The Umbrella Cockatoo is a white parrot endemic to some islands of Indonesia. If surprised it extends a huge and striking umbrella-shaped crest. These amazing birds can live to over 80 years of age!
White Cockatoos, as they are also known, are classified as Endangered as of November 2014, with a decreasing population trend. Its numbers in the wild are in decline due to habitat loss and illegal trapping.
From IUCN Red List: The Umbrella Cockatoo is listed as Endangered
on the IUCN Red List and was last assessed in 2013 by BirdLife International. This species has undergone a rapid population decline, principally owing to unsustainable levels of exploitation, and declines are predicted to become very rapid in the future based on projected future rates of forest loss along with continued pressure from illegal trade. It has therefore been uplisted to Endangered.
Vithuvad Kakadua, Vittofskakadua, Albakakadua
The parrots, parakeets, macaws, conures and cockatiels in this image flock together to make up a heart to wish you Happy Valentine's Day!
The birds featured in this design are: African Grey Parrot; ... more