I have a very sweet, needy, cuddly umbrella cockatoo for adoption. He is 6 years old and was previously owned by a lady who loved him. He has separation anxiety and will scream if he can't see 'his person' .
-He is a sweetheart, very tame with a huge vocabulary. Says hello, good morning, who's a good boy, what you doing, what's that, exactly, I love you, I love you more, lots of muttering and mumbling and chatter etc.
-Seems to prefer ladies, though good with a male partner
-He is harness trained.
-He is very sensitive to changes in his room, prefers low light
-He was not cage trained - ie with set cage time, out time, so shouts if put in his cage. He is learning to adapt to cage time and wants to be put to bed exactly at 4.15pm.
- Not used to being with many family members but is slowly adjusting to it.
-Likes porridge, fruit, bananas, pasta
You will need to:
-have proven experience with large parrots or cockatoos.
- be either single or with a partner/one or 2 other house mates.
- be either retired or not working if possible. If you work from home, due to him needing constant attention, this makes working from home or Zoom calls difficult.
- he is the definition of a sweet velcro bird and just needs someone with the time and space to give him that level of attention.
- be living in a detached house
Fee: £750 firm and £850 with a Rainforest Santos Dome top cage - no offers.
Just want him to have the best environment where he will thrive and flourish as he is so loving and clever.
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The cockatoo is also known as the Velcro bird, is deeply affectionate and attached to its owner. It is also a playful bird with a knack for fun and mischief. Countless bird enthusiasts are fond of it for being a highly sociable and interactive family companion.
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