Sulphur-crested cockatoo

Cacatua galerita

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One of the largest representatives of the cockatoo family with white-yellow color of the plumage. At the head of a yellow tuft of elongated feathers. The male has a black eye iris color of the female brown-red. The life expectancy in a natural environment for about 50 years in captivity to 80 years.

  • Feeding

    Flowers, buds, fruits, berries, tree buds, seeds, insects, green foliage of trees.

  • Habitat

    Palm and eucalyptus forests, savanna with tall trees, parks, gardens. They prefer to nest close to the water.

  • Interesting fact

    Sulphur-crested cockatoo great creeps up trees and flies very well, unlike other members of his clan.

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