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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus funereus

Description:

Flock of noisy Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos flew past me while I was out walking the dog, just had time to grab this quick shot

Habitat:

Eucalypt forest, Adelaide hills

Notes:

The Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) is a large cockatoo native to the south-east of Australia measuring 55–65 cm (22–26 in) in length. It has a short crest on the top of its head. Its plumage is mostly brownish black and it has prominent yellow cheek patches and a yellow tail band. (From wikipedia)

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Aonach_Eagach
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Aonach_Eagach

5152, South Australia, Australia

Spotted on Aug 21, 2011
Submitted on Aug 21, 2011

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