Cockatiel Diet. A Cockatiel in the wild feeds on nourishing green plants leaves buds springs shoots blossoms and stems. Like budgies which are found in the same areas cockatiels are ground feeders.
Majority of the diet consists of fibrous green foods. Proteins from vegetable stuff and fats are not enough to enrich its diet. Their food of choice are seeds.
Then supplement its diet with fresh fruits and vegetables to ensure that your bird gets enough vitamins and minerals.
30 vegetables and fruits. Cockatiels diet is mainly sunflower seeds millet canary seed wheat peanuts husked unhusked oats small amounts of hemp and a few others. Their food of choice are seeds. Like budgies which are found in the same areas cockatiels are ground feeders.