Moluccan Cockatoo

Cacatua moluccensis
The Moluccan Cockatoo also known as the
Salmon-Crested Cockatoo, is a cockatoo endemic
to the south Moluccas in eastern Indonesia. A
Moluccan Cockatoo’s beak is capable of exerting
500 pounds of pressure, allowing it to crack even
the hardest nuts. It also has one of the louder calls
in the parrot world and in captivity is capable of
mimicking human speech.

DIET

Their diet consists mainly of seeds, nuts and fruit, as
well as coconuts, and also eats meat.

FAST FACTS

Size: 20 inches length
Weight: 2 lbs
Lifespan: 30+ years in
the wild.

CONSERVATION STATUS

VULNERABLE