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A Grey Cockatiel, scientifically known as Nymphicus hollandicus, is a charming and widely popular pet bird. It is one of several color mutations of the Cockatiel species native to Australia. As the name suggests, the Grey Cockatiel primarily features a grey plumage with subtle variations, often characterized by a soft, silvery grey body and wings.
Cockatiels are admired for their friendly and affectionate personalities. They have distinctive features such as a crest of feathers on their heads that can be raised or lowered, as well as striking orange cheek patches. These birds are known for their gentle nature and ability to form strong bonds with their human caregivers.
Caring for a Grey Cockatiel involves providing them with a spacious cage, a well-balanced diet that includes pellets, seeds, fresh fruits, and vegetables, and mental stimulation through toys and social interaction. While they may not be prolific talkers, some Cockatiels can learn to mimic sounds and words to a limited extent. Their endearing appearance, social behavior, and relatively low noise level make them a popular choice as companion birds for bird enthusiasts and families alike.
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