Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

The Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) is an Australian native bird with a body up to 50 centimetres long. Its body is white and it has a sulphur-yellow crest on the head. They breed in hollows in old growth trees. They make loud harsh noises and can be heard from a distance.

The Sulphur-crested Cockatoo’s diet is one of a herbivore, and will be found in forests, grasslands as well as urban areas.

They are considered locally abundant and are not on any endangered lists.

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua galerita, Lorne

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua galerita, Lorne

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua galerita, Lorne – Photographed along the bank of the Erskine River

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua galerita, Lorne – Erskine River

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