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Scientific Name: 
Eolophus roseicapillus
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Aves
Order: 
Psittaciformes
Family: 
Cacatuidae
Genus: 
Eolophus
Species: 
roseicapillus
Status: 
Least Concern
Population Trend: 
Increasing
Quick Facts

Life Span: 30 years in the wild, and 80 years in captivity!

Size: 30cm tall

Weight: 300-435 grams

Fun Facts

Good eye sight: These birds rely heavily on their sense of sight like other parrots

Common dangers: Cats and cars are their biggest threats

Recent research has shown that they can reach the same level of communication and problem solving as a two year old child.

Can breed with other parrot species.

The Galah is an Australian native bird, identified by its distinctive pink, white and grey colourings.

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Source: 
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Year assessed: 
2012