicuous when in flight due to their loud screeching calls. Sadly, this cockatoo is extremely rare both in the wild and in captivity. Therefore, they are a now protected species (listed as Cites II – Endangered Species). The Bare-eyed Cockatoo – also known as Little Corella is sometimes mistakenly referred to as Blue Eyed Cockatoo – however, these two are very different species and look quite different. They are long-lived, with an average lifespan is 50 to 60 years.

 

DESCRIPTION: Blue Eyed cockatoo for sale, 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. This allows this cockatoo to hold objects and bring food to its beak whilst standing on the other foot.