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Glossy Black Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus lathami


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)


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

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4000, Queensland, Australia

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

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