The Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla), also called the Rose-breasted cockatoo, is a common and attractive member of the cockatoo superfamily. It is native to Australia, and was introduced to Tasmania.


An attractive Galah bird.

Appearance Edit

The adult Galah is about 14 inches long. The back, wing and tail feathers are grey, while the other plumage is rosy pink. The crest is very pale pink to white. Like many parrots, the beak is horn-colored, and the male's eyes are brown-black (females have red eyes).


Lifespan Edit

The Galah is a cavity nester. Most individuals live around 40 years, though some can live 70 to 80.

Trivia Edit