Cockatoos: Size, Range, Weight & Breeding Data

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Data Included for each species:

  • Common & Scientific Names
  • Native Range
  • Length from beak to tip of tail
  • Average Clutch Size and Average Incubation Period

Bare-eyed Cockatoo or Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea: normantomi, sanguinea)

  • Range: Central, western, and northern Australia
  • 38 cm / 15.2 in
  • 2 to 3 eggs incubated for 21 – 27 days

Blue-eyed Cockatoo (Cacatua ophthalmica)

  • Range: New Ireland, New Guinea
  • 45 cm / 18 in
  • 2 eggs incubated for about 30 days

Carnaby’s White-tailed Black Cockatoos

Sub-Species / Races Including Nominate: baudinii, tenuirostris, funereus, xanthonotus … White-eared Cockatoos

  • Range: Southeastern and extreme southwestern Australia; Tasmania
  • 58-65 cm / 23.2-26 in
  • 1 to 2 eggs incubated for 28 to 30 days

Cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus)

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    • Range: Australia, except for humid, coastal areas
    • 32 cm / 12.8 in
    • 4 to 6 eggs incubated for 18 to 21 days

    Ducorp’s Cockatoos (Cacatua ducorpsii )

    • Range: Solomon Islands
    • 31 cm / 12.4 in
    • 2 to 4 eggs incubated for 26 – 28 days

    Galahs (Eolophus roseicapillus: assimilis, roseicapillus)

    • Range: Central, northern, and western Australia
    • 35 cm / 14 in
    • 3 to 6 eggs incubated for 20 to 24 days

    Gang-gang Cockatoos (Callocephalon fimbriatum)

    • Range: Extreme southeast coast of Australia; Northern Tasmania
    • 35 cm / 14 in
    • 2 to 3 eggs incubated for 24 to 28 days

    Glossy Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus lathami)

    • Range: Extreme eastern Australia
    • 48 cm / 19.2 in
    • 1 egg incubated for about 29 days

    Goffin’s Cockatoos (Cacatua goffini)

    • Range: Tanimbar Islands (Maluku Province)
    • 29 cm / 11.6 in
    • 2 to 4 eggs incubated for 21 – 26 days

    Leadbeater’s or Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos aka Pink Cockatoo, Cacatua leadbeateri (Cacatua leadbeateri: leadbeateri, mollis)

    • Range: Interior and southwestern Australia
    • 38 cm / 15.2 in
    • 3 to 4 eggs incubated for 22 to 26 days

    Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoos or Yellow-crested Cockatoos (Cacatua sulphurea: abbotti, citrinocristata, djampeana, occidentalis, parvula, sulphurea)

    • Range: Sulawesi (formerly known as Celebes) – part of the Maluku island group in Indonesia Group, Indonesia; Timor; Neighboring islands
    • 31-34 cm / 12.4-13.6 in
    • 3 to 5 eggs incubated for 22 to 27 days

    Long-billed Corellas (Cacatua tenuirostris: tenuirostris)

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      • Range: Southeastern and southwestern Australia
      • 38 cm / 15.2 in
      • 2 to 4 eggs incubated for 24 to 28 days

      Moluccan Cockatoos or Salmon-crested Cockatoos (Cacatua moluccensis)

      • Range: Southern Molucca Islands
      • 55 cm / 22 in
      • 2 eggs incubated for 28 – 30 days

      Palm Cockatoos (Probosciger aterrimus: aterrimus, goliath, stenolophus)

      • Range: New Guinea; Cape York Peninsula
      • 55-70 cm / 22-28 in
      • 1 egg incubated for 28 – 31 days

      Red-tailed Cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus magnificus: macrorhynchus, magnificus, naso, samueli)

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        • Range: Northern, southwestern, and interior areas of Australia
        • 55-62 cm / 22-24.8 in
        • 1 to 3 eggs incubated for 28 – 31 days

        Red-vented Cockatoos (Cacatua haematuropygia)

        • Range: Philippines
        • 31 cm / 12.4 in
        • 2 to 4 eggs incubated for 24 to 29 days

        Slender-billed or Bare-eyed Cockatoo or Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea: normantomi, sanguinea)

        • Range: Central, western, and northern Australia
        • 38 cm / 15.2 in
        • 2 to 3 eggs incubated for 21 – 27 days

        Sulphur-crested Cockatoos (Cacatua galerita: eleanora, fitzroyi, galerita, triton)

        Triton Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita triton aka Cacatua triton)

        • Range: New Guinea
        • 45 cm – 18 in
        • 2 to 3 eggs incubated for 25 – 27 days

        Umbrella Cockatoo or White Cockatoos (Cacatua alba)

        • Range: Central and northern Molucca Islands
        • 40-45 cm / 16-18 in
        • 2 eggs incubated for 27 – 29 days

        Average Weight of Cockatoo Species

        Galah / Rose-breasted

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          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 345 grams (281-390 grams)

          Gang Gang

          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 280 grams

          Goffin’s

          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 221-386 grams
          • Average Chick Weight: 10

          Greater Sulphur-crested

          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 880 grams

          Lesser Sulphur-crested

          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 350 grams

          Moluccan

          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 640-1025 grams (average 850)
          • Average Chick Weight: 20

          Palm

          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 900 grams (Adults range from 600-1000)
          • Average Chick Weight: 18

          Umbrella

          • Average Weight / Weight Ranges: 458-750 grams (average 600 to 700 g)
          • Average Chick Weight: 18
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