Salmon-crested Cockatoo

About the Salmon-crested Cockatoo
Also known as: Moluccan Cockatoo, Rose Cackatoo

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.

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