If you need parrot for fun, choose a young individual. The best age for normal adaptation to a new home will be 5-6-week-old chick. To make the bird faster to get used to, spend a lot of time with her. At this age in size parrot korella similar to adult, but color much paler. If you will not be able to communicate frequently, pick a male and female – so your pet will not be bored alone.
Watch corellas. If the parrot is sitting with his eyes closed, hunched on two legs – he's sick. A healthy bird is very active, bright eyes, fully open and have a round shape. Inspect the ears carefully lifting the small feather – external openings should not be traces of inflammation.
Touch the chest muscles parrot. At the well-fed and well-fed cockatiels thoracic skeleton is not detectable. If the bird is poorly fed, the muscles of the sternum atrophied, their sharp contour emerges through the tail. Do not select this parrot - defective diet affect health and lead to the development of diseases.
Look at the General condition of a covering of feathers: it must be homogeneous and without evidence of loss of bundles of feathers. If a loose fit and a noticeable feathers, the parrot infected with parasites. Alternately straighten each wing and make sure you have all flight and tail feathers. Inspect the anal opening: the coating should not be smeared with droppings, and if it blow, it will pop the skin without redness.
Parrots of this kind of floor is easily distinguished by the plumage. The main difference: the brightness of the feathers of the male and the dull colors of the females. A male can be "dressed" in dark olive feathers, head crest and yellow with red spots on the cheeks. The female is gray with a brownish tinge at the bottom of the calf and pale brown spots on the cheeks. However, the final coloration of the males Corella gets to 9-12 months.