Cockatoo Species

Sulphur-crested Cockatoos voicing
MALE Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Cockatoo Species (Alphabetic Listing):

Abbott’s Lesser Sulphur Crested Cockatoos Solombo besar, Medium sulphur-crested Cockatoos, Abbott’s Medium Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

Bare-eyed or Little Corella Cockatoos

Black Cockatoos:

Blue-eyed Cockatoos

Carnaby’s White-tailed Black Cockatoos

Citron Cockatoos aka Citron-crested or Sumba Cockatoos

Ducorp’s Cockatoos aka Ducorps Cockatoos or Salomonenkakadu

Eleanora Cockatoos aka Greater Sulfur Crested Cockatoos, Medium Sulphur Crested Cockatoos

Galah or Rose-breasted Cockatoos / Roseate

Sub-species: Western Galah / Roseate Cockatoos

Gang Gang Cockatoos

Glossy Black Cockatoos

Goffin’s Cockatoos

Great White Cockatoos

Leadbeater’s or Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos aka Pink Cockatoo


  • Fitzroys Cockatoos aka Mathew’s Cockatoos
  • Mathew’s Pink Cockatoos

Lesser Sulfur Crested Cockatoos

Little Corella Cockatoos

Little Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos

Little- or Short-billed Corella Cockatoos

Long- or Slender-billed Corella or Slender-billed Cockatoos

Long-billed Black Cockatoo, also known as the White-tailed or White-eared Black Cockatoo or Baudin’s Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii)

Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos

Medium Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

Moluccan or Salmon-crested Cockatoos

Palm Cockatoos Cockatoos aka Black Palm Cockatoos


  • Goliath Palm Cockatoos aka Greater Palm Cockatoos
  • Van Oort’s Palm Cockatoos
Gang Gang Cockatoo

Philippine Cockatoos

Red-tailed, Bank’s or Banksian Black Cockatoos


  • Gould’s Red-tailed Black Cockatoos
  • Little Red-tailed Black Cockatoos

Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos

Sub-species: Mathew’s Red-tailed Black Cockatoos

Red-vented or Philippine Cockatoos

Rose-breasted / Roseate Cockatoos

Salmon-crested Cockatoos


Solombo Besar

Solomon Island Cockatoos

Short-billed Black Cockatoos

Slender-billed Cockatoos

Sulphur-crested Cockatoos


  • Greater Sulfur-crested Cockatoos
  • Middle Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

Sumba Cockatoos

Timor Cockatoos / Timor Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

Triton Cockatoos

Umbrella Cockatoos aka White Cockatoos, Umbrella Crested Cockatoos

Western Corella

White-tailed or White-eared Black Cockatoo, also known as the Baudin’s Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii)

White-tailed Black or Carnaby’s Cockatoos

White / White-crested Cockatoos

Yellow-eared Black Cockatoo aka Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos

Sub-species: Tasmanian Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos

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