Avian Companions Quiz
Choose the correct answer for each question.
What is the shaft of the feather called?
What is a Cockatoo Saying when he Strikes his Foot on the Pearch?
My Foot Itches!
This is my Territory-Get Out!
What Foot do Cockatoos usually Eat with?
How much Sleep does a Cockatoo Require?
How often should you bathe your Cockatoo?
At Least Two Good Soakings per Week
Light Mist once a Week
When a Cockatoo Quivers when you are Snuggling with it, What does this Mean?
I am Cold!
I want to Mate with you!
What is a Cockatoo Saying when His Crest is Raised and Wings are Extended?
I'm Hot! I need to Cool off!
I am Really Excited!
When a Cockatoo has his Wings, Tail Feathers, Crest errected and hops around making funny sounds-What does this mean?
I've gone Nuts!
When a Cockatoo Bobs up and down on a perch-What does this mean?
I can't get my Balance right!
I am Showing off and want attention!
When a Cockatoo Paces back and forth on a Perch-What does this mean?
I am Nervous!
I am getting exercise!
When a Cockatoo Grinds his beak at bedtime-What does this mean?
I am relaxed and ready to go to bed.
I have something stuck on my beak!
When a Cockatoo extends all of his feathers and shakes hard-What is this called?
When you Sketch a Cockatoo-What does this mean?
Make a Picture!
A good scratch around the neck area!
What is the number one sign of a sick bird?
Puffed Feathers, Discharge, Not Eating
How often should you have your bird Vet Checked?
At least once a year
Whenever he looks sick
What is a Primary on a Cockatoo?
What is a Cockatoos Neck Called?
What are a Cockatoo's Nostrils Called?
What are Cockatoo Contours?
Feathers on the Legs
Smaller Feathers Located all over the body of the Cockatoo
What is a Crop?
A large Field
Holding Area for food dispersal
What is a Cockatoos Stomach Called?
Proventriculus and Ventriculus
Ileum and Duodenum
How are Cockatoos Classified in the Bird World?
All of them are Parrots!
A Cockatoo is Cacatuinae with three tribes of Calyptorhynchini, Cacatuini and Calopsittacini!
What is the Cockatoos Beak called?
Upper and Lower Joints
Upper and Lower Mandibles
What Eye Color does a Mature Female Have?
Usually Reddish Brown
What Eye Color does a Mature Male Cockatoo Have?
Usually Reddish Brown
Who is the Oldest Living Cockatoo recorded?
Sydney the Sulphur Crested at 85 years
Cocky Bennett the Sulphur Crested at 120 years
Can Cockatoo's Display Emotions?
Yes! In "Cockatoo Language" of course!
No! They are just animals with "No Feelings"
What is an indicator that a Cockatoo is in good health?
Lack of "Powder Dust
Tons of "Powder Dust
Is it okay to have Cats around birds?
Yes! As long as they are watched!
No! Cats saliva alone can kill a bird!
What do Cockatoo Cheek Feathers do?
Cover the Beak, no other birds can do this!
Keep their Cheeks warm!