White Umbrella Cockatoo Fact Sheet

Class:

Aves

Order:

Psittaciformes

Family:

Cacatuidae

Genus:

Cacatua
Species:

alba

Lifespan:

40 years under human care

Size:

Wingspan of 9-12 in

Weight:

16-20 oz

 

Facts:

  • Cockatoos are smart birds that have been seen using branches to scratch their heads, or using them to bang against trees to alert others of danger.