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cockatoo

a group of birds in the family Psittacidae, characterized by a topknot of erectile feathers. Includes the Kakatoe and Microglossus genera. There are many species with different colors.

cockatoo beak and feather disease
see psittacine beak and feather disease.
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The recovered cockatoo has been sent to children park.
According to a huge banner outside, The Cockatoo is also "the home of chicken piri piri".
Alice Auersperg, the manager of the Goffin Lab who was also one of the experimenters, said that interestingly and just opposite to human toddlers the cockatoos had more problems solving the Piagetian invisible displacements than the transposition task with which children struggle until the age of four.
This report describes the clinical course and pathologic findings in a Goffin's cockatoo with communicating hydrocephalus.
The Rev Dave Tomlin blessed the animals which also included cats, dogs, insects and a cockatoo.
A PILOT project which has seen children make friends with a fox cub, a barn owl and a cockatoo could be extended to other schools.
Staff members from the Cockatoo Mitigation Project of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) were instrumental in coordinating access to birds in the field, and their input is gratefully acknowledged.
The pensioner feared he would never see Cocky Proctor again, after the cockatoo was snatched from his home.
05, but Cockatoo showed the greater resolution to run out a determined winner.
And have you heard about the Australian sulphur-crested cockatoo, kept by the Countess of Harewood, near Harrogate, which spoke in a broad Yorkshire accent and greeted visitors with "'ello, luv.
A RARE Goffini [corr] cockatoo worth pounds 800 was stolen by pet-shop burglars at 1am yesterday in Howlbeck Road, Guisborough.
Brazen smash and grab thieves have stolen a rare pounds 800 cockatoo from a pet shop.