Greater Sulfur-Crested Cockatoo

Greater Sulfur-Crested Cockatoo

Where is the Greater Sulfur Crested Cockatoo from?

The Sulfur Crested Cockatoo is native to Australia. Some have also been seen in Indonesia and New Guinea.

What does the Greater Sulfur Crested Cockatoo look like?

The Sulfur Crested Cockatoo is a beautiful white bird with a yellow crest. The tail and undersides of the wings are also yellow. The legs and beak are black. They can be up to 20 inches long and weigh as much as 2 lbs.

What is the personality of the Greater Sulfur Crested Cockatoo?

While they may not be good talkers, Sulfur Crested Cockatoos make great companions. They do need a lot of attention but are very loving and worth the extra care. They can be taught to do tricks easily as they are highly intelligent. Providing lots of toys and time for the Sulfur Crested Cockatoo will prevent bad habits.

How do I care for and feed the Greater Sulfur Crested Cockatoo?

It’s important to provide the largest cage you are able to so that the Sulfur Crested Cockatoo will have room for exercise, toys, perches, etc. Your pet food supplier can help with information on a high quality mix for your bird. You can add pellets, fresh vegetables, greens and a small amount of fruit to the diet. Your bird will also enjoy some grains (cereal, bread), cheese, cooked meat and rice.

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