French: Cacatoès de Ducorps German: Salomonenkakadu Spanish: Cacatúa de las Salomón
Other common names:
San Jorge, Solomon Islands
Solomon Is from Bougainville SE to Malaita and Guadalcanal.
30 cm; 360 g. White corella-type cockatoo, medium-crested, and with pink bases to head feathers; periophthalmic skin pale blue; bill and feet grey; sexes similar, but eye of... read more
Flight call is a fast succession of two or three short grating notes, “reh-reh” or “ryeh-eh-eh”,... read more
Found universally throughout forest, up to 1700 m in cloud forest.
Food and feeding
Eats fruits, seeds, blossom, leaf buds, epiphytes, large caterpillars and soft-bodied insects; raids native gardens, eating pawpaws and... read more
Until recently, unknown. Eleven nests with young, estimated to be 4–5 weeks old, recently found in Jun (3), Jul (5) and Aug (3).... read more
Not reported in large flocks, occurring mainly in pairs or groups of 5–10 individuals.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Present species is the only island cockatoo that has not been subjected to heavy trapping for the aviary trade. Precise information lacking... read more
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