French: Cacatoès aux yeux bleus German: Brillenkakadu Spanish: Cacatúa oftálmica
P. L. Sclater
Solomon Islands = New Britain
New Britain; prehistorically probably also in New Ireland and on Mussau (St Matthias Group)#R.
44–50 cm; 500–570 g. White cockatoo with bases of head feathers and undersurfaces of wings and tail suffused yellow; large backward-curving yellow crest feathers... read more
Series of screaming notes, ending with a downward inflection, given while perched, and gull-like... read more
Inhabits lowland tropical rainforest, partially cleared areas and small-scale mixed agroforests up... read more
Food and feeding
No information available, but probably feeds on arboreal fruits (particularly figs Ficus), nuts and seeds. Recent surveys recorded... read more
Until recently, very few data from the wild, other than that nests are in tree hollows. Thirteen nests found during surveys in late 1990s... read more
Usually seen flying above the canopy in pairs; may congregate in flocks of 10–20 birds, more... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Very little known of this species in the wild; population estimated at c.10,000 mature individuals within an overall range of 19,700 km2. In late 1990s... read more
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