Cockatiel bird for sale, the Cinnamon Cockatiel, also known as the Isabelle Cockatiel or the Cinnamon Tiel, is a sex-linked recessive mutation. It lacks the cool gray found in the common Grey Cockatiel and in many of the other color mutations. The warmth of the cinnamon coloring is enhanced even more with the yellows in the head and tail. The color of a Cinnamon’s plumage can range from a warm tannish-gray to a chocolate brown. There are some other pretty variations of the Cinnamon that include the Cinnamon Pearl Cockatiel and Cinnamon Pied Cockatiel.
Cockatiel bird for sale is probably the most popular of the parrot family with their main competition being the Budgerigar (referred to as the Parakeet in the United States). They are hardy, easily handle changes in their home, and are easy to breed. On top of that, keeping a cockatiel as a pet is easy because they are not noisy parrots and they are comfortable when left alone for long periods of time.
Cockatiels are considered parrots as can be seen by the shape of their beak. They are members of the Cockatoo family which is apparent by their cute little erectile crests. Unlike cockatoos, however, they have long tails making up about half of their total length, and giving them more of a parakeet type appearance.
The cockatiel’s evolved as nomadic creatures, surviving in a variety of diverse and rugged habitats. They are constantly on the move, changing locations with the seasonal fluctuations of food and water supplies. This native habitat and their adaptive behavior have made them well suited as pets.
Social Behaviors of Cockatiel bird for sale
Cockatiels travel in flocks in the wild and this influences cockatiel behavior in captivity. Their social ‘flock’ disposition along with their native habitat makes them well suited as pets. They are hardy, adapt easily to change, and are easy to breed. A big plus is that cockatiels are not noisy and can be left alone for long periods of time. They make a very loving and devoted pet if bonded properly.