Sākums Animals White Cockatoo

White Cockatoo

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

White Cockatoo is an endemic species of Indonesia. The species is also introduced to Taiwan. 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 Endangered (EN) since 2013.
■ The species is managed under the EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme). Currently it is coordinated by Sosto Zoo.
■ 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 alba – White Cockatoo

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