Rose Breasted Cockatoos for sale (Eolophus roseicapilla), are native to Australia, and are also known as the Galah or Clown or Fools Cockatoo. Rose Breasted Cockatoos have distinctive pink and grey plumage, and its bold and loud behaviour make it a familiar sight in the bush and increasingly in urban areas.
The Rose Breasted Cockatoos have soft and down-like feathers. Generally, Rose-breasted Cockatoos are pink, with shades varying from carnation pink to fuchsia pink. The nape, forehead, lores and crown are generally a white-pink shade, while the legs, upper abdomen, neck and chest are deep, dark pink. Rose Breasted Cockatoos have pearl gray wings, tails and backs.
The secondary flight coverts, upper tail coverts, rump, abdomen, and the vent feathers are all whitish gray. The feet are dark gray and the beak is horn colored.
Sexing: The sexes appear similar but generally adult birds differ in the color of the irises, with the male having very dark brown to almost black irises, and the female having mid-brown or red irises. The colors of the juveniles are duller than the adults and have grey chests, crowns, and crests with brown irises, and whitish bare eye rings which are not carunculated.
Size: Galah Cockatoo birds are about 14 inches long and weighs 0.75 pounds.
Life Span: Average life span is about 40 years, but they can live up to 70 to 80 years of age, with a good diet.
Breeding: Galahs like to nest in tree cavities. The eggs are white and there are usually two or five in a clutch. The eggs are incubated for about 25 days, and the male and female share the incubation. The chicks leave the nest about 49 days after hatching
Temperament: Rose Brested Cockatoo birds are intelligent, playful and like to socialize. These birds need constant stimulation with toys to play with, and objects to chew, to keep them from getting bored
Diet: Cockatoo seed, grasses, herbs, nuts, seeds, green shoots, berries, roots, leaf buds, insects, larvae, cereal crops, grains, sunflower seeds, fruits.
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If there is no gender option listed for a bird on our website, that particular species is ‘monomorphic’, which means we’re unable to determine gender without purchasing DNA testing. DNA testing is an additional $149 per bird to guarantee preferred gender. DNA testing may add an additional 3-6 plus weeks to estimated delivery time to allow for gender results. See our FAQs for more info.
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