Where in the world?
A variety of habitats in the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia and nearby islands.
Most species of Cockatoos are mainly white, grey or black, but they all have showy, moveable crests on top of their head.
Like many other parrots, Cockatoos are very intelligent and social. Most species spend time in flocks, though size varies with species and food availability.
Cockatoos primarily eat seeds, nuts, flowers, fruits and even roots of plants. They may also gain protein from consuming insects.
Did you know?
Some species of Cockatoos have suffered decreases in population due to habitat loss, while other species have adapted to human habitation, increasing their population sizes and becoming pests.