The Moluccan Cockatoo(also known as the Pink Fronted, Salmon Fronted, or Salmon Crested Cockatoo) is an amazingly beautiful bird that is affectionate, and loves to cuddle. Though they’re known for being very clingy, and extremely loud if not trained correctly
The Moluccan Cockatoo from beak to tail is 20 inches. They tend to be a tinged pink or salmon color that is more prevalent on their chest, and wings. They also have a black beak.
Moluccan Cockatoos are very loving, and compassionate companion birds that love to snuggle, and cuddle. This is a wonderful quality in a companion bird, but Moluccan Cockatoos are also an extremely demanding companion birds. They will go everywhere, and do everything with you if able or given the opportunity. Moluccan Cockatoos are not great talkers, but are extremely intelligent. They can be trained easily to do tricks, and pick things up quickly. If not handled or trained properly these personality traits can drastically change when they reach sexual maturity (picture a rebellious 16 year old in bird form).
Moluccan Cockatoos are not for inexperienced or first time bird owners. They need an owner who has plenty of time to spend with them.
They live 70 years, and some even older due to modern healthier diets, exercise, and mental stimulation. Moluccan Cockatoos are not a parrot for first time bird owners, and a lot of thought, and consideration should go into the idea of getting one for a companion bird