cockatiels for sale Cockatiels along with budgerigars are the least expensive and easiest birds to obtain.
Usually parent reared they can be tamed easily and make delightful first time pets with the added advantage they don’t screech like so many larger cousins. A hand-reared cockatiel will cost slightly more.
Cockatiels talking and training
Cockatiels prefer to sing and whistle rather than talk but male cockatiels can often produce a few words in human language.
They harness train easily and can therefore go outside with you. Indeed, some carers are now free flying cockatiels. I would not do so because of the risk of avian predators like crows or hawks. British Shorthair