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White Cockatoo Cacatua alba



Family: Cacatuidae (Cockatoos)

Authority: (Müller, 1776)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has undergone a rapid population decline, principally owing to unsustainable levels of exploitation, and declines are predicted to become very rapid in the future based on projected future rates of forest loss along with continued pressure from illegal trade. It has therefore been uplisted to Endangered.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 51,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Cacatua alba. 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.