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Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea



Family: Cacatuidae (Cockatoos)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This cockatoo has suffered (and may continue to suffer) an extremely rapid population decline, owing to unsustainable trapping for the cagebird trade. It therefore qualifies as Critically Endangered.



BirdLife Species Champion: James Gibson Charitable Trust

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,360,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Cacatua sulphurea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.