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Greater Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

Cacatua galerita

  1. Not Evaluated
  2. Data Deficient
  3. Least Concern
  4. Near Threatened
  5. Vulnerable
  6. Endangered
  7. Critically Endangered
  8. Extinct in the Wild
  9. Extinct

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Experience Woburn Safari Park’s free flying bird demonstration, see these magnificent parrots soaring and swooping in the Birds in Action Amphitheatre. Learn about these intelligent birds, how they adapt and survive in the wild.

East coast of Australia, extending along the northern coast and across the seas into Papua New Guinea.
Open woodland and forest areas.
Length 50 cm
700-950 grams
Up to 60 years
Birds are routinely persecuted as crop pests.
Pepe Star Greater Cockatoo

Meet Pepe the Cockatoo

Pepe is a Greater Sulphur Crested Cockatoo which are native to Australia; he is by far our cheekiest bird. Pepe is still very young for a parrot - they can live up 60 years old, or even longer!