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Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo birds

Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo Bird Species
Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo Stats
Scientific Name:  Cacatua sulphurea
Size:  13 inches
Native Region:  Indonesian Islands
Life Expectancy:  50 to 60 years
Noise Level:  Moderate
Talk/Trick Ability:  Fair-Good talking ability; Good trick ability



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Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo Species Profile
Traits:  Lesser sulphur-crested cockatoos are playful, mischievous, entertaining birds that delight in learning and showing off new behaviors. They are known to be escape artists and can learn to unlock and open cage doors. They are very affectionate and demand a great deal of attention and can start to engage in destructive behavior, such as feather plucking, if not given structured attention; therefore they are best suited to someone who has the time and desire to devote to the bird.

Behavior/Health Concerns:  Lesser sulphur-cockatoos have a great need to chew, so provide plenty of healthy pet bird toys and materials. They are dusty birds, so they are not suitable for people with breathing problems. Keep a lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo’s feather dust down with a daily bath. It is important to spend structured, focused time, including teaching the lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo how to play by itself. Doing this can help prevent destructive behaviors from developing due to lack of attention, as they can become neurotic if left alone.

Expert Advice
"The lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo can be a delightful pet if trained properly. This cockatoo tends to bond to one person only, and can be nervous. They are very intelligent and can do a variety of tricks. Some can speak well, but have a limited vocabulary."

Gene Maranda, Avian Companions (www.aviancompanions.com)
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