(Nymphicus hollandicus )
Status: Common.Range: Naturally found in Australia.Habitat: Arid or semi-arid country, but always close to water. They are largely nomadic and will travel to find food and water.Food: Seeds, nuts, berries, and grains.Reproduction: Mature males have solid coloring under their tail feathers, while mature females will have horizontal barring. Pair bonding is very strong and they may mate for life. Females can lay 3 to 9 eggs which they incubate for an average of 18-20 days.Facts: This parrot is the smallest member of the cockatoo family, and their crest helps to express their emotional state. They have a long, pointed tail that takes up half of their body length, and have been known to live up to 25 years in human care. A variety of colors and patterns have been bred in captivity, but in the wild they are primarily grey with the males having generally brighter yellow heads.