Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo, The Best Beautiful Bird  Specie on Planet Earth

The Major Mitchell’s Cockatoo is a gorgeous bird. The vivid crest, the most prominent feature of this medium-sized cockatoo makes it stand out in its community. This crest looks like candy corn, right

Major Mitchell’s cockatoos are native to Australia. They commonly live in scrublands, savannas, and wooded grasslands where there are water sources nearby.

This beautiful cockatoo is named for Major Sir Thomas Mitchell, an explorer, and surveyor of Southeast Australia in the 1800s.

But when I see those perfect stripes of orange, yellow, and white, it’s the first thing that comes to mind. Pink cockatoo is another name for this cockatoo. You can definitely get the reason. It has soft white and salmon-pink feathers. Its large, bright yellow and red crest makes it the most beautiful among the cockatoos.

These striking birds are weak fliers, only flying at a low altitude. They often fly for a short distance and rest before continuing their flight.

The main source of food of these cockatoos are seeds of native and exotic melons, and seeds from several pine species. They also eat waste cereal grain, the seeds of several weed species, and insect larvae from branches.

After finding mates, mating pairs will build their own nest that is one kilometer or more from other pairs. The females lay two to five eggs at the rate of one egg every 2 to 3 days. They incubate their eggs for 23 to 30 days. Then the males feed the chicks for 8 weeks until they are ready to fledge.


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