Salmon-crested Cockatoo at Hamilton Zoo
A small flock of six salmon-crested cockatoos.
I worked with them daily for 3.5 years at the original Parrot Jungle and Gardens.
The Salmon-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis) also known as the Moluccan Cockatoo, is a cockatoo endemic to the south Moluccas in eastern Indonesia. At a height of up to 46–52 cm and weight of up to 850 g, it is among the largest of the white cockatoos. The female is larger than the male on average. It has white-pink feathers with a definite peachy glow, a slight yellow on the underwing and underside of the tail feathers and a...