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Black Cockatoo Yellow-Tailed Cockatoo feeding on Pine cone Australia,Birds,Calyptorhynchus funereus,Cockatoo,Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. The tree is Pinus.radiata I think; an introduced and noxious species around here so GO COCKIES! Posted one month ago

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The yellow-tailed black cockatoo is a large cockatoo native to the south-east of Australia measuring 55–65 cm 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. The body feathers are edged with yellow giving a scalloped appearance. The adult male has a black beak and pinkish-red eye-rings, and the female has a bone-coloured beak and grey eye-rings. In flight, yellow-tailed black cockatoos.. more

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Aug 12, 2014. Captured Mar 21, 2011 16:07.
  • SP510UZ
  • f/3.7
  • 10/4000s
  • ISO75
  • 63mm