Cacatua galerita (CACATUIDAE) Sulphur-crested Cockatoo


The Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita is one of the larger and more widespread of Australia’s cockatoos. Typically these birds will weigh around 800 grams. In most cases, male birds can be distinguished from females with their almost black eyes, whereas the female has a more red-brown coloured eye.
Photo: Mark Crocker

In Acacia Fimbriata

Their distinctive raucous call can be very loud. It is meant to travel through the forest environments in which they live, including tropical and subtropical rainforests.
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In Acacia Fimbriata 2

These birds are naturally curious creatures, as well as very intelligent. They have adapted very well to European settlement in Australia and live in many urban areas. SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA

 Photo: Mark Crocker