Umbrella Cockatoo

Cacatua alba

Bird | Indonesia, Halmahera, Bacan, Ternate, Kasirua, Tidore, Mandioli, Obi, Bisa

Animal Info

At the Zoo, our endangered white cockatoos named Poppy and Clyde are extremely smart and has been known to use a branch to scratch their backs.


In the wild: Fruit (papaya, durian, langsat, rambutan), berries, seeds, crickets or skinks

At the Zoo: Mazuri parrot chow, fresh produce


Wooded areas, forests, mangroves, swamps, agricultural areas and around rivers. Requires large trees for nesting and communal roosting

Conservation Status

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – endangered