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The two Umbrella Cockatoos pictured here are still babies under 3 months old, and still needing to be handfed twice per day!
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I'm glad I have an umbrella cockatoo.
The white cockatoo is my moiety within my culture and when I see this bird around it means a sign of importance must be recognised and acted upon (if need be). However the presence does not mean anything if you are not of the white cockatoo mob, you must have an understanding of the birds habits and enviroment to have knowledge of this great creature.
Shirley A Moran
Are there any trees that you can not use in cockatoo cages as perches or chew toys
We have an umbrella cockatoo her name is Barney, she is 8 years old , she is happy, lovable and well adjusted. The other night she was sitting with me on the lazyboy chair and she decided to crawl under my nightshirt, she was under there for a few minutes when I felt something warm on my chest, I thought she had an accident on me, only to find out she laid an egg on me! We were so surprised. We love her dearly and I thought that this would be a great little tale to share with yous.
Our family has a cockatoo named Peaches, he is our life, we love him so so much. Peaches is about 4 years of age, he was given to us about 6 months ago. He is quite the talker, he always says "Hi" when we come home and "Bye" as we are leaving. He calls me "Mama" and says my husband's name too. He calls for a cat, he says "Here kitty kitty". The thing is, we don't even own a cat. We have a dog, Katie a mini -schnauzer, they get along great. He tells her to "be a good dog" and to "sit". He also Barks like our dog too. Peaches is always asking for a "cracker" or a "cookie" and he will repeat it until he gets what he wants. He sings "Old McDonald had a Farm" sometimes he says the duck or the bird. He tells me that he is a "Pretty Bird" and that he is a "Good Boy", and sometimes he tells me that he is a "Bad Bad Bird". He's very special to me and our family, we all love him dearly. He is my sunshine!
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How old does a cockatoo have to be to have their true eye color I have 2 umbrella cockatoos that I got for mothers day. From my husband and he told me they were two years old they have black eyes to me and I was told a female has brown eyes is that true?
We have a family member named Charlie who is approximately 9 years old. He has been with us 4 years He requires a ton on attention and is very loving. He likes to cuddle and go for walks in the neighborhood. He sleeps in his cage at night, but sits on a perch all day in the living room, with the tv or radio on. He has lots of toys and is very well adjusted, but he won't talk. Anybody have any suggestions... He is not a big screamer, just his usual 5 minutes in the evening. He still bites occasionally, but it's usually when he is not the center of attention or is falling. I love him dearly and he is a big part of our family. He eats when we eat and just hangs out with us.
Hello your coockatoos a very nice.
I have one but she was a feather plucker so she is half bald, but has grown back a lot of her fethers over time.
I really think they are wounderful animals that make good freinds and they are really nice and friendly until you get bit, but I still think they're sweet animals.
HELP!!!!My best friend has an U2 named Piper. she is 5 now.My friend recently got a jack russell terrier mix and Piper and the dog don't get along.Piper lays an egg about once a month and recently laid an egg and SHORTLY AFTER, Piper went after the dog. My friend had a rottie for 2 years and they got along fine. I bring my golden there to visit, and they seem to get along fine.Can a canine and a cockatoo co-exist? Any help would be appreciated.Thank-you, :-)E
I have an Umbrella Cockatoo. Her name is Sydney. She is 9 years old. She can speak very well. She knows how to say "I love you", "Hello", "Good Morning", "Good Night", "How are you", "Whats up", and she can say my name. She also sings very well. She knows how to sing the chorous of a few Taylor Swift songs. She can also mimic the telephone, the cat, the dog, and a crying baby. She chews up her toys like there is no tomorrow. She is a very sweet girl.
We have an umbrella cockatoo named zero, he had plucked several feathers while he was at his previous owners for 8 years. We give him much attention and rub his head & body often, which he loves. His previous owners had taught him some foul language, so we ignore it when he speaks it. He does not, however, hear foul language from us. He can say: Zero, Hello, I love you, clucks like a chicken and crows like a rooster, and calls BUCK often. Also says nite nite zero. He will eat out of my cereal bowl with me. He doesn't play with toys much, but if some money should be around on a table, he will sling it to the floor. He is so sweet. We really enjoy him. Theresa & Buck