cockatoo cockatoo  /ˈkɑ kə ˌtu/

Definition(s):

  • (n) white or light-colored crested parrot of the Australian region; often kept as cage birds

News

  1. MIssing Cockatoo Found

    (KUTV) The missing cockatoo that flew the coop is back safe at Tracy Aviary. Matilda was spotted in a tree on Bellaire Drive in the foothills north of Parleyâs Canyon Tuesday night. She had been missing since she flew away during a training exercise Saturday afternoon in Liberty Park. ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: KUTV Salt Lake City

  2. Missing cockatoo found after report of 'strange bird' in tree

    Tracy Aviary's missing cockatoo was found Tuesday after a woman noticed a "strange bird" in her neighborhood.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: KSL Salt Lake City

  3. Matilda, the cockatoo who flew the coop, back in Tracy Aviary

    Matilda, the cockatoo who flew the coop, back in Tracy Aviary by Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 26, 2013 11:41AM MDT Matilda, the red-tailed black cockatoo of Tracy Aviary, has been found. Residents on Belaire Drive, in the foothills north of Parleys Canyon, spotted the bird in a tree Tuesday evening. Matilda had been missing since she flew away from a training exercise ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "In the backyard, we found what seemed like a small zoo," Obama wrote, "chickens and ducks running every which way, a big yellow dog with a baleful howl, two birds of paradise, a white cockatoo, and finally, two baby crocodiles,...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. Bettina said: "Ringwood Cockatoo is not completely right and so he is not ready for the Games. I've worked for the past four years with the Olympics in mind: so I am very disappointed."
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Bettina Hoy Source: Gloucester Citizen

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