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It`s Time To Celebrate Cockatoos On Northern Parrots Cockatoo Day

Wednesday, 8th November 2017Written By Northern Parrots

We're celebrating Cockatoo Day on November 16th with special offers you won't want to miss. Plus read up on facts about Cockatoos and find out which products are available for the many different Cockatoo species.


Busy Beaks Cockatoo Rescue

Wednesday, 5th October 2016Written By Northern Parrots

Learn more about the work Busy Beaks Cockatoo Rescue do and how you can get in touch.


Kakatua Bulu Cockatoo Sanctuary

Wednesday, 28th September 2016Written By Northern Parrots

Learn more about the good work of the Kakatua Bulu Cockatoo Sanctuary and how you can get in touch.


Katala - Protecting the Red Vent Cockatoo - PART 2

Tuesday, 16th September 2014Written By Dot

Follow the rest of Dorothy Schwarz's visit to the Katala Foundation in the Philippines in Part 2 of her article.


Katala - Protecting the Red Vent Cockatoo - PART 1

Tuesday, 9th September 2014Written By Dot

I have read about projects and interviewed individuals involved with bird conservation but I had never visited a project in the field so I was thrilled when my dear friend Chris Shank from Oregon USA, a Cockatoo owner and trainer and ex-breeder for over thirty years, invited me to accompany her to visit the Katala Foundation in the Philippines.


Galah Fact Sheet

Monday, 2nd June 2014Written By Rosemary

Rosemary Low takes a look at how suitable the Galah Cockatoo is as a companion bird, with their tendency to be less nervous and more independent than the white Cockatoos.

Read on to find out more details on their care.


Cockatoo Research Project 2013 - Part 1

Thursday, 1st August 2013Written By Northern Parrots

Northern Parrots are pleased to announce that we will be supporting a 3 year PhD research project investigating the captive welfare and management of Cockatoos (Cacatua).

The project will be undertaken at the University of East Anglia, by Thomas Clark who specialises in behavioural ecology and conservation of Parrots


Moluccan Cockatoo Fact Sheet

Monday, 25th February 2013Written By Rosemary

Sweet, endearing with a charming character, Moluccan Cockatoos may seem like a wonderful choice as a pet Parrot, but as Rosemary Low explains, they and other species of White Cockatoos are anything but the ideal.

Read on to find out why...


Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Fact Sheet

Tuesday, 12th February 2013Written By Rosemary

These super intelligent Parrots with their fantastic antics and wonderful character can be extremely demanding companion birds.

Rosemary Low provides some background information about this species including where they originate from, how to identify the different sub species, suitability as pets and diet.


Umbrella Cockatoo Fact Sheet

Tuesday, 24th July 2012Written By Rosemary

Umbrella Cockatoos have long been a popular choice as a pet Parrot. But do they really makes such great pets?

Rosemary Low provides some background information on Umbrella Cockatoos and what it entails to care for these charismatic Parrots.


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