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Old 09-21-2012, 08:05 AM
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What type of cockatoo is this?

It looks like a large sulphur crested cockatoo with blue rings round the eyes. A lot bigger than my African grey.
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

Is there supposed to be a pic?
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Old 09-21-2012, 09:13 AM
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

You mean a blue eyed cockatoo?

Crest says sulphur crested cockatoo [family]. Eyes say blue eyed. Could be a hybrid?


If not a hybrid, then a sulphur crested cockatoo with a very blue ring around the eye... any information about the bird? where it came from? Have you tried tracking the leg band?
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:28 AM
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

That's a Sulphur Crested, definitely.
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

Triton Cockatoo???
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

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Triton Cockatoo???
The more i look at the bird and photo's and info i can find on web. I think your right JerseyWendy. The Triton cockatoo being a sub species of the Greater sulphur crested.
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

It is a Sulphur Creasted Cockatoo. But i can't be sure what sub-species it is either C.g.fitzroyi or a Triton. Both are similar size, the triton has a much broarder & rounded crest but both have the blue eye ring.
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

Good description Pedro, def a Sulphur crested, Tritons have a very specific crest.
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

It looks like a Triton to me...
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Re: What type of cockatoo is this?

It looks like either one to me.
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