Sulfur-crested Cockatoo

Cacatua galerita

This cockatoo lives in eastern and south-eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Females can be distinguished from males by their brownish eyes, while male eyes are darker brown to black. They reach a length of 44 cm (17.5 in). They live in pairs or flocks of up to 30 individuals, and feed on seeds, fruits, flowers, and insects & their larvae.

The above picture was taken at the Attica Zoological Park, in Athens, Greece, in June 2007.

Genus Cacatua
Subfamily Cacatuinae
Family Cacatuidae
Order Psittaciformes
Class Aves
Subphylum Vertebrata
Phylum Chordata
Kingdom Animalia
Life on Earth