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A cinnamon cockatiel also goes by the tender names as the Cinnamon Tiel and the Isabelle cockatiel. Just like other mutation of cockatiel, they are short of having gray tint that is common in usual grey cockatiels. The warmth of the cinnamon color is enhanced with the yellow tails and heads. Their plumage’s color varies from balmy tannish-gray to chocolate brown.

The other exquisite variations of the cinnamon cockatiel are the cinnamon pearl cockatiels and cinnamon pied cockatiel. They are very popular species of parrots. Cockatiels are hardy, they have the capacity to easily breed and it can easily handle changes. Most pet owners prefer them over other birds since they are not as noisy as the other species. They are also even relaxed albeit when you leave them alone in their cage or area Cinnamon cockatiel as well as other cockatiel breeds, belongs to the parrot family because of their beak’s shape. They are also sometimes known as cockatoos with their tiny head crests. Conversely, cockatiels have lengthy tails than cockatoos. These tails make up almost half of their entire length. This quality gives them more resemblance to a parakeet.

Cinnamon cockatiel consumes nuts, veggies, sprouts, fruits, pellets and seeds. They need an airy cage wherein they spend quality time to fly here and there and play with their toys. They have developed as nomadic creatures, enduring diverse and rugged habitations. Cockatiels relentlessly move, changing locations along with the cyclic instability of food and water supply. This kind of habitation and the cockatiel’s adaptive approach made them fit as a pet.

The distinctive head crest of a cinnamon cockatiel erects when these birds are thrilled or stimulated. This will be one of the signals that you will notice and sometimes will find very amusing. Also, the crest seems to flatten when they are angry, defensive and meek. It is neither erect nor flat when they are in a normal state. As a pet owner, you should master these so that you can handle it well.

Similar to lutino cockatiel, cinnamon cockatiel is developed from mutations. They are one of the sex-recessive cockatiel mutations. The gene has an effect on their melanin pigment and impedes the gray and the black pigments but the pigment amount is not actually changed, just the coloring. Their brown pigment goes to their eyes, beak, legs, feet and feathers. The existence of yellow color in the chest and feathers is evident in males and female cinnamons.

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