Sākums Animals Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo


Sulphur-crested Cockatoo occurs in Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. The species is also introduced to New Zealand, Palau and Puerto Rico. The population is decreasing. The are no threats identified for the species.


■ Listed in Appendix II 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 galerita – Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

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