Umbrella Cockatoo or Great White Cockatoo or White Crested Cockatoo

Latin Name

Cacatua Alba

Description

Large white bird. The white crest is very large and white. Small females weigh as little as 400g, and large males as much as 700g.

Length

20 Inches

Sexing

The female cockatoos have a dark reddish brown iris, the males have a black (although there have been exceptions to this generalization).

Origin

Found on the Moluccan islands of Indonesia.

Trainability

The Umbrella is very friendly bird.

Loudness

They are quiet for the most part, but do have a loud call.

Pricing

Prices are usually $800 - $1400.