Hooded Cockatoo: All About Parrots
Long-eyed Cockatoo (Cacatua sanguinea)
In the photo: a hooded cockatoo. Photo: wikimedia.org
Appearance and description of gologlazogo cockatoo
A long-eyed cockatoo is a short-tailed parrot with a body length of about 38 cm and a weight of 530 g. Both sexes are painted the same. The main color of the gologlazogo cockatoo is white with a pink tint, more saturated in the chest, cheeks, occiput. Around the beak and near the eyes there is a more saturated pink-red spot. The periorbital ring is naked, blue-gray, with a seal in its lower part. The beak is light, the legs are gray. The color of the iris is the same in both sexes of the goglouzogo-cockatoo - brown. There is a small white round tuft.
There are 5 subspecies of gologous-eyed cockatoo, which differ from each other by coloring elements, size and habitat.
Long-eyed Cockatoo Life Span with proper care - about 50 - 80 years.
In the photo: a hooded cockatoo. Photo: flickr.com
Habitat and living in the nature of the cockeyed cockatoo
A species of goggle-eyed cockatoo lives in Papua New Guinea, in the northern and northwestern parts of Australia. Pretty rare. Refers to protected species, but is sometimes destroyed by farmers due to damage to crops.
The species lives in coastal forests adjacent to pastures or fields. Out of season, breeding can live in a wide variety of landscapes, including eucalyptus and acacia forests, in open, slightly overgrown meadows, rice fields, plains, mangroves, roadsides, near human habitation.
In the diet of a cockeyed cockatoo, seeds of various herbs, nuts, fruits, berries, flowers, roots, tubers, buds, shoots, insects and their larvae.
To search for food, the goggle-eyed cockatoo can go into large flocks, most active in the morning and evening. Pretty noisy and noisy. In search of food, they can cover impressive distances. They can be seen in mixed packs with Pink Cockatoo.
In the photo: the hooded cockatoo. Photo: flickr.com
Propagation of a cockeyed cockatoo
The breeding season of the geolog-eyed cockatoo in the north of Australia falls on May-October, in the south - on August-December. Geolog-eyed cockatoo nests in hollows and eucalyptus cavities at a height of up to 12 meters.
In the clutch of a geologous-eyed cockatoo, there are usually 2 eggs. Both parents incubate the clutch alternately for about 26 days.
The chick-eyed cockatoo chicks leave the nest at the age of 6-8 weeks.