cockatoo

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  • Info A cockatoo is any of the 21 species belonging to the bird family Cacatuidae, the only family in the superfamily Cacatuoidea. more...
  • Cockatoo has recently built a town centre garden square with the assistance of local government.
  • But the little old lady held her head like a cockatoo. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873, by Various
  • When set going it made a noise like a cockatoo with a cold. Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, Apr 23, 1919, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • I have sent Cockatoo to the Fort to bring him here at once. Cited from The Green Mummy, by Fergus Hume
  • Its unique position within the cockatoo family has been confirmed by molecular studies.
  • Human activities have had positive effects on some species of cockatoo and negative effects on others.
  • This is about the size of the great white cockatoo; the length twenty-two inches. Cited from The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay, by Arthur Phillip
  • But before I end my letter I must tell you about the cockatoo belonging to this hotel. Cited from Station Life in New Zealand, by Lady Barker
  • The gorgeous black cockatoo was another of our early company, now also long since departed. Cited from Early Melbourne & Victoria, by William Westgarth
  • He thought Cockatoo was the finest bird he had ever seen of the kind. Cited from The Cockatoo's Story, by Mrs. George Cupples
  • This cockatoo is the first I have seen, and is a great prize. Cited from The Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russell Wallace V2
  • Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo. Cited from Getting Married, by George Bernard Shaw
  • You had here shot a bird -- a cockatoo you shot. Cited from Expeditions in North-West and Western Australia, Vol. 2, by George Grey
  • Cockatoo Island has no land connections, all access is by water.
  • In either case we are left without any explanation of the two cockatoo phratries. Cited from Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia, by Thomas
  • Cockatoos are often very affectionate with their owner and at times other people but can demand a great deal of attention.
  • At last I saw a large cockatoo nodding his head as if not aware of my presence. Cited from Adventures in Australia, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Cockatoo wasp fish are more active at night, which is when they come out and feed.
  • Health issues with captive birds are common since many people do not provide a proper diet for cockatoos.
  • Caesar was a giant among cockatoos, and had a full sense of his own importance. Cited from A Little Bush Maid, by Mary Grant Bruce
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Meaning of cockatoo

  • noun White or light-colored crested parrot of the australian region; often kept as cage birds