cockatoo

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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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Key words: nutrition, plasma biochemical analysis, minerals, avian, psittacine, sulphur-crested cockatoo, Cacatua galerita, long-billed corella, Cacatua tenuirostris, galah, Eolophus roseicapilla
Cocky, a Greater Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, is white with a yellow plume and is worth about pounds 1,000.
Carboplatin administration in sulphur-crested cockatoos (Cacatua galerita): clinical observations.
At each place young readers expand their knowledge of Australian fauna with further creatures incidentally met, such as the rock wallabies and sulphur-crested cockatoos encountered among the rocks and the thorny devil on the hot desert sand.