Cacatua (Cacatua) galerita (Latham, 1790)

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

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The Sulphur-crested Cockatoo is a large white cockatoo with bright yellow crest. It is the largest white cockatoo in Australia. These cockatoos are sold in the pet trade and can be kept as a pet in large cage or aviary. source: OZ Animals

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Record a Sighting


Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (