Cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus is a species of parrot in the Cacatuidae family. It is found in Australia, but is a popular pet worldwide.
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.
^BirdLife International (2008). "Nymphicus hollandicus". 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
^Forshaw, Joseph M.; Cooper, William T. (1981) [1973, 1978]. Parrots of the World (corrected second ed.). T. F. H. Publications, Inc. ISBN0-87666-959-3.Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
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