Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

Latin Name

Cacatua sulphurea

Description

Large white bird with the definitive cockatoo crest. Lesser sulphur crests are small, have yellow crests & cheek patches, and their Latin name is Cacatua sulphurea. Citron crested cockatoos are a subspecies of the lesser; they have the orange crest & cheek patches.

Length

12 Inches

Sexing

The males have darker eyes than females.

Origin

Australia

Trainability

These birds can be taught to talk and whistle. They can also be taught tricks. Although they aren't as good speakers as African Greys, they can speak.

Loudness

Has a very loud call.

Pricing

Prices are usually $1600 - $2000 in USA. $50 in Australia.