Sākums Animals Salmon-crested Cockatoo

Salmon-crested Cockatoo

IUCN Red List: Vulnerable
EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme)

Salmon-crested Cockatoo is an endemic species of Indonesia. The population is decreasing. The major threats are poaching and habitat destruction.


■ Included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in 1988, listed as Vulnerable (VU) since 1994.
■ The species is managed under the EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme), currently it is coordinated by Mandai Wildlife Reserve, Singapore.
■ Listed in Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Psittaciformes – parrots
■ Family Cacatuidae – cockatoos
■ Species Cacatua moluccensis – Salmon-crested Cockatoo

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