Cockatoo birds show off their magnificent crest and vocal power every time they spot a dog or other loud animals.
Have you ever seen a barking cockatoo? This big fella will definitely make your day.
A guarded umbrella cockatoo was driving around with his owner and spotted a couple of neighborhood dogs barking at the fence. The owner stopped the car so his friend could communicate with the pups.
What happened next? The dogs started barking even more and the cockatoo mimicked their growling! It’s crazy and hilarious at the same time.
The big bird was ready for the show and he didn’t even have a second thought. He just puffed up and barked at his friends. Or enemies. We don’t know for sure.
Cockatoos put their crest feathers up and move a lot when they are excited. These playful birds like to show off and they use the perfect body language to make a statement. Cockatoo beauties are active and make funny noises. They are probably the most confident birds you will ever meet in life. Happy and confident. What else could you ask for?
Experts have recognized 21 species of cockatoos in the world. the Moluccan, Goffin’s, umbrella, sulfur-crested, and bare-eyed cockatoos are the most common captive birds. All cockatoos have a crest. It can be lifted or lowered.
There are two main groups of cockatoos: white cockatoos and dark cockatoos. There are also a few species that don’t belong to either category. This includes the cockatiels which are the tiniest birds of this family.
When it comes to their temperament, we can freely say that cockatoos are lively, affectionate birds. They are close with their owners and like to cuddle. Imagine that!
Cockatoos are highly sociable birds and they have a constant need for affection. The lack of love and affection makes them depressed and neurotic. Cockatoos are intelligent, playful, mischievous, and loud. Really loud.
Your cockatoo friend can mimic almost any sound. Words, too. Their vocabulary depends on your efforts. Each species has a different speaking ability, and this feature also depends on the training these birds receive. Galah, sulfur-crested, and long-billed cockatoos are the greatest talkers in the family of cockatoos.