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Australian BEAVER aka Red-tailed Black Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus banksii

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8 Comments

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

I don't think it is to sharpen the beaks.. I watch them. They check the trees before they start..

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

DO they need to sharpen the beak?

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

Well... I think they are looking for some insects.. The Trees are Termite free, but all have a hole in the middle...

ShannaB
ShannaB 10 years ago

Wow, they're nuts aren't they!!!!!

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

This is the damage that the Cockatoos are leaving behind on my farms in the moment.. 9 trees!!! The Australian Beaver!!!

Christiane
Christiane 10 years ago

Black cockatoo damage... Looks like the photos on the link and we have the black cockatoos here.. Thanks Lori..

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago
LisaPowers
LisaPowers 10 years ago

Something with claws that eats termites?

Christiane
Spotted by
Christiane

4671, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 16, 2012
Submitted on Jul 16, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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