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Leadbeater's Cockatoo Painting
Original Oil on Canvas 28" x 21"

Leadbeater's Cockatoo Painting by Richard Ancheta

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Leadbeater's Cockatoo Painting


This painting is handcrafted by Richard Ancheta

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4155 rue Verdun,
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Leadbeater's Cockatoo

The Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (Lophochroa leadbeateri) also known as Leadbeater's Cockatoo or Pink Cockatoo, is a medium-sized cockatoo restricted to arid and semi-arid inland areas of Australia. It is here placed in its own monotypic genus Lophochroa, though to include it in Cacatua as others do is not wrong as long as the corellas are also included there.

With its soft-textured white and salmon-pink plumage and large, bright red and yellow crest, it is generally recognised as the most beautiful[peacock term] of all cockatoos. It is named in honour of Major Sir Thomas Mitchell, who wrote "Few birds more enliven the monotonous hues of the Australian forest than this beautiful species whose pink-coloured wings and flowing crest might have embellished the air of a more voluptuous region".