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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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There was little evidence of variation by sex within a species, with the only significant difference being mean glucose values higher in male than in female SC cockatoos (P = .
This includes working with orchardists who are taking innovative measures to protect their harvest, such as the use of netting which does not impact cockatoos, and the development of on-ground conservation through voluntary management agreements with landholders.
Nevertheless, in contrast to apes, which find single swaps easier than double the cockatoos perform equally in both conditions.
But it seems she was only a one-hit wonder as Green told People magazine that he would be accompanied by a salmon-hued Moluccan cockatoo named Lady, in the next season.
WITH just four remaining feathers, Oscar the cockatoo is hardly the prettiest bird on the block.
In Western Australia, a number of Carnaby's black cockatoos are released back into the wild each year after being treated for injuries from vehicles and shooters.
Keepers at the site in Edgbaston said they were becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of the citron-crested cockatoos, named Elvis and Priscilla.
The birds stolen were two pairs of parrots, a pair of cockatoos and a pair of Amazons.
Elvis and Priscilla, a pair of Sumba Less Island Cockatoos, were taken from the Birmingham Nature Centre, on Pershore Road in Edgbaston, between 6pm on Friday and 7.
Cockatoos are very sensitive and he would have been terrified when the thieves broke in and rushed him out of the shop.
They are divided into groups such as cockatoos, lories, lovebirds, macaws, and parakeets.
In mitigation defence lawyers argued that cockatoos were so numerous in Australia they were treated as vermin by farmers.