Possibly why some cockatoos appear pink

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Subject: Possibly why some cockatoos appear pink
From: kym bradley <>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 06:22:11 +0000
A little while ago there was a discussion about "Pink" sulphur-crested cockatoos

Over the last few weeks, I have been watching approximately  20 cockatoos who help themselves to the grain used for feeding livestock 

Some of the ones that immerse themselves in the bags in the shed  have a dirty tone to their feathers but when in the  light it does look pink

This could be why the odd pink one is seen

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