Avian Companions

Goffin Cockatoo

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Goffin's Cokatoo-Cacatua goffini

Size-12 inches

Weight-300 grams

Description-White with pink on lores with yellow suffusion under wings and tailfeathers. Crest is a short helmet shape. Beak is bone colored.

Origin-Indonesia, Tanimbar Islands-Jamdena, Foradate and Selaru. Also on Tual in the Kai Islands.

Pet Quality-Hand reared birds make good pets, but others are restless and destructive and independent and do not do well in confinement. They are less likely to become affectionate such  as an Umbrella.






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