Cockatoo Rescued During Cyclone Debbie Loses Fight To Survive

DEBBIE the bush cockatoo, saved in cyclone-devastated forest at Airlie Beach on Tuesday by Townsville Bulletin photographer Alix Sweeney, has died.

The iconic cocky, whose story made worldwide headlines, was found lifeless in her box this morning.

She has been buried in the same forest where she was found with two other cockatoos and a peewee that perished there during Category 4 Cyclone Debbie on Tuesday.