With white fur, salmon-pink chest, magenta and little bit yellow crest, Major Mitchell is considered to be the most beautiful in Cockatoos. The average size and weight are 35cm and 0.5kg respectively. They can reach 75 years old in well-care and good captive environment.
Major Mitchell is close to its owner, and famous for its loyalty. They are smart, attractive and friendly when fed, till they grow up, they need more interaction with owner to fully develop in mental health. Because Major Mitchell needs much care from its onwer, it is suitable for experienced trainers. In addition, Major Mitchell is very active, so you should let it out of cage at least 3-4h a day for relaxing. Toys are essential for their hobby: biting and nibbling.
Nutrition: Major Mitchell’s foods are seeds, nuts, vegetable, canned foods for parrots or some foods for human. However, Cockatoos can gain weight easily. Hence, the fat in sunflower seed and other oil-contained seeds to prevent fat tumor diseases.
- Color: white, pink, red
- Length: 35 cm
- Weight: 500g
- Life span: 75 years
- Adulthood: 3-5 years old