Checklist supplies

So you decided to buy a cockatoo. What do you need to have in your house to take your bird in? This is what you need for an adult cockatoo:

  • Cage or aviary
  • Bedding for on the floor of the cage / aviary
  • Wooden perches
  • Water dish
  • Food dish
  • Toys
  • Food (basic dry food, fresh food and nuts)
  • Phone number of a veterinarian specialized in birds

For a baby cockatoo you also need formula, a spoon to feed it with and a heated nest.

An Umbrella cockatoo male