Ducorps Cockatoo Sitting On A Tree Branch

Ducorps Cockatoo Sitting On A Tree Branch

Ducorps Cockatoo Sitting On A Tree Branch – This photo was taken at the Chandigarh Bird Park.

Ducorps Cockatoo (Cacatua ducorpsii)

Kingdom: Animalia | Phylum: Chordata | Class: Aves | Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Cacatuidae

Description: This is a large white parrot with yellow under the wings and tail and blue skin around the eyes. The crest is completely white. The beak is hooked and blue-gray blue.

Size: 1 ft. approx.

Sexual Maturity: Approximately 5 to 6 years.

Diet: Seeds, nuts, fruits, berries, and some insects.

Life Span: Approximately 65 or more years.

Range: Soloman Islands; Papua, New Guinea

Habitat: Inhabits dense forests

Fun Facts: Cockatoos can mimic the sounds of other animals, including people. Cockatoos can hold their food in one foot and break pieces off of it with the other foot.

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Domestic Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata domestica)

Domestic Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata domestica)

Domestic Muscovy Duck – This photo was taken at the Chandigarh Bird Park.

Description: The domestic Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata domestica) was a domesticated form of the wild Muscovy duck that originated in South America. Later, these ducks were spread to North America and many other parts of the world and known by different local names. There are 2 standard varieties of Muscovy ducks, the white and the dark. The head and face of the Muscovy are partly bare, with red, rough, carunculated skin. It has a long broad body, with greater breadth.

Diet: Muscovy ducks aren’t picky eaters. They will consume weeds, grasses, and grains in addition to all kinds of insects, reptiles, crustaceans, and amphibians.

Life span: 12 to 18 years.

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