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Yellow-crested Cockatoo

An exuberant bird

Yellow-crested Cockatoo
origin:Timor-Leste and Indonesia
life expectancy:40 years
scientific name:Cacatua sulphurea
family:Psittacidae
dimensions:30 to 35 cm
compatibility: goodsinging ability: not very melodiousloudiness: very loud
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History [ edit ]

This cockatoo is from Timor-Leste and Indonesia. Although they were once considered a pest because they eat crops and nest in fields, they are now critically endangered specie in the wild. The number of wild Yellow-Crested Cockatoos has been rapidly decreasing due to its capture for illegal trading, responsible for the decrease of 80% of wild specimens.
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Temperament [ edit ]

These are active birds, especially in the morning. They need space and toys so they don’t get destructives. They are gentle birds, often called “apartment sized”, but they are also known for the harsh screeches that they release frequently, w