Avian Companions 

Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo 


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Lesser SulphurCrested Cockatoo-Cacatua sulphurea sulphurea

Size-From 12 to 13 inches

Weight-300 to 350 grams

Description-Smallest in the "SulphurCresteds" white bird with a yellow crest, suffused yellow amoung all body feathers, yellow ear patches, and yellow on the undersides of the wings and tail.

Origin-Indonesia, Celebes,Muna, Butung, Tukangbesi, Djampea, Kalao, Kalaotoa, Madu, Kayuadi, Salembu Besar, Lesser Sunda Islands, Lambok, Rinco, Sumbawa, Flores, Nosea Penida, Semau, Timor, Pantar and Alor.

Pet Quality- The Lesser SulphurCrested Cockatoo can be a delightfull pet if trained properly. This Cockatoo tends to bond to one person only, and can be nervous. They are very intelligent and can do a variety of tricks. Some can speak well, but have a limited vocabulary.






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