Galah

About the Galah

Also known as: Rose-breasted Cockatoo, Galah Cockatoo, Roseate Cockatoo, Pink and Grey, Willock

The Galah, also known as the Rose-breasted Cockatoo or Pink and Grey, is widespread parrot in Australia, where it can be commonly seen in the bush as well as urban areas such as Perth and Melbourne. Galahs nest in tree cavities and are with their partner for life. In captivity they can live to reach the age of 70 to 80 years.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 20 July 2009
Scientific Name
Eolophus roseicapilla
  • Psittaciformes
  • Cacatuidae
  • Eolophus
  • E. roseicapilla
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 28 November 2017)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List

International Names

Chinese 粉红凤头鹦鹉
Czech Kakadu Růžový
Danish Rosakakadu
Dutch Roze Kaketoe
Finnish Ruusukakadu
French Cacatoès Rosalbin
German Rosakakadu
Italian Cacatua Pettorosa
Japanese モモイロインコ (Momoiroinko)
Norwegian Rosenkakadu
Polish Kakadu Rózowa
Russian Розовый какаду
Spanish Cacatúa Galah
Swedish Rosenkakadua
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