Project Description

Yellow-Crested Cockatoo

Cacatua sulphurea

Animal Class: Birds

Length: 12.8 inches

Weight: 10.8-13.3 ounces

Life Span: 40-60 years

Diet: Eats seeds, fruit, berries, flowers, and nuts.

Habitat: Found in forest edge, woodland, farmland, coconut palms, semi-arid areas and forest

Yellow-crested cockatoos are notable for their bright yellow crests, which slope in a frontal direction. The undersides of their tails and wings are also yellowish. Yellow-crested cockatoos are usually 13 to 14 inches in length, according to BirdLife International. Other noteworthy features of these birds include grayish feet, black beaks and pale blue coloring surrounding their eyes. Youngsters closely resemble fully mature yellow-crested cockatoos.

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