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Major Mitchell Cockatoo

Major Mitchell Cockatoo

$1,000.00

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Major Mitchell Cockatoo For Sale

The Major Mitchell’s cockatoo is a beautiful color cockatoo. Buy Major Mitchells Cockatoo has white feathers on the wings and the rest of them are a soft pink. The crest looks plain when it is down, but when erect is has beautiful orange and yellow coloring. The bill and feet are bone-color. Buy Major Mitchell Cockatoo

Origin

The Major Mitchell’s cockatoo occurs naturally in Southern and Western Australia. They live in forest areas and do not go to the open field so often. Buy Major Mitchells Cockatoo pairs will not nest close to one another, so they cannot tolerate fragmented, partly cleared habitats, and their range is contracting.

About Major Mitchell Cockatoo For Sale

As a pet, It is possible to keep this species of cockatoo as a pet in your home, but it is not common. Buy Major Mitchells Cockatoo. They can become just as tame, affectionate and loving as any other species of cockatoo, but they need to be socialized well. If they are not correctly socialize and tame when young, they will never become really tame or affectionate to humans. This species is also extremely hard to breed in captivity and generally needs a very large aviary. This is why this bird is more seen in bird parks and zoos than as a pet.

Often calle a pink cockatoo due to its soft pink body coloring, the Major Mitchell cockatoo is in fact name after Major Sir Thomas Mitchell, who was a surveyor and explorer of Southeast Australia during the 1800s. This beautiful cockatoo’s most distinctive feature is its white tip crest, which is band red and yellow at the base. The wings are generally white with a darker pink underside. The birds grow to 36 cm long, a medium size among cockatoos. Living in small groups or pairs, they have also been seen with flocks of galahs and little corellas.

 

Description Major Mitchell Cockatoos

The Major Mitchell’s cockatoo, also known as Leadbeater’s cockatoo or pink cockatoo, is a medium-size cockatoo restricted to arid and semi-arid inland areas of Australia.

Scientific name: Lophochroa leadbeateri
Length: 50 – 60 cm (In the wild)
Higher classification: Cacatua
Rank: Species
Family: Cacatuidae
Kingdom: Animalia

Often calle a pink cockatoo due to its soft pink body coloring, the Major Mitchell cockatoo is in fact name after Major Sir Thomas Mitchell, who was a surveyor and explorer of Southeast Australia during the 1800s. This beautiful cockatoo’s most distinctive feature is its white tip crest, which is band red and yellow at the base. The wings are generally white with a darker pink underside. The birds grow to 36 cm long, a medium size among cockatoos. Living in small groups or pairs, they have also been see with flocks of galahs and little corellas.

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