There are many cockatoo species, but the most common species seen at home are the Moluccan, Goffin, Umbrella, Sulphur Crested (greater and lesser), and Bare Eyed Cockatoos. The smaller cockatoos are Goffin Cockatoo and Sulphur Crested Cockatoo, while the larger cockatoos included the Umbrella, Moluccan, and Bare Eyed Cockatoos. With proper care, cockatoos can be expected to live for about 80 years or more. Cockatoos are lively and affectionate birds. They are quite “cuddly” and bond very well humans. They do have pretty good speech capabilities.