Buy Goffins Cockatoo
Buy Goffins Cockatoo. Goffin’s cockatoos are not shy birds. Like a typical cockatoo, most enjoy being held and petted, and are friendly and sociable.
Goffin’s can also be a bit mischievous and are quick learners. Don’t be surprised to find that your Goffin’s cockatoo quickly learns to open the cage after seeing you unlatch the lock.
Also called the Tanimbar corella, the Goffin’s cockatoo is the smallest of the white cockatoos, and are about 12 inches long from head to tail.
It is most likely to be mistaken for a bare-eyed cockatoo (or little corella) because of their similar appearance.
Goffin’s are mainly white with salmon-colored feathers around the eyes and beak, and the deeper feathers in the crest and around the neck are also salmon colored. The undersides of the Goffin’s wing and tail feathers have a yellowish tinge.
Goffin’s cockatoo as a pet
It is possible to keep this species of cockatoo as a pet, but it can be troublesome at times. This is because this species can become really fixated on one human and really agressive to all other people. When a Goffin’s cockatoo is not properly socialized and tamed when young, it won’t become very tame. Don’t let the size of this bird fool you either; they are excellent screamers. This species is one of the few species reported to scream even in the night.
Of course every bird is unique and there are plenty of affectionate goffini’s that can be friendly to strangers. When a Goffin’s cockatoo has grown attached to his owner or the people in the family, it can bring a lot of joy to the family, for example by behaving like an hyperactive clown. Usually they are very active in “dancing”, screaming, talking and biting in things. For a cockatoo this species is pretty good in imitating sounds and speech.