Lesser Sulphur-crested cockatoo

27 Jul 2018  Fri

The lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo is a medium-sized cockatoo found in the islands of Indonesia and live at the edges of tropical forests. It can be easily identified by its white feathers, a yellow crest and a yellow patch under the wings, black bill and feet. Some have an orange or yellow patch on their cheeks.

These lovely birds are popularly kept as a pet as they are intelligent, learn tricks easily, can imitate speech and are affectionate. They make very loud noises and need a lot of attention. One of the latest stamps of India issued on 5th December 2016 features this beautiful bird.

To know more about the stamp click here.

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