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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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I am generally woken by my two cockateels Stewart and Richard who fly freely about the house.
I suggest a cockateel or other largebird, for it can better hold its own against your cat.
In the last 15 years, thousands of pets - including rabbits, goats, guinea pigs, snakes, monkeys and cockateels - have been cremated at Cranmore, Ireland's only pet crematorium.
I noticed she had started to get small scabs on her ears and thought they might be cancer, which the vet confirmed," added Mr Bennett, who also has a dog and two cockateels.