Eleanora Cockatoo (Sulfur Crested)
The Eleanora Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita Eleonora) is a sub-species of the greater sulfur-crested cockatoo. This cockatoo is native to the Aru Islands in the province of Maluku in eastern Indonesia. Its natural habitat includes the Savannah, scrub, mallee and woodland. They tend to stay close to the water and are usually seen in flocks, except during breeding season when they stay in pairs.
These parrots are naturally curious, as well as very intelligent. A 2009 study involving an Eleonora Cockatoo found that Sulphur-crested Cockatoos are capable of synchronizing movements to a musical beat