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Ducorp's Corella  

Also Known As: Solomon Islands Corella or Cockatoo, Solomons Corella or Cockatoo, Ducorp's Cockatoo, White Cockatoo (Solomon Islands)
 
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Ducorp’s cockatoo in captivity

Credit: © Steve Milpacher

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The Ducorps Corella is the only cockatoo in its area.

Species Profile
Genus:
Cacatua

Species:
ducorpsii

Size: Adult Weight:
31cm (12.1 in) 290-415g (10.1-14.5 oz)

Races including nominate:
one

Colourization Adult: Both adults small, white cockatoo with short upper mandible; pink wash on bases of feathers on head, brighter on cheeks, sometimes extending to breast; bare blue eye ring. Eye brown in male, red/brown in female.

Colourization Juvenile: As in adult but with dark grey eye.

Call: Harsh and somewhat screechy; screech can be continuous and resemble Little Corella.

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Content Sources:

Aves International

CentralPets

Lexicon of Parrots http://www.arndt-verlag.com/projekt/birds_3.cgi?Desc=E072.htm&Pic=072_1.JPG

CITES http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/species.html

BirdLife International http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=1408&m=0

Internet Bird Collection http://ibc.lynxeds.com/

Parrots: A Guide to Parrots of the World, Juniper and Parr, 1998.

Parrots of the World, Forshaw and Cooper, 1977.

Parrots of the World, Forshaw, 2006.

Parrots in Aviculture, Low, 1992.