- Calidris alba
- Plovers & Shorebirds
The Salmon-crested Cockatoo is the largest of the white cockatoos. It has beautiful white-pink features and a large retractable crest which reveals bright red-orange plumes when excited or to frighten potential attackers.
These birds are also known as Moluccan Cockatoos, and they are endemic to South Moluccas, an island of Indonesia. There they live in lowland forests. Moluccan Cockatoos are an endangered species. Numbers have declined due to illegal trapping and habitat loss.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 01 November 2008|
|Scientific Name||Cacatua moluccensis|
|Birdorable Family||Parrots & Parakeets|
(as of 30 March 2017)