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Species profile—Cacatua galerita (sulphur-crested cockatoo)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Cacatuidae (cockatoos) → Cacatua galerita (sulphur-crested cockatoo)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Cacatuidae (cockatoos)
Scientific name
Cacatua galerita (Latham, 1790)
Common name
sulphur-crested cockatoo
WildNet taxon ID
1191
Alternate name(s)
white cockatoo
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1191

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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