Umbrella Cockatoos are quite possibly the most cuddling, and affectionate parrots. This is a wonderful quality in a companion bird, but Cockatoos are also one of the most demanding companion birds there is. They will go everywhere, and do everything with you if able or given the opportunity.Cockatoos are not great talkers but are extremely intelligent. They can be trained easily due to how fast they pick things up. If not handled or trained properly these personality traits can drastically change when they reach sexual maturity (picture a rebellious 16-year-old in bird form).
They live 40 to 70 years, and some even older due to modern healthier diets, exercise, and mental stimulation.Cockatoos are not a parrot for first-time bird owners, and a lot of thought and consideration should go into the idea of getting one for a companion bird.
Are umbrella cockatoos good pets?
The cockatoo owner should have experience with parrots before taking on this feathered handful. This is not a good first bird, nor is a good child’s pet. Like all companion parrots, cockatoos do not thrive on birdseed alone.
Are umbrella cockatoos aggressive?
Male cockatoos often become aggressive in breeding circumstances, but that isn’t the only reason for the behavior. Cockatoos are high-maintenance birds who demand attention
Do umbrella cockatoos talk?
Umbrella Cockatoo will automatically learn to speak. Generally, this specie of Cockatoo is not regarded as a talking parrot, though they can be very loud.