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Citron-crested cockatoos are popular cage birds and aviary birds, which if hand-raised can learn words, whistles and various tricks very easily. However, efforts should be directed towards establishing a stable domesticated population through appropriate husbandry and breeding methods.

European Endangered species Program

This animal is managed by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) under the European Endangered species Program.

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Characteristics

ClassificationOrder: parrots; family: cockatoos
DietFruits and seeds
HabitatAll landscape types found on the Indonesian island of Sumba − also in cultivated areas
Reproduction2–3 eggs that are incubated for 28 days

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.