Moluccan Cockatoos for sale
Our Moluccan Cockatoo, or the Salmon Crested Cockatoo for sale, is one of the most intelligent, eager to know or learn something Pet Cockatoo you can get. Moluccan makes a long lifetime companion, and They require some patience to get used to at first. You will quickly fall in love with all the goofy, hilarious mimics, and tricks that are the specialty of the Moluccan Cockatoo.
With an average length of around 21 inches, and weighing up to 1.9 pounds, these are the largest cockatoos in their family, and some of the largest parrots around. Males and females will bond for a lifetime, creating a deep and vital connection with their chosen mate.
Interaction: Highly Social, Playful, Intelligent, Curious, Affectionate
Native Region/Natural Habitat
They are native to the tropical forests of a single archipelago in the east of Indonesia
Personality and Behavior
There are so many personalities that you will get to know as you spend time with your pet cockatoo. With enough patience and understanding, you’ll get to love their silly antics, the inquisitive nature, and their funny little conversations. It’s best to consider them a house parrot since they can sometimes be noisy.
Besides their playful nature, Moluccan Cockatoos are affectionate and will create a bond with their owner. They love following you around the house, cuddling, or pretending to have a conversation. All the goofiness of these cockatoos is hard to resist, and you will undoubtedly fall in love with this charming bird.
These are the largest cockatoos in their family, and some of the largest parrots around. Perhaps their most distinguishing feature is a unique feather crest, which they spread above their heads in a splendid display of excitement. Males and females will bond for a lifetime, creating a deep and essential connection with their chosen mate.
Speech and Sounds
Moluccan Cockatoos are some of the chattiest parrots you’ll ever meet. While they are average talkers, learning a few simple words to repeat, they are best known for their mimics. In an attempt to mimic human speech, these parrots will go on and on with their comical representation of ordinary conversations. Even though Moluccan Cockatoo can be noisy at times, they usually get away with it- it’s hard to resist their adorable silliness!
Care and Feeding
A commercial cockatoo seed mix will do a great job resembling their diet in the wild – providing the nutrients they get from seeds, nuts, insects, and berries. To balance it out and achieve a healthy diet, you’ll want to add some fresh fruits, vegetables, and things like coconut or cooked foods. Proper hygiene and regular baths are a must, and these playful birds will love them. They will help prevent skin and feathers from drying out and causing health troubles.
Health and Common Conditions
With an incredible lifespan of up to 70 years, you’ll be looking at a companion for life. With the proper care and attention, they will live happily and without many sicknesses, thanks to their hardy and strong nature. The main thing to note is their great need for exercise. They are large, playful, and full of energy, so they should spend most of the day around the house. Making sure they get enough exercise will ensure good health and prevent boredom and apathy.