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Buy Major Mitchell Cockatoo

  • $900.00

The Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo is an attractive and intelligent bird and is among the most sought-after cockatoo species. While it can be tempting to rush out and buy one of these beautiful birds, Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos need specialized care and environments that not all bird owners can accommodate. They are recommended for experienced bird owners, preferably those who are familiar with large parrots.

Major Mitchells Cockatoo has white feathers on the wings and the rest of them are a soft pink. The crest looks plain when it is down, but when erect is has beautiful orange and yellow coloring. The bill and feet are bone-colored.


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Buy Major Mitchell Cockatoo

Buy Major Mitchell Cockatoo, also known as Leadbeater’s cockatoo or pink cockatoo, is a medium-sized cockatoo restricted to arid and semi-arid inland areas of Australia.

Scientific name: Lophochroa leadbeateri
Length: 50 – 60 cm (In the wild)
Higher classification: Cacatua
Rank: Species
Family: Cacatuidae
Kingdom: Animalia

Often called a pink cockatoo due to its soft pink body coloring, the Major Mitchell cockatoo is in fact named after Major Sir Thomas Mitchell, who was a surveyor and explorer of Southeast Australia during the 1800s. This beautiful cockatoo’s most distinctive feature is its white-tipped crest, which is banded red and yellow at the base. The wings are generally white with a darker pink underside. The birds grow to 36 cm long, a medium-size among cockatoos. Living in small groups or pairs, they have also been seen with flocks of galahs and little corellas.


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