Specimen #010 – Conch-Nosed Ruffled Cockatoo



Date: July 7, 2018

Location: Koh Lon, Thailand

Collected by: DoAR (DiNaCon Field Lab)

Observations: A rare species of Cockatoo with ornate beak, crest and feathers. It lives in wooded areas and feeds primarily on fungus and Earth Star snails, using its unusually strong beak to break through their double shell.

Methods: analysis by Demitasse image recognition:

mushroom: 0.8041
snail: 0.0527
conch: 0.0155
hen of the woods: 0.0116
sulpher-crested cockatoo: 0.0093

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