• Jan 14, 2020

Big belokhokhly cockatoo (Cacatua alba)

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Appearance of a big belokhokhly cockatoo

The big belokhokhly cockatoo is a large korotkovosty parrot with an average length of body about 46 cm and weighing about 550 g. Both floors are painted equally. Main color of a body white, podkhvostya and internal parts of a wing yellowish. The crest consists of large white feathers. The Okologlaznichny ring is deprived of feathers and has bluish coloring. The beak is powerful gray-black, paws gray. An iris color at males of a big belokhokhly cockatoo brown-black, at females оранжево-коричневый.
Продолжительность lives of a big belokhokhly cockatoo at the correct leaving about 40 - 60 years.

the Area of dwelling and life in the nature of a big belokhokhly cockatoo

The big belokhokhly cockatoo lives on the Moluccas and in Indonesia. The look is production of poachers and also suffers from loss of places of natural dwelling. According to forecasts the number of a look tends to decrease in number.
the Big belokhokhly cockatoo lives in low-lying and mountain forests at the height up to 600 meters above sea level. Live in mangrove thickets, coconut plantations, agricultural grounds.
In a diet of a big belokhokhly cockatoo seeds of various herbs of other plants, fruit, backs, nuts, berries and probably insects and their larvae. Visit the corn fields
the Most part of time of a bird spend in forests. Usually keep in couples or small packs. In twilight of a bird can gather for spending the night in big packs.

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Reproduction of a big belokhokhly cockatoo

The nested season of a big belokhokhly cockatoo falls on April-August. As well as all other species of a cockatoo, nest in hollows and emptiness of trees.

In a laying of a big belokhokhly cockatoo usually 2 eggs. Both parents hatch a laying within 28 days. Baby birds of a big belokhokhly cockatoo leave a nest at the age of about 13 — 15 weeks.

Puberty a big belokhokhly cockatoo is reached at the age of 3 — 4 years.

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