Paradise Park

Wildlife Sanctuary • Cornwall

Events and things to do throughout the year including Easter Egg Hunts, summer flying displays, Quiz trails around the Park, Halloween Pumpkin Trail and more.

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Make it a birthday to remember with your choice of four themed party rooms with the birthday child’s name displayed on the door.

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Latin Name: Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata
Status: Critically Endangered
Food: Wild diet: Eats seeds, fruit, berries, flowers and nuts. May also take cultivated maize.
Population: Less than 1000
Distribution: Sumba Island, Indonesia

Citron-crested Cockatoo

This sub-species of the Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, comes only from the island of Sumba. Sadly, they have been trapped in large numbers and their preferred habitat is being lost to logging and conversion of forest to farming, so that their population is now critically low.

In the wild they often associate with Eclectus Parrots, including sharing roost trees at night. Both have a diet of seeds, fruit, berries, buds, flowers and nuts, and crops such as maize.

In here is Cedric, a female bred at Paradise Park who has been one of the stars of our summer ‘Free Flying Bird Show’. She is now paired with Barley, and they reared their first chicks in 2010.


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