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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus funereus

Description:

Large cockatoo native to the south-east of Australia measuring 55–65 cm (22–26 in) in length

Habitat:

The Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo is found up to 2000 m (6500 ft) AMSL over southeastern Australia including the island of Tasmania and the islands of the Bass Strait (King, Flinders, Cape Barren islands), and also on Kangaroo Island


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4 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

A new species for me..thanks.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

I like they way they've learned to deal with Pinus radiata cones. Let's hope they have an impact on that oversized weed.

DarrenC
DarrenC 5 years ago

Oops Large, thanks Mark,
We do seem to be getting a lot more recently, it's good to see

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Great shot. Love these guys. It seems their numbers are building slightly around here. (Large for 'arge'? :)

DarrenC
Spotted by
DarrenC

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.91, Long: 145.33

Spotted on Mar 2, 2014
Submitted on Apr 24, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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