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cockatiel

small, canary-sized Australian parrot, crested and brown with a yellow head. Popular as cage pets because of their speed in learning to converse with humans and engaging personalities. Called also quarrian, Nymphicus hollandicus.
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The RIs for the total WBC counts were first calculated by using the data from known clinically normal birds in African grey parrot (n = 161), Amazon parrot (n = 71), and cockatiel (n = 54) categories by previously described methods.
4-13) In the avian literature, ovarian tumors, including adenocarcinomas, are common and have been reported in turkeys, (14) chickens, (15,16) guinea fowl, (17) pigeons (Columba livia), (18) canaries (Serinus canaria), 18 budgerigars, (19-21) cockatiels (Melopsittacus undulatus), (20,22) macaws, (22) cockatoos, (21) Amazon parrots, (20) African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus), (20) Eastern rosella (Platycercus eximius), (21) and other psittacine species.
The purpose of this study was to culture this ABV isolate and use it to challenge 2 healthy cockatiels to determine pathogenicity of this strain.
20) Attempts at surgical removal in 3 cockatiels with seminomas have been reported; one died during recovery from surgery.
Candidiasis is frequently encountered in avian medicine, especially in cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus), budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), and cockatoos.
COCKATIELS are very active birds and, more so than other members of the parrot family (psittacines), prefer the company of other cockatiels rather than being a solitary pet.
WILD cockatiels with their vivid yellow plumage are a common sight in Australia, but not something you would expect to see in the Welsh countryside.
Two fire crews spent an hour dealing with the blaze, but the cockatiels, in a cage in the lounge, died from smoke inhalation.
Three cockatiels and an albino rat were also killed in the break-in and police are investigating.
One of 2 commercially available complete cockatiel diets was assigned to 14 cockatiels (7 birds received each diet): diet A, a baked feed kibble composed of large particle ingredients that were exposed to dry heat applied in an oven; and diet B, an extruded feed kibble composed of small particle ingredients that were exposed to steam and pressure.
Meanwhile, bird keepers played mum to two newly-hatched cockatiels abandoned by their parents.