Citron-Crested Cockatoo

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Citron-Crested Cockatoo 

SPECIES: Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata  

STATUS: Critically Endangered

HABITAT: Citron Crested Cockatoos live along forest edges.

DIET: Consist of nuts, seeds, berries, fruits, and occasionally flower blossoms.

GENERAL: The Citron-Crested Cockatoo gets between 13-15 inches high, and are actually quiet compared to most other cockatoos, and live up to 75 years. These cockatoos are subspecies of the Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoos and only live on the island of Sumba in Indonesia.

Due to habitat destruction these birds and other species of cockatoos are highly endangered and are listed on the CITES list. (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species).

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