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Philppine Cockatoo

Philippine Cockatoo

Scientific name:
Cacatua haematuropygia
Habitat :
Lowland, riverine and mangrove forests and adjacent open country.
Birdwatch note :
Mostly creamy white, undertail coverts reddish orange tipped with white. Endemic and rare, once common and widespread. This may be the most threatened species in the Philippines with nearly every nest robbed each year to supply the pet trade. It be found regularly now only in Palawan and the Sulu Archipelago.
Photo credit :
with permission from Samir Aragon, www.philippinecockatoo.com