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Lutino Cockatiel - Cockatiel Nymphicus Hollandicus Bird

Lutino Cockatiel Cockatiel

Notable traits of the Lutino Cockatiel Bird: Cockatiel (Nymphicus Hollandicus)
Latin Name: Nymphicus Hollandicus
Common Name: Lutino Cockatiel
Description: The Lutino Cockatiel is a spectacularly beautiful bird. It is yellow - white bird with bright orange cheek patches and red eyes. The lutino gene is known as a sex-linked recessive gene. It prevents the production of the black/gray colors, the melanin pigment, that is found in a normal Grey Cockatiel.
Gender Determination: After months to a year the females reatain dots under the wings the males do not This can only be figured out after the first moult
Trainability: Easily tranined when young
Length: 12 inches (30 cm)
Average Lifespan: 20 years
Average Weight: 90-120 g
Song: Males and females can learn to whistle tunes, and short songs
Diet: Pellets, Fruit, Veggies, with some seed treats and spray millet
Housing: 24 length by 18 high and 18 wide.
Loudness: Can be melodious and chatty in the home.
Talking Ability: Can learn to speak a few words.
Breeding Notes: Cockatiel breeding can be a very rewarding experience. Cockatiels will readily nest provided they have a nest box and some material to construct the nest from. They lay one egg every other day until they have laid about 4 to 7 eggs. The incubation period is 17 - 22 days. After hatching the young birds will open their eyes at 9 days of age.

After about 18 days the orange cheek patch will appear on the babies. At about 30 days they will look like adult birds, and will fledge at about 35 days of age.
Mutations: Pied or White Face
Age of Maturity: 1
Breeding Life: 15
Nest: 12 by 8 by 12 inches
Breeding Aviculture: Often Easy
Average Clutch Size: 4-7
Habitat: The Lutino is a strain developed by breeders and is not seen in the wild.
References: SeedPelletToy
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