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Glossy Black Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus lathami

Description:

This beautiful bird was part of an education display to raise awareness of their plight for National Threatened Species Day. The Glossy Black Cockatoo is a very specialised feeder and is now classed as threatened due to loss of food trees and habitat (Casuarina and Allocasuarina)

Habitat:

Widespread, however use habitats that provide specialised food trees and like to nest in large Eucalypt hollows


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4000, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -27.47, Long: 153.02

Spotted on Sep 7, 2012
Submitted on Sep 7, 2012

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