Cockatiel

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Cockatiel

Latin: Nymphicus hollandicus

Deutsch: Nymphensittich

French: Perruche Calopsitte

Netherland: Valkparkiet

Italian: Calopsitta

Spain: Cacatúa ninfa

 

Biological data:

Distribution: Australia; cosmopolitan across the whole continent, it only avoids humid coastal areas

Habitat: doesn’t have any specific requirements for terrain; always near water courses

Size: 32cm

Adult Weight: 80-100g

IUCN Red List category: Least Concern

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Sources:             

http://www.arndt-verlag.com/projekt/birds_3.cgi?Desc=E073.htm&Pic=073_1.JPG&Search=cockatiel&Lang=eng

http://www.parrots.org/index.php/encyclopedia/profile/cockatiel/

http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/factsheet/22684828

 

Title photo: (c) Jim Bendon. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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