Cockatoo
  • Members of the parrot family
  • Share many features with other parrots, including: their long, curved beak and a zygodactyl foot, with two forward toes and two backwards toes
  • They differ in a number of characteristics: their movable headcrest and their lack of the bright colors seen in true parrots.
  • larger than the true parrots
  • occur naturally only in Australia and nearby islands
  • Often found in Indonesia, New Guinea, and other South Pacific Islands
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