Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus

This rambunctious bird is easy to read; the angle and position of the crest feathers change depending on mood!

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ORIGIN:
Australia

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HABITAT:
Open woodlands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
3 oz
Height: 10-14 in

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DIET:
Insects, seeds, fruits and nuts

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PREDATORS:
Birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp claws

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REPRODUCTION:
3-week incubation

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 35 yrs in human care

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