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Please note that we have been informed that there will be essential maintenance to the payment portal for payments being taken via our website. This is taking place on Wednesday 20 February 2019 between 4:45am and 7:00am. We advise guests who wish to purchase annual passes or tickets to do so outside these times. On behalf of our payment provider, we apologise for any inconvenience.

ROADTRAIN

The Roadtrain at the zoo has, regretfully, broken down. As a result there will be no service around the zoo for the remainder of the school half term holiday as a minimum. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £15.95 £14.50
Children (3-15 Years) £11.95 £10.85
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £13.95 £12.65
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £7.95 £7.20

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Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo

Cacatua galerita

The sulphur-crested cockatoo is a member of the parrot family ‘Psittacidae’. There are many subspecies that differ in size.

measurements

Measurements

Size Length 45 - 55cm (1)
Weight: 815 – 975 g (1)

(1) Handbook of Birds of the World

habitat

Habitat

These cockatoos are found in woodland, fields and forest edges in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. They have also been introduced to many areas including Singapore and Puerto Rico

diet

Diet

Sulphur-crested cockatoos will often feed in large groups. They usually feed in the treetops, eating seeds, nuts, berries and fruits.

behaviour

Breeding

They nest in tree hollows and both the male and female incubate the eggs for around 24 days. The young usually leave the nest around 10 weeks after hatching.

threat

Conservation

Although not classed as endangered, the sulphur-crested cockatoo is listed on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), which regulates international trade in this species.

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