• Jan 14, 2020

Cockatoo inka (Cacatua leadbeateri)

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 Cockatoo photo inka

On a photo: cockatoo inka. Photo: wikimedia.org

Appearance of a cockatoo inka

A cockatoo the inka is a korotkokhvosty parrot with a length of body about 35 cm and with an average weight about 425 g. As well as at all family, on the head of a cockatoo the inka is available a cop, however at this look it is especially beautiful, about 18 cm high in the lifted state. The cop has a bright color with red and yellow spots. The body is painted in gentle-pink color. Both sexes of a cockatoo an inka are painted equally. At the beak basis a red strip. The beak is powerful, gray-pink. Gray paws. At polovozrely males and females of a cockatoo the inka differs an iris color. At males it dark brown, at females red-brown.
Is known 2 subspecies of a cockatoo an inka differing in elements of coloring and an area of dwelling.
Life expectancy of a cockatoo an inka at the correct leaving — about 40 — 60 years.

 a cockatoo an inka in the open-air cage of a photo

On a photo: cockatoo inka. Photo: wikimedia.org

Ареал dwellings and life in the nature of a cockatoo an inka

Cockatoos an inka live in the southern and western part of Australia. The look suffers from loss of natural habitats and also because of poaching. Live, generally in droughty regions, in eucalyptus groves near reservoirs. Besides, cockatoos an inka lodge in forests and visit agricultural grounds. Usually heights to 300 meters above sea level keep.
In a diet of a cockatoo an inka seeds of various herbs, a fig, pine cones, eucalyptus seeds, various backs, seeds of a wild melon, nuts and lichnik of insects.
Often them can be met in packs with pink cockatoos and others, gather in packs up to 50 individuals, eat both on trees, and on the earth.

 the Cockatoo the inka flies a photo

On a photo: a cockatoo an inka in the Australian zoo. Photo: wikimedia.org

Reproduction of a cockatoo inka

A nested season of a cockatoo the inka lasts from August to December. Birds are monogamous, choose couple for long time. Usually nest in hollows of trees at the height up to 10 meters.

In a laying of a cockatoo an inka 2 — 4 eggs. Both parents serially within 25 days hatch.

Baby birds of a cockatoo an inka leave a nest at the age of 8 weeks and some more months keep near a nest where parents feed up them.

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