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Alternative Names: Rose-breasted Cockatoo, particularly in aviculture
The species is widespread over Australia, to which it is endemic. It is absent only from the most arid zones of the continent, and the far north of Cape York. Their distribution appears to have greatly expanded since European settlement, as it has benefited from the planting of crops and the provision of stock watering points in dry areas.
It has historically been placed in genus Cacatua.
Three subspecies are recognized:
Open woodland, riverine woodland, agricultural districts and human settlements.
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