how white are Cockatoos

Subject: how white are Cockatoos
From: Brad Crowe <>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 14:53:16 +1100
Sulphur-crested Cockatoos are so so white.

There are whites and there are whites, but cockies are whiter than anything I've ever seen. I have often wondered if anyone has actually done tests on their feathers to investigate their relative "whiteness". Can anyone put my mind at rest about this?

Don't they standout on an overcast day!

A flock of about 30 cockies kept me entertained on Sunday in the park (southern end) that lies between Botany Bay and General Holmes Drive, Sydney. They are almost always there at this well known location.

Brad Crowe

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