Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/54444

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Psittaciformes
Family:Psittacidae
Genus:Eolophus
Genus species:Eolophus roseicapillus

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:36 cm
Identification:The galah has a grayish-red eye ring, a white forehead and crown suffused with pink, gray upper parts, rose pink undersides, and a gray tail and lower abdomen.
Habitat:Woodlands, open shrublands, grasslands, parks
Diet:Herbivore: seeds, roots, grain
Reproduction:The incubation for galahs is 28 days.
Behavior:The nests of galahs are widely spaced and lined with fresh eucalyptus leaves.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:The galah, which mainly breeds in agricultural districts, is threatened by the rapid decline in available nest hollows.

Other Information

Geographic:Australia Date:1958 - 1988 Subjects:Roseate cockatoo
parrot-like bird
Galah
Red-breasted cockatoo
Eolophus
Cockatoos
Parrots
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/54444