Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cockatoos and Allies :: Yellow-crested Cockatoo
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
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RangeSulawesi 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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