The Cockatoo, pp.114-115.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]

BELONGS to the same family of birds, and is distinguished from the parrots, and all others, by a beautiful crest, composed of a tuft of elegant feathers, which he can raise or depress at pleasure. We meet with some of a beautiful white plumage, and the inside feathers of the crest of a pleasing yellow colour, with a spot of the same under each eye, and one upon the breast. This bird often repeats the word from which he received his name, but can also imitate the human voice. 

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