Sulphur crested Cockatoo

Habitat and Distribution (where they are found in the wild)
The sulphur-crested cockatoo is found all through the eastern states of Australia, and along the northern coast, Tasmania and parts of South Australia and Western Australia. It is one of the best known of all Australian birds. It is a type of parrot.

Appearance
The bird is white, with a bright yellow crest that curves forward when it is opened. When closed, it forms a yellow plume at the back of the bird’s head. The underside of the wings and tail are pale yellow. The strong curved beak is black. The sulphur-crested cockatoo is large, about 49 cm long, including tail. Males and females look alike.

Sulphur crested Cockatoo

Sulphur crested Cockatoo

Sulphur crested Cockatoo

Sulphur crested Cockatoo
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