Avian Companions 

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo 

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Greater Sulphurcrested Cockatoo-Cacatua Galerita Galerita

Size-Ranges from 19 to 21 inches

Weight-780 to 880 grams

Description-Large white bird with a curved yellow crest and yellow on the undersides of the wings and tail.


Pet Quality-The Greater Sulphurcrested Cockatoo makes an excellant pet for anyone that knows their ways! This is not a bird for someone that does not understand Cockatoos. It can be demanding and loud. They are full of Character, can be cuddly to their favorite person, and are Highly intelligent.

Status-Common in Australia

Subspecies-Their are four other subspecies listed on seperate pages:

Triton Cockatoo

Elenora Cockatoo

Citron Crested Cockatoo

Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

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