Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo is also known as the Yellow-crested Cockatoo. It is found in wooded and cultivated areas of East Timor and Indonesia’s Islands of Sulawesi and the Lesser Sundas. The Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo is a critically endangered species. Its numbers have declined drastically due to illegal trapping for the cage-bird trade. They are listed on Appendix I on CITES. It is a medium-sized Cockatoo with white plumage, bluish-white bare orbital skingrey feet, black bill and a retractile yellow or orange crest. The Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo nests in tree cavities. Their wild population is declining due to habitat destruction and trade.There are 6 sub-species of the Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo. The most well known sub-species is a Citron crested Cockatoo. This sub-species has an orange coloured crest, instead of a yellow one. It is found only on the islands of Sunda. Other species are found on the islands of Indonesia.
05-12-2016: Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo Exotic Birds A commemorative postage stamp
SKU: INDS09000782312056 Category: Stamps
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