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Australia and surrounding islands

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

These birds form flocks of several hundred individuals. They often feed on the ground with some birds staying up in the trees to act as sentries watching for danger.

The mobile crest of the sulfur crested cockatoo is used to communicate the bird's mood or to attract a mate.

HABITATForests, swamp, farmland and savannas
DIETSeeds, nuts, fruits, blossoms and insects
LIFE Expectancy40 years

Fun Fact
The national animal symbol for Uganda is the crowned crane.
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