Black Palm Cockatoo for Sale
Buy Black Palm Cockatoo, avail the opportunity to own a lovely black Palm Cockatoo at an affordable price. This beautiful little Black Palm Cockatoo is absolutely lovely, hand reared, loves to spend time with their human owners and can learn to do new tricks. This friendly and affectionate bird comes with all health records and can be shipped within the State and Canada. We also have the following cockatoos for sale available; Best Moluccan Cockatoo (Salmon Crested Cockatoo), Rose-Breasted Galah Cockatoos, Major Mitchell Cockatoo, Red Tailed Black Cockatoo, Red Vented Cockatoo, Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo, Umbrella Cockatoo, Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo and many others.
All Buy Black Palm Cockatoo birds purchased through our site is covered with at least a 30-day health guarantee by the Bird Breeder. If you have questions about what is covered, please view the Law associated with your state.
Within 30 days of purchasing your new Birdie, you must take him/her to a licensed veterinarian for an examination. If the veterinarian determines, within 30 days of purchase, that your Bird is clinically ill or will die from an injury sustained or illness likely to have been contracted on or before the date of sale and delivery, you have the following options:
- Return the Bird for a complete refund.
- Return the Bird for a replacement Bird of equal value.
- Retain the Bird and receive reimbursement for reasonable veterinary fees, not exceeding the purchase price.
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The black palm cockatoo is the largest of the cockatoo species, It is a brilliant and social bird popular as pets all across the world and is a native of North Queensland in Australia and the island of New Guinea in the Pacific. It is easy to recognize this bird from its unique traits like In the middle of the bird’s beak and its eye, there’s a red colored bare skin patch that extends to the cheek.
The black palm cockatoo requires a firm training from the owner. And is advisable to be owned mostly by experienced bird owners. Because black palm cockatoos are such needy parrots, they can quickly become screamers and feather pluckers. If you spend a few hours with your bird every day, he may scream every minute you’re not around her. The Black palm cockatoo should not be left to be alone for more than eight hours a day. This bird species is not the perfect if you have regular obligations outside of the home for long periods.
This is one of the very rare bird species that will use tools the male black palm will use a large stick to “drum” against a hollow tree before choosing the perfect spot to nest. This drumming is hard enough that it can be heard for up to 100 yards. When the stick breaks, it becomes part of the new nest. The black palm cockatoos have different types of sounds they make to communicate with each other, a harsh and loud scream is a call for help when they are scared and they will call to one another as the sun rises. They can also whistle, grunts and cry. Each of the signals allows them to stay in contact with or to locate one another.
Care and Feeding
Because of its size, one should take very good care when handling a black palm cockatoo bird, the birds requires a very large cage with enough space ford flight and play. The cage should be at least 10 feet long, 6 feet wide, and 6 feet high. The black palm cockatoo loves to shower and should regularly get the opportunity to get wet. Black palm cockatoo usually feed very early in the morning and enjoy meals like nuts, palm fruits, eucalyptus tree bark and tree seeds, their jaws are so strong that it can crap open any nut.
This bird specie like any other cockatoo bird can get obese, the owner of the bird should make sure to supervise what the bird eats, regular pellets should be added into the menu along with some fresh fruits and vegetables. The black palm cockatoo is an outgoing bird and needs regular exercise to maintain a good health condition. This bird specie should be allowed for about 3 to 4 yours outside of their cage to play, stretch their feathers and bod with you.
Color and Marking
The black palm bird has a very dark, smoky gray color that is different from that of other cockatoo bird species. This bird is a monomorphic species and it is hard to separate a male black palm from the female if put together. This unique colored Cockatoo birds have bright red patches of bare skin on their cheeks that changes colors when the black palm bird is excited.
Breeding Black Palm Cockatoo
The black palm cockatoo lay just two eggs after every two years and it is difficult to breed them. When it is time to mate, both parents move towards each other with their wings fully extended, the male bird whistles loud and bow its head up and down a couple of times before mating and the color of its face will become deep red. Breeding usually happens within tree hollows, which are often look like standing pipes. Fires play an important role in the destruction and creation of nest hollows. Fire makes it easy for the colonization of microorganisms and termites, which enter the tree and start hollowing out the inside.
The Life Span
The black palm cockatoo is said to live between 40 to 50 years in the wild, but is capable of living up to 100 years in captivity. Owning a black palm cockatoo will me a live time commitment due to the life span of these birds and they are known to mate for a very longtime.
Size and Weight of Black Palm Cockatoo
The buy black palm cockatoo is estimated to be at 55 to 66 cm long equivalent to 22 to 24 inches and weigh between 912 to 1200 grams. The male has a larger jaw than the female. The bill is normal since the lower and upper mandibles do not meet for much of its length, making it easy for the tongue to hold a nut against the top mandible while the lower mandible works to open it.