Three yellow-crested cockatoos living in the wild in Hong Kong. Photo: Timothy Bonebrake Three yellow-crested cockatoos living in the wild in Hong Kong. Photo: Timothy Bonebrake
Three yellow-crested cockatoos living in the wild in Hong Kong. Photo: Timothy Bonebrake

Hong Kong a sanctuary for cockatoos driven to brink of extinction in native lands

City is home to 10pc of global population of yellow-crested cockatoos, but experts question licensing regime that allows sales despite international ban

Three yellow-crested cockatoos living in the wild in Hong Kong. Photo: Timothy Bonebrake Three yellow-crested cockatoos living in the wild in Hong Kong. Photo: Timothy Bonebrake
Three yellow-crested cockatoos living in the wild in Hong Kong. Photo: Timothy Bonebrake
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