Posts Tagged ‘buying new cockatiel’

Cockatiels Hate Fireworks – How To Save Your Bird On The 4th Of July

Beware not to neglect your dearly cockatiel on 4th July, keep your cockatiels out of fireworks, they certainly won’t like noisy firework displays and just be sure about it. If you are a new cockatiel owner please don’t try any experiment with cockatiel and fireworks. The ASPCA offers following advices to help protect your cockatiel on the independent day: 1. Never leave alcoholic drinks unattended where cockatiels can reach them. Alcoholic beverages have the potential to poison cockatiels. If ingested, the animal could become very intoxicated and weak, severely depressed or could go into a coma. Death from respiratory failure [...]

Quick Tips Before Buying A New Cockatiel

As the smallest members of the Cockatoo family, cockatiels are considered the ideal pet for first-time bird owners. They are gentle and docile, do well around children, and make great companions for retirees. Cockatiels originate from the land down under, and can be found in almost any lightly forested or grassy areas throughout most of the continent of Australia. They look like a smaller version of the cockatoo, sharing the characteristic crest and broad head, and they range in size from 10″-14″, unlike the larger members of the Cacatuidae family. Many are drawn to cockatiels as pets because of their [...]