Umbrella cockatoo (Cacatua alba)
|Also known as:||white cockatoo|
|Spanish:||Cacatúa Alba, Cacatúa Blanca|
- Endemic to Indonesia, the umbrella cockatoo is only found on the North Maluku islands.
- The umbrella cockatoo is usually seen in pairs, although groups of up to 50 may roost together at night.
- The umbrella cockatoo is named after its fan-shaped crest.
- Known to feed on mainly fruit, the umbrella cockatoo also eats insects, nuts and seeds.
Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List 2007 (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).
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