Avian Companions 

Moluccan Cockatoos 

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Moluccan Cockatoo-Cacatua Moluccensis

Size-Ranges from 20 to 24 inches

Weight-840 to 890 or more grams

Description-Large Salmon Colored bird with rounded orange feathers for the crest.

Origin-Indonesia:Central Moluccan Islands-Seram, Saparua, Haruku.

Pet Quality-The Moluccan Cockatoo is the most affectionate and loving of all the cockatoo species , but they are not for the average person. They require attention just as a child would and if that attention is not recieved then problems can develop such as , Screeming and feather picking. You have not lived until you are in the same room with a Moluccan and it screems!! This bird is highly Intelligent (As are all Cockatoos) and loves their human pets!

Status-Critically Endangered






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