ParrotCacatua galerita   

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo at Higgins, ACT

Cacatua galerita at Higgins, ACT - 2 Sep 2017

Identification history

Parrot Cacatua galerita 11 Sep 2017 RyuCallawayMultiple Significant Sightings - RyuCallaway has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - RyuCallaway has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - RyuCallaway joined us in 2014!
Parrot Cacatua galerita 10 Sep 2017 Alison MiltonMultiple Significant Sightings - Alison Milton has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - Alison Milton has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

Another of my regular visitors is of interest because of its long bill. When I first saw it a couple of years ago it was looking very tattered and worn. Speculation has been that it had beak and feather disease or that it is a domestic escapee that did not initially know how to fend for itself in the wild, thus the poor condition. This is perhaps borne out by the fact that it is the most tame, though I've observed that a man two streets over has the cockies sitting on his shoulder to feed.

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Mallada sp. (genus) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 18 Jan 2018
Isodontia sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Jan 2018
Pseudoperga lewisii at Higgins, ACT - 3 Jan 2018
Illeis galbula at Higgins, ACT - 29 Dec 2017
Plebs bradleyi at Higgins, ACT - 20 Dec 2017
Cleora sp. (genus) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Phaulacridium vittatum at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Phalaenoides glycinae at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Hypertrophidae sp (family) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Ellipsidion australe at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Ocybadistes walkeri at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Illeis galbula at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Helicoverpa armigera at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Helicoverpa armigera at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Helicoverpa armigera at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Coccinella transversalis at Higgins, ACT - 5 Dec 2017
Unidentified True fly (Diptera) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 5 Dec 2017
Eudynamys orientalis at Higgins, ACT - 30 Nov 2017
Sparassidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Unidentified Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Eupoecila australasiae at Higgins, ACT - 26 Nov 2017
Helicoverpa armigera (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Oxyopes sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 24 Nov 2017
Lehtinelagia prasina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 23 Nov 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2017
Cerdistus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Eupoecila australasiae at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Bibio imitator at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Psilosticha mactaria at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Apis mellifera at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Harmonia conformis at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Apis mellifera at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Gymnorhina tibicen at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Eudynamys orientalis at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Laxta sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Amorbus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Mictis profana at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Scopula rubraria at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Poecilometis strigatus at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Metura elongatus at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Ocybadistes walkeri at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Zizina otis at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Stathmopoda crocophanes at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Myiagra rubecula at Higgins, ACT - 10 Nov 2017
Platybrachys sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2017
Clubiona sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Chelepteryx collesi at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Mantodea sp. (order) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Thema macroscia at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Oct 2017
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Oct 2017
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Oct 2017
Therevidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Oct 2017
Sparassidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Epiphyas postvittana at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Psilosticha absorpta at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Mallada sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Cryptoptila sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Scopula sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Helicoverpa punctigera at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Unidentified Wolf spider (Lycosidae) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Unidentified Wolf spider (Lycosidae) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Heteronympha merope (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Leptocneria reducta at Higgins, ACT - 23 Sep 2017
Platybrachys sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 23 Sep 2017
Poecilometis strigatus at Higgins, ACT - 22 Sep 2017
Archimantis sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 22 Sep 2017
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Caedicia simplex at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Salticidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Anestia sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Sep 2017
Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Sep 2017
Saragus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Aug 2017
Gymnorhina tibicen at Higgins, ACT - 21 Aug 2017
Cacatua galerita at Higgins, ACT - 21 Aug 2017
Mallada sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Aug 2017
Mythimna convecta at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Acridotheres tristis at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Sturnus vulgaris at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Anthochaera carunculata at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Cymbacha ocellata at Higgins, ACT - 13 Aug 2017
Melangyna viridiceps (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Morna florens at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Mantodea sp. (order) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Ellipsidion australe at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Harmonia conformis at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Melangyna viridiceps (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Higgins, ACT - 9 Aug 2017
Romulea minutiflora at Higgins, ACT - 8 Aug 2017
Mallada sp. (genus) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 18 Jan 2018
Isodontia sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Jan 2018
Pseudoperga lewisii at Higgins, ACT - 3 Jan 2018
Illeis galbula at Higgins, ACT - 29 Dec 2017
Plebs bradleyi at Higgins, ACT - 20 Dec 2017
Cleora sp. (genus) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Phaulacridium vittatum at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Phalaenoides glycinae at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Hypertrophidae sp (family) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Ellipsidion australe at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Ocybadistes walkeri at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Illeis galbula at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Helicoverpa armigera at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Helicoverpa armigera at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Helicoverpa armigera at Higgins, ACT - 6 Dec 2017
Coccinella transversalis at Higgins, ACT - 5 Dec 2017
Unidentified True fly (Diptera) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 5 Dec 2017
Eudynamys orientalis at Higgins, ACT - 30 Nov 2017
Sparassidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Unidentified Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Eupoecila australasiae at Higgins, ACT - 26 Nov 2017
Helicoverpa armigera (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Oxyopes sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 24 Nov 2017
Lehtinelagia prasina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 23 Nov 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2017
Cerdistus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Eupoecila australasiae at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Bibio imitator at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Psilosticha mactaria at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Higgins, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Apis mellifera at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Harmonia conformis at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Apis mellifera at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Gymnorhina tibicen at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Eudynamys orientalis at Higgins, ACT - 18 Nov 2017
Laxta sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Amorbus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Mictis profana at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Scopula rubraria at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Poecilometis strigatus at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Metura elongatus at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Ocybadistes walkeri at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Zizina otis at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Stathmopoda crocophanes at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2017
Myiagra rubecula at Higgins, ACT - 10 Nov 2017
Platybrachys sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2017
Clubiona sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Chelepteryx collesi at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Mantodea sp. (order) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Thema macroscia at Higgins, ACT - 4 Nov 2017
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Oct 2017
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Oct 2017
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Oct 2017
Therevidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Oct 2017
Sparassidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Epiphyas postvittana at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Psilosticha absorpta at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Mallada sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Cryptoptila sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Scopula sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Helicoverpa punctigera at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Unidentified Wolf spider (Lycosidae) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Unidentified Wolf spider (Lycosidae) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Heteronympha merope (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Oct 2017
Leptocneria reducta at Higgins, ACT - 23 Sep 2017
Platybrachys sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 23 Sep 2017
Poecilometis strigatus at Higgins, ACT - 22 Sep 2017
Archimantis sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 22 Sep 2017
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Caedicia simplex at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Salticidae sp. (family) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Eriophora transmarina (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Sep 2017
Anestia sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Sep 2017
Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Sep 2017
Saragus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Aug 2017
Gymnorhina tibicen at Higgins, ACT - 21 Aug 2017
Cacatua galerita at Higgins, ACT - 21 Aug 2017
Mallada sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Aug 2017
Mythimna convecta at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Acridotheres tristis at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Sturnus vulgaris at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Anthochaera carunculata at Higgins, ACT - 14 Aug 2017
Cymbacha ocellata at Higgins, ACT - 13 Aug 2017
Melangyna viridiceps (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Morna florens at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Mantodea sp. (order) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Ellipsidion australe at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Harmonia conformis at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Melangyna viridiceps (TBC) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Aug 2017
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Higgins, ACT - 9 Aug 2017
Romulea minutiflora at Higgins, ACT - 8 Aug 2017

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.029637-35.238258
  • Altitude 614.9m
  • Locations Higgins, ACT

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • Alison Milton Recorded by
  • 2 Sep 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
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