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Gang-gang Cockatoos

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Common Name : Gang-gang Cockatoo (Other names include Gang-gangs or Red-Crowned Cockatoo)
Scientific Name (Binomial name) : Callocephalon fimbriatum
Native to : Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory

The Gang-gang Cockatoo is a small cockatoo with a size of about 32 to 37cm. The adult male Gang gang's body is slate gray in color, with an orange to red head, and a floppy red crest. The adult female Gang gang Cockatoo is mostly gray in color.

The NSW Scientific Committee, established by the Threatened Species Conservation Act has listed the Gang-gang Cockatoo as a vulnerable species.

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