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The Umbrella Cockatoo
Cacatua alba

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This wonderful species sometimes called the love sponge has white plumage along with a white feathered crest.. Generally the length is 17 to 18 inches. The legs, feet and beak are black. The eye ring is white with a hint of blue. In males the iris is dark brown to black. Red to reddish in brown in females.The tail and undersides of the flight are fused with yellow.The love a Cockatoo gives has no bounds. Handfed babies make excellent pets and are very intelligent. They were imported from  Indonesia. Currently there are no more imports. Some species are endangered. A domestic Cockatoo can be expected with good care and proper feeding to live 70 to 80 years or more.

Goffin's Cockatoos
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A Goffin's Cockatoo makes a wonderful pet. They don't seem to be as demanding or loud as the rest of the species.
They are about 12 to 13 inches in height with white feathers and head feathers being tinged with pink. The undersides of the tail and wings are yellowish, and the eye ring is naked.
The female cockatoos have a dark reddish brown iris, the males have a black.
They can be located on the Tanimbar Island of Indonesia


Moluccan Cockatoo

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The Moluccan was one of the first to go on the "endangered list" some years ago. They are affectionate and cuddly with some talking ability.The Moluccan Cockatoo Can become very attached to it's owner.It is one of the largest Cockatoo species. The colors range from white to peach.
Moluccans have a reputation of screamers but this does not have to be if you train them from babyhood to entertain themselves and provide toys for their inquisitiveness and intelligence. These birds are very smart and learn tricks easily. A pet Moluccan can be a constant source of entertainment and love.

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