Cockatiel

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Cockatiel
Female domesticated Cockatiel.
Female domesticated Cockatiel.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Cacatuoidea
Family: Cacatuidae
Genus: Nymphicus
Wagler, 1832
Species: N. hollandicus
Binomial name
Nymphicus hollandicus
Kerr, 1792

Cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus is a species of parrot in the Cacatuidae family. It is found in Australia, but is a popular pet worldwide.

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It is a medium-sized, slim bird with a long, strongly graduated tail. The wings are long and pointed and the wings are long and the bill is small and narrow.[2]

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2008). "Nymphicus hollandicus". 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
  2. ^ Forshaw, Joseph M. (1981) [1973, 1978]. Parrots of the World (corrected second ed.). T. F. H. Publications, Inc. ISBN 0-87666-959-3. {{cite book}}: Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)

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