White Cockatoos/Corellas

 


 

Ducorps' Cockatoo Solomons Cockatoo Ducorps' Cockatoo Corella

Ducorps' Cockatoo, also known as Solomons Cockatoo/Corella comes from the Solomon Islands.

Confusingly, its taxonomic name can be Cacatua ducorpsii/Lophochroa goffini/Cacatua tanimberensis . . .but not Cacatua goffini, the related Goffin's Cockatoo/ Tanimbar Corella.

Ducorps' Cockatoo Solomons Cockatoo Ducorps' Cockatoo Corella

Ducorps has a pale blue eye-ring and citron-coloured under-wing and under-tail.

Ducorps' Cockatoo Solomons Cockatoo Ducorps' Cockatoo Corella

Ducorps also has a pale grey beak.

Ducorps' Cockatoo Klu Klux Klan cockatoo Solomons Corella

 

So that's where the Klu Klux Klan got the idea from.

 
       
       
Goffin Cockatoo Corella Goffin Cockatoos Tanimbar Corella

Goffin/Goffin's Cockatoo, also called the Tanimbar Corella, Cacatua goffini, from Indonesia is the smallest white cockatoo.

It also has pale yellow under its wings and tail, and has pink feathers between its white eye-ring and pale beak.

Goffin with crest raised Goffin Cockatoos Tanimbar Corella

Goffin with crest raised.

Adult females have reddish brown irises; juveniles and adult males have black irises.
Goffin Cockatoo Corella Goffin Cockatoos Tanimbar Corella
     
  
       
Bare-eyed Cockatoo Corella Bare-eyed Cockatoo Corella Bare-eyed Cockatoo with crest raised

The Bare-eyed Cockatoo, also called Little Corella, Cacatua sanguinea, from Australia and New Guinea, is similar to Goffin's in appearance except for the bare eyes.

Bare-eyed Cockatoo Corella Bare-eyed Cockatoo Corella Bare-eyed Cockatoo with crest raised

In addition to the bare blue skin around the eyes, there is a salmon pink patch of feathers between eye and beak.

 Bare-eyed Cockatoo with crest raised

Bare-eyed Cockatoo Corella Bare-eyed Cockatoo Corella Western Long-billed Cockatoo

Flocks of Bare-eyed Cockatoos live in the grasslands of central and south Australia.

   

 The Western Long-billed Cockatoo or Corella from Western

 Australia (and its Eastern counterpart) also has bare eye rings

Cacatua pastinator

      
Red-vented Cockatoo Philippine Cockatoo Red-vented Cockatoo

The Red-vented or Philippine Cockatoo, also known as a Kalangay, Cacatua haematuropygia,  is one of the rarest cockatoos, coming from Palawan and Rasa in the Philippines.

A critically endangered red-list species, due to the illegal pet trade, the red vent that gives the parrot its name can be seen in the photos above together with yellow under-tail feathers.

 

 

 

       
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