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Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Sulfur-crested Cockatoo, Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Citron-crested Cockatoo
Old scientific name(s): Kakatoe sulphurea


Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore - 2002 © Paul Huang 
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Sulawesi and Lesser Sundas;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) Sulawesi and the associated islands of Muna, Butung, Tukangbesi, Tanahjampea, Kayuadi, Kalao, Madu and Kalaotoa.
(2) Masalembu (Solombo) Besar Is. in the Java Sea.
(3) Lesser Sundas on Sumbawa, Komodo (Komodo National Park), Padar, Rinca, Flores, Pantar, Alor, Semau and Timor.
Formerly found on Lombok where it is probably extinct.
(4) Sumba Is.
Introduced to Hong Kong and Singapore.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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